Data Privacy Briefing for July 2021 is now available | 2021-07-30

Data Privacy Briefing for July 2021 is now available | 2021-07-30

    31 Jul 2021

Data Privacy Briefing for July 2021 is now available | 2021-07-30 | Security Magazine This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to

Generators recalled for severed fingers

Generators recalled for severed fingers

    31 Jul 2021

Photo (c) skynesher – Getty Images Generac is recalling 321,160 of its DR 65000 Watt and 8000 Watt portable generators after receiving several reports of consumers amputating their fingers while using the products. The cause behind the injuries is an unlocked handle that can pinch consumers’ fingers against the generator frame when the product is

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccines among its medical employees | 2021-07-29

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccines among its medical employees | 2021-07-29

    31 Jul 2021

On July 26, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced he will make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for Title 38 VA health care personnel — including physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, registered nurses, physician assistants, expanded-function dental auxiliaries and chiropractors — who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit VHA facilities or provide direct care to

Steer Clear of These Rental Home Scammers

Steer Clear of These Rental Home Scammers

    30 Jul 2021

Watch out for these red flags when seeking help with a rental home: Internet Scambusters #969 Struggling to get help with your rental home payments? Or enchanted by a newly discovered low-rent home that seems almost too good to be true? Either way, scammers have you firmly in their sights, as we warn in this

strong Wear OS contender but time will tell

strong Wear OS contender but time will tell

    30 Jul 2021

The TicWatch E3 is a powerful Wear OS smartwatch, that offers the latest technology in an affordable package. And Google has since confirmed Mobvoi’s watch will work with Wear OS 3, which is set to be the biggest update to Google’s smartwatch operating since its launch. However, given that upgrade might not happen until mid-2022,

What is spyware — and how can you protect yourself?

What is spyware — and how can you protect yourself?

    30 Jul 2021

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Viruses, Malware, or Spyware: What’s More Dangerous?

Viruses, Malware, or Spyware: What’s More Dangerous?

    29 Jul 2021

(Photo: cyano66/Getty Images) An antivirus utility that stuck strictly to defending against computer viruses would be nearly useless. Computer viruses are just one sort of threat and not a common sort at that. A proper antivirus program defends against all kinds of malicious software. When we encourage you to install antivirus protection, we’re talking about

California County Emergency Operations Center Improves Situational Awareness | 2021-07-29

California County Emergency Operations Center Improves Situational Awareness | 2021-07-29

    29 Jul 2021

California County Emergency Operations Center Improves Situational Awareness | 2021-07-29 | Security Magazine This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use

FTC blames social media platforms for spike in consumer fraud

FTC blames social media platforms for spike in consumer fraud

    29 Jul 2021

Photo (c) tuan_azizi – Getty Images Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Lina Khan has accused “Big Tech” of monopolistic behavior. Now she says these companies are also responsible for a surge in consumer fraud during the pandemic. In an appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Khan said fraudsters are using social media platforms

We tracked hydration with the Gatorade Gx smart patch

We tracked hydration with the Gatorade Gx smart patch

    29 Jul 2021

When a wearable says it can track your hydration, that usually means manually input each time you lift a glass of water to your mouth. But the Gatorade Gx is a little bit smarter than that. US sports drink giant Gatorade believes it can deliver those insights via a wearable patch. You scan with your