data safety

Watch out for this Netflix 'payment declined' phishing email scam

The message looks legitimate, and tries to trick users into giving up credit card info,

2 major security flaws are affecting millions of phones, computers – here's what you should do

And you probably have a device that's at risk. Here's what you should do about it.

The Forever 21 data breach is worse than feared – here's what happened

It went on for months, and happened because a safety measure wasn't turned on everywhere.

5 things you should take away from the Explore Minnesota Facebook page hack

What you should (and shouldn't) do to keep your accounts safe.

Update: Explore Minnesota's Facebook hack nightmare is over

But why was the tourism agency targeted? And how did someone take control?

The Uber data breach: What you need to know

Personal information of 57 million Uber users was accessed.

Forever 21 says it was probably hit by a data breach

If you bought something there with a card, this might affect you.

This WPA2 KRACK attack means your WiFi is not secure – even though everyone thought it was

This newly reported flaw affects basically everybody – so here's what you should do.

Al Franken tears into former Equifax CEO over the data breach

Franken questioned the former CEO over the massive data breach.

Equifax won't make you sign away class-action lawsuit rights for using TrustedID

The company had offered a year of the service for free – but with a catch.

Computers at Minnesota's Tettegouche State Park were hit with malware

Anyone who used a credit card at the park in late August should be alert.

Best Buy won't sell Russia-based Kaspersky Lab products anymore

Kaspersky is based in Moscow, and is facing accusations about ties to Russian intelligence.

Uber will stop tracking you after you've been dropped off

The ride-sharing service had a change of heart about the controversial feature.

Hackers took control of both HBO's and PlayStation's Twitter accounts

The group OurMine took control of their social media accounts.

Toys that connect to the internet could be spying on kids, FBI warns

Authorities worry about exploitation and identity fraud.

Records of millions of Verizon subscribers were unprotected online

A cybersecurity researcher first noticed the issue – though Verizon said the number of people affected is "overstated."

What to know about this global cyber attack

Researchers think it could be a malware that's been sold on the dark web's black market.

Hacker continues to jab Minnesota institutions, this time going at the U of M

The hacker already accessed state government and MSU Moorhead data without authorization.

How big a deal is this hack of Minnesota government and MSU Moorhead servers?

Email addresses, encrypted passwords, user IDS – what someone could do with the information.

Chipotle's payment systems were hacked – see if the one you go to was hit

Malware got into the register and card payment systems and scraped up info.