Tag: hacker

You may have seen — and been concerned by — news stories about Superfish software on Lenovo notebooks. Lenovo began pre-installing Superfish on certain notebooks in September 2014. But, the software makes it easier for hackers to access...

Last week I told you about health insurer Anthem’s data breach affecting more than 80 million customers. This week, I’m telling you about scam artists who are sending phony “Anthem” emails that pretend to help customers, but...

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and yes, romance is in the air. But the month of love also celebrates Safer Internet Day on February 10th. Show how much you care by sharing this short online safety Q&A with your loved one.Has your...

Last week, hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurance company. As many as 80 million customers had their account information stolen. The pilfered data includes names, birth dates, medical IDs, Social Security numbers,...

News reports of large-scale data breaches — like this week’s announcement from Home Depot — have prompted some of our readers to ask about a credit freeze. Also known as a security freeze, this tool lets you limit access to your...

Recibes un email del jefe de tu jefe solicitándote que le hagas una transferencia de dinero a un nuevo proveedor. El email está marcado como urgente, así que ignoras los otros 20 mensajes de los que debes ocuparte y que requieren tu atención. Tu...

You get an email from your boss’s boss requesting that you make a wire transfer to a new vendor. The email is marked urgent, so you ignore the 20 others that need your attention to take care of it. You handle wire transfers all the time, and...

Es posible que ya lo hayas escuchado en las noticias: reportes que dicen que unos piratas informáticos rusos han robado más de mil millones de combinaciones únicas de nombres de usuario y contraseñas, y más de 500 millones de domicilios de email...

You may have heard about it in the news: reports that Russian hackers have stolen more than a billion unique username and password combinations, and more than 500 million email addresses, grabbed from thousands of websites. What should you do...

Booking a hotel stay for a summer vacation? Before you check in, check out how scammers try to take advantage of travelers.The late night call from the front deskYou think you’re getting a late-night call from the front desk telling you...

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