Category: Consumer Threat Notices

Protect Yourself from the Latest Internet Security Threats

Our experts keep you up to date with the latest and most harmful cyberthreats, so you can avoid being victimized. With their insight and advice, you’ll learn ways to keep your devices harm free.

Every August, hackers and cybersecurity professionals from around the world gather in Las Vegas to trade tricks, tips and break things for fun and to help increase consumer security. The event is called “DefCon,” and this year’s event promises to be as great as usual with one particularly exciting new element: the Internet of Things […]

If The Beatles’ song “The Taxman” rings true, we are all employees of the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). I’m skeptical of that claim. Yes, this administration that gives every taxpayer’s heart a little stress test in mid-April employs a lot of people. No debate there. But the IRS is about to get a […]

We all, at one point in our lives, have felt the sting of being duped. Whether you donated to a less-than-legitimate charity, fell for one of last week’s better online April Fool’s jokes, or simply came to the realization that your precious child actually did steal the last cookie from the cookie jar, we’ve all […]

Passwords are hard. They can be long, they can be short and they can be filled with numbers, symbols and errant capitalizations. When you add multiple services into the mix, each demanding their own unique password, memorization becomes impossible. Worse yet, if a service is compromised, passwords can become useless. For those reasons, the security […]

If there’s one thing we can hardly afford to go without in today’s society, it’s data. Apps need updating, photos need Instagramming and, for the lost and confused, maps need to guide us step–by–step. All of this requires the vaporous medium of “data” to work. And that data, more often than not, is delivered over cellular […]