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January 31, 2018

Just when you thought it was impossible to use a connected device without getting hacked2018 arrives with the discovery of an entirely new class of network ...

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January 31, 2018

In this episode of “Stupid Things Organizations Do with Connected Devices,” we take a look at the U.S. Defense Department, which gave 2,500 Fitbit personal trackers to military personnel in 2013 ...

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January 25, 2018

Dave Eargle doesn’t have to imagine what it would be like to get an extortion letter in the mail, because he got one. “I know you cheated on your wife,” the correspondent wrote. “More importantly, I have evidence of the infidelity.”

The scam artist behind the letter claimed to have discovered the alleged cheating accidentally, “while working a job.” Then he (or she) admits to...

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January 19, 2018

Let’s face it, even without the threat of fraud and scams, Valentine’s Day can be treacherous. Choose the wrong gift or a bouquet of least-favorite flowers, write the wrong note, and whatever was slightly wrong in your love life can go completely haywire.

St. Valentine wore an amethyst ring while he cut hearts (from paper) to send to good soldiers and persecuted Christians. Today...

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January 17, 2018

Right or wrong, Equifax was portrayed as the bad guy after its September 2017 announcement that it had been the victim of an unprecedented hack, in which thieves stole the personal data of 145.5 million consumers.

The Atlanta-based credit-reporting agency received plenty of blame, even more than the hackers who committed the theft. New York Times tech columnist ...

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January 14, 2018

Whether you plan to travel now or in a year, you should take steps to protect yourself from identity theft and credit card fraud while you’re on vacation. Tourists are often victims of theft, including passport and credit card theft—both of which can compromise personal information. Thieves can gain data by physically taking belongings the old-fashioned way...

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