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Routers Hacked with Default Password

Everyone knows you should change the default password on pretty much everything, right? Well here's a new reason to make sure you change the password on your router.

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Tags: Hack, Router, Password, Phishing, Scam

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$3 Million Bounty for Russian Hacker

The FBI is offering a $3 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of a Russian hacker suspected of building and distributing a troubling Trojan virus called ZeuS.

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Tags: Virus, Malware, Hack, DDOS, ZeuS, Gameover, Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, Bounty, Trojan,

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Lenovo Accused of Preinstalling Malware on Laptops

Lenovo laptops come with software called Superfish pre-installed on them. Some users are describing it as malware.

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Tags: Lenovo, Superfish

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CEO using Microsoft Office 365 email hacked

If you use Microsoft Office 365 and think your safe from hackers, think again. We just learned of a hacker breaking into the CEO's email account, sending emails as the CEO and authorizing a bank transfer.

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Tags: Security, Cyber Security, Microsoft Office 365

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Questioning Turbo Tax Fraud Efforts

Former security employees of Intuit allege that the company has processed state and federal tax refunds that were known to be filed by cybercriminals via the popular income tax program TurboTax.

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Tags: Cyber Security, Turbo Tax, IRS, Intuit

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Microsoft Support Scam

There's a new phone scam taking place, and it's right here in North Carolina. Here's how it works.

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Tags: Microsoft, Hack, Scam

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Identities of Millions of Children Stolen

We recently reported that Anthem, the nation's second largest health insurance company, was hacked, giving cybercriminals access to the personal information of millions of people. The victims, however, were not just adults.

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Tags: Hack, Anthem, Identity Theft