Got hit with an ugly ad? Ad companies may leave you in the dark

You are getting bombarded with bad ads.  Google says it removed more than 3 billion of them last year — bad ads that tried to trick you, infect you or…

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Scam Alert #24 — Car sharing crooks & hackers in the control room

You wouldn’t want to get into a car with bad brakes, but you may have signed up for a car sharing app that crashed on its security test. This and…

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Don’t get crypto-mugged!

Thinking of trying your hand at cryptocurrency? Here are eight things to watch for to keep your money — and yourself — safe. Watch here:     Eight tips to…

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Scam Alert #23 — Hacking the military & a security bra

It turns out that hacking the military is easy when a captain doesn’t update his router password. Plus, an inventor says his smart security bra will save lives. These stories…

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“Which operating system is secure on a computer?”

You ask security questions, we answer! In our “Ask Archer” show live on Facebook, viewer Andrék asked, ““What operating system do you consider secure in a computer?” See answer here:…

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Scam Alert #22 — Travel Bots & Ship Hacking

You’re not the only one trying to make reservations on that hotel, airline or cruise site. Millions of bots are fighting for your spot. See why in this week’s scam…

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