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Police bodycams can be hacked -- Ridiculously easy way for hackers to steal your identity -- Google tracks your every move

8/13/2018
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Police body cameras found to have flaws making them vulnerable to hacks and footage manipulation, rendering them ineffective in portraying actual events. You won’t believe how easy it is for thieves to steal your online identity by compromising your voicemail. Google is keeping records of your every move and tracks you even when you turn on privacy settings. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.

Duration:00:11:45

Ransomware attack on PGA -- Google has stranglehold on your time -- Alexa's new skill fools burglars

8/9/2018
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Days before its commencement, the PGA championship game gets hit by a nasty ransomware, locking up its files. Google took the lead over Facebook as the most used site on the internet - Where are you spending your time? Amazon’s Alexa adds a skill that can help safeguard your home from burglars. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com

Duration:00:11:33

Samsung's most popular phone is easily hacked -- Amazon hiring for work-at-home jobs -- Open source software uses facial recognition to track you

8/8/2018
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One of Samsung’s most popular smartphones has a nasty security flaw that lets hackers spy on you - do you own one? If you want a job with one of the most successful companies in the world, Amazon has made it easy with their new work-from home opportunities. The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning that the four major phone carriers have security flaws allowing hackers to access your data. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:10:26

100 million medical records exposed to hackers -- Smartwatch detects heart failure -- Amazing green light in sky tonight

8/7/2018
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A flaw found in one of the world’s top medical filing systems exposes the records of nearly 100 million people. A smartwatch helped save a man’s life before doctors could by alerting him of his alarmingly high heart rate. Malicious apps targeting Windows systems were found in the Google Play Store, and you’ve probably downloaded one of them. All that and more from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:11:16

Hacked smart gadgets attack -- Charge for Microsoft 10? -- Get Android Pie now

8/6/2018
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Criminals are using your IoT devices for cyber attacks. Is Microsoft going to charge a monthly fee for Windows 10? Skype Classic will be sticking around for a while. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:10:59

Bank glitch cost families homes -- Data breach exposes Social Security -- Hiroshima in VR

8/6/2018
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A popular U.S. bank’s software glitch cost customers their home. Google to unveil Pixel 3 phone in October that will really take on the iPhone X. Data breach exposes thousands of Social Security numbers. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:12:16

Trillion-dollar Apple -- Laptop could crash plane -- Fortnite addiction

8/2/2018
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Apple reaches an amazing milestone. A powerful telescope may have received a signal from aliens. A single overheating laptop could bring down an entire airplane. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:12:35

PayPal phishing scam -- 3-D guns blocked -- Limit social media

8/1/2018
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PayPal phishing email is tricking and data mining tons of people. It’s old school tech to the rescue after a massive cyber attack. Judge blocks 3D gun blueprints online. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:10:35

Critical steps to secure online banking

8/1/2018
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As convenient as online banking is, it’s important not to get too comfortable. There is no security guard standing watch over your online transactions. Online banking could expose you to hackers and malware that are looking for windows of opportunity to seize your sensitive information. So you need to be your own security guard! Here’s how.

Duration:00:20:01

Sneaky Apple scam -- Facebook catches election scheme -- Broken NSA security

7/31/2018
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A new scam is targeting the iPhone. Facebook takes down sites linked to elections. NSA security is still full of holes. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:11:47

Military software risks -- TSA tracking you -- Gmail scheduling

7/30/2018
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The Pentagon is sounding the alarm about malicious software. Apple is making a change to iPads that you’re going to hate. Federal air marshals are tracking your every move. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:10:16

Hacking from prison -- Mars gets closer -- Tesla surfboard

7/30/2018
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Prisoners hack into tablet to steal quarter of a million dollars. California teen goes on bizarre high-tech crime spree. Chinese shipping company hit by massive ransomware attack. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:10:45

Apps spying on millions -- Facebook stocks crash -- iPhones slowing down?

7/27/2018
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Certain browser extensions and apps were recently caught spying on over 11 million people. Apple is making a change to its new iPhones that could really slow you down. Facebook stock took a nose dive and it cost the company billions of dollars. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando.com

Duration:00:11:42

Locking out phishers -- Water on mars -- Spider in screen

7/25/2018
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Google implements oldschool technology to beef up its security. There’s more evidence that cable companies are in trouble. A scientific discovery might answer the question is there life on Mars. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando Dot Com.

Duration:00:08:30

Russian hackers take control of U.S. utilities -- Google beefs up security on its Chrome browser -- T-Mobile expands international travel perks

7/24/2018
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Officials say Russian hackers have successfully taken control of U.S. electric utility networks. Google is making it easier for Chrome fans to surf the web more securely. T-Mobile is expanding its already impressive lineup of perks for international travelers. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando Dot Com.

Duration:00:12:23

Facial recognition in schools enhances security -- Instagram tells friends when you’re online -- Flying car to hit market next year

7/23/2018
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Select schools are beefing up security with facial recognition technology in order to protect students. Instagram’s new feature will allow you to see when your friends are online so you can connect with them easily (and they can see you too!). A flying car is expected to hit the market in 2019. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando Dot Com.

Duration:00:10:26

Fake iPhone X is security nightmare -- Online data breach exposes top automakers’ information -- Password security problems on major websites

7/23/2018
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Counterfeit iPhone Xs are a huge security risk and you should avoid them at all costs. Automakers recently had sensitive documents exposed in a data breach online. Top websites allow for weak passwords, putting your online security at risk. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando Dot Com.

Duration:00:09:46

Gmail redesign puts billions at risk -- Celebrity death scam goes viral -- Mobile carriers are tested for reliability

7/19/2018
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A new Gmail feature could be putting billions of people at risk of an attack from cybercriminals. A new celebrity death scam is going viral, but don’t fall for it or it’ll cost you big time. Want to know which mobile carriers have the fastest and most reliable networks? Find out now. All that and more in Tech News Today from the news desk at Komando Dot Com.

Duration:00:09:10

Online pharmacy consumers are being scammed -- Walmart considers launching streaming service -- Disney creates fun app for amusement park visitors

7/18/2018
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The FDA is warning consumers who use online pharmacies of a tricky scam making the rounds. Walmart is considering getting into the streaming services business. Disney has created a fun app to help pass the time while waiting in line at one of its amusement parks. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:11:27

Amazon Prime Day crashes hard -- Man jailed for refusing to unlock phone -- Massive recall on blood pressure medication

7/17/2018
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Another Amazon Prime Day has come and gone, but it didn’t go off without a number of serious glitches. A Florida man has been put behind bars for 6 months for refusing to unlock his iPhone so police could search it. There is a massive recall on certain blood pressure medication because it might cause cancer. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:10:26