AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/21/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
Looking to hide your internet browser from the spying eyes of your internet service provider (ISP)? A VPN is your answer, just as long as it’s not a fake one like this scam targeting Plex customers via MOTHERBOARD [ Bit.ly Link ].
Looking to hide your internet browser from the spying eyes of your

Phony VPN Services Are Cashing in on America's War on Privacy

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Lynn Foster- Turner
AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/20/2017 at 20:13. Facebook
Did you know that in 2016, the cost of ransomware was more than $200 million in just the first 3 months! Cybercriminals are making quick and easy money off of asking you to pay the ransom through targeted attacks to your computer! [ Avgread.me Link ]
Did you know that in 2016 the cost of ransomware was more

The cost of ransomware

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Dimitris Takis Tivikelis
Dimitris Takis Tivikelis
AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/19/2017 at 21:46. Facebook
There is ALWAYS something to steal! Ransomware has quickly become one of the biggest security threats and an easy way for cybercriminals to steal your money. Remember, DON'T PAY THE RANSOM! [ Zd.net Link ]
There is ALWAYS something to steal Ransomware has quickly become one of

Ransomware is now so awful it's actually making us take security seriously | ZDNet

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Richard Rico Magalad
David Brown
AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/18/2017 at 19:06. Facebook
Your furniture is getting a seriously cool upgrade with new smart IoT functionality that allows you to connect to any device with a touch of your finger! [ Yhoo.it Link ]
Your furniture is getting a seriously cool upgrade with new smart IoT

This gadget can turn an ordinary surface into a smart controller

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Jason Neat
James Hickey
Tony Campbell
AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/17/2017 at 23:28. Facebook
All it takes is a quick click on a tempting email or Facebook ad for malware to infiltrate your device and hold your files hostage through its encryption. The next message you'll receive will ask you to "pay the ransom" if you want to ever see your data again! [ Bit.ly Link ]
All it takes is a quick click on a tempting email or

Ransomware is 'blood in the water' for hacker extortionists - The Parallax

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Garrett Crowl
Nadia Lickova
Norma Warden
AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies
04/17/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
Can toasters attack?! Making everyday appliances into “smart” devices sounds awesome until they turn on you! [ Avgread.me Link ]
Can toasters attack Making everyday appliances into smart devices sounds awesome until

The Internet of Things Can Be Used Against You

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Paul Smith
Laurie Akamom Ostergaard-Overbey
Olav Alexander
Looks like fingerprint ID is no longer enough to keep your mobile phone secured from intruders. Hackers are now able to quickly unlock devices using embedded JavaScript and based on the tilt of your phone! [ On.mash.to Link ]
Looks like fingerprint ID is no longer enough to keep your mobile

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

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AVG
Arne Paul Hustad
Hackers could be making money with your Amazon.com personal information. Using email addresses and passwords, thieves are posting fake deals on third party seller pages and sharing your data for a profit. [ On.wsj.com Link ]
Hackers could be making money with your Amazoncom personal information Using email

Amazon’s Third-Party Sellers Hit By Hackers

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Søren Jensen
Vesta Maria
Palle Iversen
Rollback of the law protecting your right to privacy when you search the web = more people than ever Googling “What’s a VPN?” Do YOU know how to pick how the right one? WE can help: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Rollback of the law protecting your right to privacy when you search

Looking to hide your traffic from ISPs? Not all VPNs are equal - The Parallax

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Dawid Data
Ty Brown
Andrew Wakeman
Cable networks are now saying that they didn't agree to sell your data before the repeal of the Broadband Privacy Bill, and they won't start now. Can we really trust this? [ On.mash.to Link ]
Cable networks are now saying that they didnt agree to sell your

Major ISPs now say they won't sell your browsing history. Yeah. Right.

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Stephen Lewsey
Tim Price
Spring is in the air! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and your computer is due for a clean up! [ Bhpho.to Link ]
Spring is in the air The birds are chirping the flowers are

Refresh Your Computer by Cleaning Up Its Software

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AVG
Łukasz Borówka
New wireless smart hub brings both Amazon.com and Google apps together with key touchscreen functions and visuals you won't find on Echo or Alexa alone! [ On.mash.to Link ]
New wireless smart hub brings both Amazoncom and Google apps together with

Smart speaker jams both Alexa and Google Assistant into one hub — with a touchscreen

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Brian A Holt
Peter John Schmidt
Keith Holzapfel
Realizing you probably should have protected your files with a back up method. #WorldBackupDay [ Gph.is Link ]
Realizing you probably should have protected your files with a back up
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Mark Greenhalgh
Aaron Davies
Your Android device may not always make it clear which update is the most current, with weird names like Lollipop and KitKat. [ Avgread.me Link ]
Your Android device may not always make it clear which update is

The truth about Android updates

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Sumit Thukral
Joy Moore Hantzsche
Melanie Martin
You'll receive a phone call from an unknown source who will simply ask you," Can you hear me?". If you answer "Yes", you immediately have given a voice authorization for scammers to apply fraud charges to your accounts. [ Usat.ly Link ]
Youll receive a phone call from an unknown source who will simply

Don't say 'Yes' when robocall scam rings

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Barry Lowden
Peter Parker
Paul Smith
The UK government wants to ensure terrorists have no place to hide, which means unlocking access to encrypted apps like WhatsApp. Should we now sacrifice our privacy for the sake of safety? [ On.mash.to Link ]
The UK government wants to ensure terrorists have no place to hide

WhatsApp and encrypted messaging targeted in UK

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Lindsey Webb
Renze De Witte
Steve Plews
Don’t freak out! This time the CIA’s hack efforts on your Apple devices is not to invade your privacy!
Dont freak out This time the CIAs hack efforts on your Apple

Can the CIA hack your iPhone? What you need to know about the WikiLeaks dump.

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Alexis García
Dylan Maloney
Myra A. Gaddy
It’s time to tighten up your security measures on your social accounts now before you become the next victim of a hack! [ Yhoo.it Link ]
Its time to tighten up your security measures on your social accounts

How Hackers Can Break Into Your Accounts Without Your Password

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Earl St Germain
Sandii Walters
Craig Capel
Vulnerabilities found in smart home devices such as Dropcam, Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera, Nest Cam and more could give unwanted visitors access in to your home! on.mash.to/2mwIBDn
Vulnerabilities found in smart home devices such as Dropcam Dropcam Pro WiFi

Security hole lets burglars knock out your smart home camera

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Luke Yang
Davor Mlinarić
Stuart Ross
The top 5 most popular mobile apps that users lock to protect their privacy. Did yours make the list? [ Avgread.me Link ]
The top 5 most popular mobile apps that users lock to protect

What data do you protect on your phone?

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Kajetan Mazur
Ken Toole
Paul Poe Synthematix