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Microsoft aims to get tough on security with its Edge browser

The software giant is building tighter security into its browser designed specifically for the upcoming Windows 10.

By May 12, 2015


Samsung Smart TV raises spying privacy fears

Get the facts behind Samsung's Smart TV voice controls, which sends what you say to third parties. Also, beware of phishing scams targeting Anthem hack victims.

By February 9, 2015


American Greetings raises e-card defenses against phishers

The greeting card company is now using an anti-phishing standard known as DMARC to help block fake e-mails.

By May 30, 2012


How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By August 20, 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


Phishers are posing as Facebook security on chat

Pretending to be Facebook Security, scammers are sending chat messages to people trying to get their account information and credit card data.

By January 13, 2012


Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice.

By August 9, 2012


Phishers use HTML attachments to evade browser blacklists

Successful attacks require recipients of phishing e-mails to open an HTML attachment and fill out a form before data is sent to a compromised Web server for harvesting.

By March 16, 2011


Facebook yanks spammy 'Verify Your Account' app

Beyond spreading itself to your Facebook contacts, it's unclear what the spam app did before the social network disabled it.

By June 15, 2012


New phishing attacks target iCloud, MobileMe users

As the holidays quickly approach and our agendas become filled with baking cookies, traveling, and last-second shopping, scammers are on the loose and have started targeting iCloud users in an attempt to acquire your log-in credentials.

By December 22, 2011