Email spoofing is a form of phishing in which hackers mimic commonly known email addresses. Here are tips to help you spot and avoid this scam.
With strong social media privacy settings, you can make sure your profiles are only shared with the people you want to see them. Learn how to manage social media privacy issues that might arise.
There are a lot of popular smartphone apps that allow users to livestream to strangers or communicate anonymously. Is your teen using one of them?
As data breaches become more common, it's important to know how to better protect your personal data from hackers. Here are some basic cybersecurity steps you can take.
Ticket scams are rampant on sites like Craigslist, especially when a major sporting event like March Madness is coming up. Here's how to spot a fraud.
Were your email addresses and passwords exposed in the massive Collection #1 data aggregation? Here's how you can find out.
Consumer DNA tests are one of the hottest trends right now, with 23andMe boxes lining Target’s end caps and Kelly Ripa promoting Ancestry.com. It’s a pretty amazing concept: Spit into a tube and get a wealth of information about your ancestral history and family lineage.
If you’re like most Americans, you’re active on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit, and more. The information you post on these accounts can reveal a lot about you.
Identity theft is a big problem in the United States. Cyber criminals have been hacking into big data banks to pilfer personal information, including financial data, for many years.
Holiday greetings, festive videos, and other celebratory posts fill your social media feeds during this time of the year — along with clever scams designed to target you for your money, identity, or other personal information.
As the holiday season approaches this year, you might be feeling a bit wary of using your credit or debit card at certain retailers who have had data breaches in the past.
Most people have heard of the dark web, but many don’t fully understand what it is, how information gets there, or how to access it.
The dark web contains unindexed, hidden information like personal details that can be sold to identity thieves. Here's how to check the dark web for your information.