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FaceCrypt App

FaceCrypt lets you encrypt your passwords by using facial recognition as a failsafe.

06/16/2014

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AOL Reports Email Security Breach

AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a “significant number” of its email users’ accounts.

04/29/2014

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Sands Casino Notifies Bethlehem Customers About Data Breach

Sands Casino has started notifying customers of its Bethlehem location whose personal information may now be in the hands of computer criminals.

03/03/2014

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Target Now Says Data Breach Affected Up To 70M Customers

That is substantially more customers than Target had previously said were affected.

01/10/2014

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JPMorgan Chase Data Breach Could Affect 26,000 Pennsylvanians Who Use Bank’s Debit Cards

The Pennsylvania Treasury Department says JPMorgan Chase told it that hackers gained access to the personal information of about 465,000 cardholders nationwide.

12/05/2013

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Lily Collins, Phil’s Daughter, Is The Most Dangerous To Search For Online

The anti-virus company McAfee says web searches for the ‘Mortal Instruments’ actress — more than any other celeb — are turning up results that might look legit, but instead take you to a page that could deliver a virus to your PC.

09/18/2013

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CBS News Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Says Her Computers May Have Been Tampered With

Sharyl spoke to Chris Stigall on “The Chris Stigall Show” about what she referred to as “an issue with my computer that’s gone on for quite a long time.”

05/21/2013

Facebook

3 On Your Side: Protecting Your Social Media Accounts From Hackers

Is your Facebook password the same as the one for your Twitter account? You could be asking for trouble.

04/29/2013

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3 On Your Side: Malware Warning

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people around the world could be knocked off the internet because of a malicious computer virus. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to check to see if your computer is infected.

07/08/2012

CNET Offers Tips For Creating Secure Passwords On Social Media Sites

Yesterday’s LinkedIn hack left millions of user passwords for the business social networking site in the wrong hands. Experts recommend members change their passwords — but to what, exactly?

06/07/2012

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Car Starting Remote Or App Could Expose You To A Hacker

It is supposed to be the height of convenience — a remote or smartphone app that starts you car and controls some of its functions. But, like most technology, it has its weaknesses — and this one could expose you to a whole different kind of carjacker.

08/09/2011

Password Meter.com

Is your password strong enough? You may think so, but criminals and their high-powered computers may chew through your password in seconds. PasswordMeter.com can help,

10/14/2010