Your year in review — traveling, hacking & spam

Here’s where we went in 2017 — and you came along with us! From Spain to Russia to Peru, with stops to open new video news studios in Portland, Oregon and…

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Malicious hackers are ‘fingerprinting’ you and your computer

They’re profiling you to see if you might make a good victim, experts say. Talk about a bad date. Love seekers on the free dating site Plenty of Fish made…

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Keys to Ukraine power hack will unlock same doors in U.S.

Think the U.S. is ahead of the game? Cybersecurity experts say hackers could pull off the same attack here and shut off your power, too. You might think Ukraine’s power…

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Fake apps bring up ghost porn on your phone

Researchers discover hundreds of fake apps designed to trick you into secretly connecting to porn sites. These are not rave reviews. Users describe a selfie app on Google Play as…

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How to hack the Pentagon—legally

The Department of Defense is recruiting hackers to try to get into the “five-sided box”. He may have been ahead of his time. Gary McKinnon—or “Solo” as he was known on line—admits…

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The hand that clicks your mouse may not be your own

A warning about how attackers can get to your computer through your mouse & what you can do about it. Your wireless mouse and keyboard allow you to work more comfortably,…

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