Scam Alert #20 — New baby cam warning & toy dangers

You could be letting creepy people get close to your kids without your knowledge. Parents and researchers are reporting new hacks on baby monitors, as well as toys that let…

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Scam Alert #13 — Despacito hacked & digital “Beanie Babies”

Online attackers have hit a range of targets, from one of the smallest countries in the world to the most popular song video on the planet. We have the latest scams and trends…

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Scam Alert #12 — Brainwave hacks & Groupon fakers

Can cyber crooks hack your brain?  Maybe not your actual grey matter (not yet, anyway). But they can get into the machines that measure your brainwaves and do some nasty business….

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How often should I turn off my phone?

You ask — we answer! This question from our #AskArcher show is about smart phones — how often should you completely turn yours off? See the answer here:     How often…

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Scam Alert #11 — Fake peepers & video game scams

You get a message from someone who says they made a compromising video of you doing something indelicate. Do you pay the blackmailer? See this and more — Facebook, video game scams &…

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Scam Alert #10 — Stealing bones & hacking robots

Going in for an ultrasound, mammogram or X-ray? You might think your medical images are private. But researchers found security gaps that let bad guys steal your images — and…

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