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Are Apple AirTags Being Used to Track People and Steal Cars?

Are Apple AirTags Being Used to Track People and Steal Cars?

On a Sunday night in September, Ashley Estrada was at a friend’s home in Los Angeles when she received a strange notification on her iPhone: “AirTag Detected Near You.” An AirTag is a 1.26-inch disc with location-tracking capabilities that Apple started selling...

How to spot the software that could be spying on you

How to spot the software that could be spying on you

Testimonial from *Maria *, victim of cyber-stalking ( source: BBC) When she met her husband in her early twenties, it felt like love.  But romance quickly soured, turning in to a 25-year tale of abuse and control. First there was the name-calling. Then, complete...

Beware of unknown QR codes—they could contain malware

Beware of unknown QR codes—they could contain malware

Thanks to the pandemic, QR codes have popped up on ad posters, restaurant tables, and billboards around the world, inviting people to scan them in order to view menus and marketing information without having to type a web address into their phones, according to a...

Facebook is shutting down its facial recognition software

Facebook is shutting down its facial recognition software

Facebook said Tuesday it plans to stop using facial-recognition software that could automatically recognize people in photos and videos posted on the social network, marking a massive shift both for the tech industry and for a company known for collecting vast amounts...

Fake COVID vaccine card sales are ramping up online

Fake COVID vaccine card sales are ramping up online

As more schools, businesses and travel destinations require proof of vaccination, there are growing concerns about fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, according to a recent article published in ABC7NEWS.com Offers to purchase fake COVID-19 vaccination cards are on apps...

Apple plans to scan US iPhones for child abuse imagery

Apple plans to scan US iPhones for child abuse imagery

Apple intends to install software on American iPhones to scan for child abuse imagery, according to people briefed on its plans, raising alarm among security researchers who warn that it could open the door to surveillance of millions of people’s personal devices....

US companies hit by ‘colossal’ cyber-attack

US companies hit by ‘colossal’ cyber-attack

About 200 US businesses have been hit by a "colossal" ransomware attack, according to a cyber-security firm. Huntress Labs said the hack targeted Florida-based IT company Kaseya before spreading through corporate networks that use its software according to a...

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