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Sundog IT: The importance of HTTPS

Very few internet users understand the meaning of the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that...

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

No one can escape the news of WannaCry. The IT industry has been covering this type of malware for years, but never has one...

New phishing protection for Gmail on Android

One of the most common ways hackers infiltrate networks is by using phishing scams -- fraudulent emails to trick unwitting users into giving away...

The most advanced Gmail phishing scam yet

As the technology that recognizes and thwarts malware becomes more advanced, hackers are finding it much easier to trick overly trusting humans to do...

Microsoft Word bug: What you need to know

Software developers and hackers are in a constant game of cat and mouse. When cybercriminals find new security bugs to exploit, tech companies have...

The phishing craze that’s blindsiding users

Most phishing attacks involve hiding malicious hyperlinks hidden behind enticing ad images or false-front URLs. Whatever the strategy is, phishing almost always relies on...

BBB Suggests “Social Smarts!” to Help Combat Growing Digital Dilemmas

There are millions of individuals visiting social media sites everyday through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. With that much activity, these sites are fertile ground...

Pokemon Go – Gone Phishing

The "Pokémon Go" craze is hot. So are a series of consumer tips by the Better Business Bureau to better use "Pokémon Go" safely,...

WhatsApp bug exposes users to hackers

Vulnerabilities in the web-based version of popular instant messaging app WhatsApp recently left up to 200 million users exposed to hackers and malware. The...

Know the Facts: Common Tax Scams

Your phone rings. You look at the screen. It has a number you don’t recognize, but the caller ID appears as “IRS.” Your heart leaps...

“Valentines Day Scams” That Can Lead To Heartbreak Says The BBB

Online dating has always had its concerns…but they become magnified every year as Valentine’s Day draws near. The search for that special someone can...