Scam Alert #14 —- Facebook hoax & fake stress relief

With Facebook in the news — and in hot water — hoaxers are out in full force.  This warning, plus a fake stress relief app and a way to feel your e-mail in your…

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Why you don’t want to plug in your phone at work

Using your personal phone at work can let the bad guys into places you really don’t want them to go, cybersecurity experts say. As he was signing documents for his new bank…

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What’s going wrong at your water company

National group finds more than 600 cybersecurity holes in U.S. critical infrastructure.  You may grumble about the size of your water bill, but you’re pretty sure water will come out of…

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The new Furby (Dis)Connect: customers complain about “glitches”

  New owners of the furry robotic toy say they have trouble connecting, updating & more. Elizabeth has a problem with the latest version of the insanely popular 90’s talking…

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Code Red: how the new U.S. cyber attack directive will work

White House lays out color-coded plan to deal with growing threat. A cyber strike team has frozen all connected cars in their tracks. You sit—jammed—on the freeway, hearing report after…

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Will robocops return to patrol at shopping center after incident?

Patrol bot maker pulled the plug after robot was accused of running down a toddler.  The future of robot policing is in limbo after a collision between a toddler and a 300-pound…

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