Your year in review — traveling, hacking & spam

Here’s where we went in 2017 — and you came along with us! From Spain to Russia to Peru, with stops to open new video news studios in Portland, Oregon and…

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What is encryption?

Everybody’s using it—good guys, bad guys, the government. Even you, though you might not know it. But what is encryption? “Encryption is a fancy word for garbling up a message or…

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What is a password manager?

You have too many passwords already. And now you hear you’re supposed to have a different password for each account. How on earth will you remember them all? The answer?…

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Do these things to shop scam-free this week & beyond 

These steps will help you stay safe while shopping in the stores or online.   Someday soon, you will be able to snooze off the third helping of turkey on your couch…

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Not your dad’s Nigeria scam

Scammers change their tactics to get your money—and succeed.   You could spot a Nigeria scam if you saw one, right? Take this suspicious e-mail that showed up in my inbox this…

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Return the money or face arrest, judge orders tech scheme owner

The head of a massive used tech operation is found in contempt of court after reports of disappearing money.   Pay it back, or you could go to jail.  That’s the message…

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