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How to use Google's Password Alert tool to thwart phishing attacks

Google created a new Chrome extension that alerts you when you enter your Google password on a non-Google site. Here's how to set it up.

By April 29, 2015


Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By August 12, 2014


Hackers transform EA Web page into Apple ID phishing scheme

One of the game maker's servers is breached -- allowing hackers to create a phony Apple log-in screen that prompts users for personal information. EA says it now has the situation under control.

By March 19, 2014


Google Apps bug exposes some users' personal info

A defect in Google's business software exposed e-mail addresses, mailing addresses and phone numbers of some users, making them potentially vulnerable to phishing schemes.

By March 13, 2015


Spot a phishing email in 2015

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By January 27, 2014


Phishing scam piggybacks on Apple Dev Center hack

With people no doubt on edge after the hacking of Apple's Web site for developers, scammers are sending out bogus e-mails in an apparent effort to steal passwords.

By July 25, 2013


Google uncovers phishing campaign targeting Iranians

Web giant says it has identified a significant spike in phishing activity originating from within the country just days ahead of presidential elections.

By June 12, 2013


Deter phishing attacks by consolidating your contacts

If you forward your Web mail messages to your ISP mail account, you can delete all your Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo Mail contacts and rely solely on your ISP account's address book.

By May 31, 2013


The 404 1,473: Where we put kidding aside with Scott Aukerman (podcast)

Scott Aukerman returns to the show with a preview of the upcoming third season of "Comedy Bang Bang," the newest podcasts on the Earwolf Podcast Network, and how he dodged the Secret Service during his interview with President Barack Obama for "Between Two Ferns."

By April 28, 2014


Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By March 11, 2014