Malware

Coupons

Coupon Scams Could Cost You

While manufacturers distribute nearly 330 billion legitimate on line coupons every year, there are several digital coupon scams to know.

11/21/2014

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Home Depot Says Malware Affected 56M Payment Cards

The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.

09/18/2014

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UPS Stores Hit By Computer Virus, Cherry Hill One Of Them

By Jim Donovan Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states, including a store […]

08/21/2014

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Report Says Target Could Have Stopped Hacker Attack, But Didn’t

Target says it’s not fair to speculate before their investigation is complete.

03/13/2014

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Scam Alert: Delmarva Power Warns Customers Of Fake Invoices

Delmarva Power is warning its customers that scammers posing as third party suppliers are sending fake utility bills via email to some New Jersey and Delaware customers

01/13/2014

Searching for Lily Collins could mean trouble for your computer. (credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images)

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

Phone Hackers

3 On Your Side: Hackers Attacking Cell Phones And Tablets

More and more people are having their mobile devices hacked by viruses, malware and things you’ve probably never heard of. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reveals how it’s done so that you don’t become a victim.

02/13/2013

Computer Hacker

How To Protect Your PC From JAVA Hacker Attacks

A security flaw has been uncovered in the widely-used Java software that analysts say hackers are actively using to infect computers with malware.

01/11/2013

3 on your side

3 On Your Side: Scammers Target Anti-Virus Software

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, a consumer’s best intentions can end up being pretty costly.

10/22/2012

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New Evidence In Bank Cyber Attacks

Major banks are still trying to figure out what hit them in late September when their websites were knocked offline by cyberattacks. There is new evidence that points to a sophisticated strike.

10/11/2012

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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

MacBook

Apple Computers Vulnerable To ‘Flashback’ Malware

Mac owners aren’t used to dealing with viruses. But that’s changing, now, with the biggest-ever threat, affecting hundreds of thousands of Apple computers.

04/11/2012

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Mobile Malware Costing Smartphone Users Big Bucks

It’s no longer just your home computer that’s being targeted — malware is making its way to your smartphone, too.

12/18/2011

An ad on Facebook promises video of bin Laden's death.

Ads, Promising Photos Of Dead Osama Bin Laden, Deliver Viruses

The FBI says emails appear to come from your friends, claiming to show either photos of bin Laden dead or a video of his death. But it’s actually a virus or malware that could steal personal information or cause your entire system to crash.

05/04/2011

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