Used tech scheme owner could face $42 million fine

The mastermind earned millions lying to people about their used phones & laptops, according to the FTC.   If Vadim Kruchinin comes back to the United States, he could end…

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What is ransomware?

You already have the sense that ransomware is not something good. Someone is going to have to pay ransom—and it could be you. “Ransomware is software that locks away our digital information and holds…

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What is a DDoS?

You may be asking two questions—“What is a DDoS?” and “How do you say it?”  First, the easy answer. The experts say “dee-doss.” And now that this word is showing up…

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Will hackers keep you from voting on Election Day?

Survey shows some people are so afraid of hackers that they might not even turn out to vote.   Look online, and you’ll see some voters saying they’re voting out…

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What is cybersecurity?

You see and hear this word almost everywhere now, from the presidential campaign to social media to grumpy cat memes. But do you really know what it means? The numbers…

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Anti-spambot fights spammers with spam

How to keep those spammers out of your inbox & get a good chuckle along the way.   You may like the idea of tricking a spammer, wasting their time with useless responses, like…

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