Judgment day for head of used phone scheme: pay up $42 million 

He earned millions scamming people & now he has to pay it back, says judge.   ***Updated on 5-22-17 at 1:45 pm with new information from the FTC about what…

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Warning on child safety kits asking for kids’ fingerprints

Security experts say you need to protect your children’s biometric info. You may see it at your child’s school, or online—a notice about setting up a child’s safety kit to…

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What are you (still) leaving on your hard drive?

New report shows many people are giving away their personal information when selling their computers online. The letter was far from genteel. It was long and bristling and angry, revealing a bitter…

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How ransomware nearly stopped a NASCAR racer in its tracks

And what you’ll see on the car in the next race, now that the attack is over.  When car number 95 hits the track this Saturday night in Daytona Beach, it…

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The “iTunes virus” & why we fall for phishing scams

When are you more likely to click on a phishing e-mail & give up the goods to attackers? Do you have the iTunes virus? You might think so if you…

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Unscrew the light bulbs when you leave the house

How some connected things are putting you in danger, down to the smart bulbs and plugs. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a dimmer on that lamp? Matthew Garrett thought so….

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