Someone’s playing games with your critical computer systems

    You may worry about your phone getting hacked. But for people running a factory or a power plant, a computer attack could mean your city is blacked out,…

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The kitty — and the man — behind the Internet’s new cat

Behind the scenes at a new site for people who just want to hear a cat purr.   You might find Babouche napping on the bed. She is the voice…

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Pull the plug? About that FBI toy warning…

What should you do now that the FBI is warning parents about connected toys?   It was a surprise for Julie, mother of two kids, and owner of connected toys…

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Feds say they have dark net drug dealer ‘NarcoBoss’

ICE says he sold fentanyl online on AlphaBay, leading to overdoses, some fatal.   You can find reviews for restaurants, dentists, movie theaters — even drug dealers on the dark…

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What the big Verizon data breach — with exposed PINs! — means for you

  Your PIN is meant to be private — a personal identification number that lets you in to your bank account and other places where you need protection. So when…

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Out for revenge? You’re leaving digital tracks

Former employees try to make their companies pay, but get prison time instead.   He was fired. He was angry. He wanted to mess with the guy at work who’d ticked…

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