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Top 12 Scams of the Holiday Season

It's that time of year again-a season filled with holiday cheer, comforting food, colorful lights, family and friends, uplifting music and online shopping scams. Wait, what?! Yes, you read it correctly; unfortunately, this season may bring with it some unwanted virtual gifts if you aren't extra


New Report Warns of Increasing Cyberthreats

As cybersecurity advances and better protects our computers from harmful threats, those threats are also advancing, becoming more harmful and difficult to detect. The newest McAfee Labs Threats Report, released in August 2014, details recent data surrounding threat research, threat intelligence and


Jimmy Kimmel: Most Dangerous Celebrity

Move your mouse away from that Jimmy Kimmel video link! He may appear harmless, but he just topped the most dangerous celebrity list.


Russian Hackers Collect 1.2 Billion Passwords!

‚ÄčThere has been another breach! According to the New York Times, 1.2 billion usernames and passwords have been stolen by a Russian gang. Security researchers have suggested that it is now the LARGEST known collection of stolen Internet credentials. Not only were usernames and passwords stolen, but