Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity isn’t what it used to be. Breaches and leaks, once rare and relatively low-impact, have become commonplace, rendering our personal data more vulnerable than ever. Everything from your Social Security to your health information now lives online, and though it may prove difficult to avoid such attacks, staying up to date on the latest news and security practices is the first step in prevention. Thankfully, we’ve rounded up all our news, guides, and cybersecurity coverage in one central location.

    University of Alabama is tracking students to see if they leave football games

    Alabama's Crimson Tide has launched a loyalty program in a bid to keep students in their seats till the end of the game. But it involves tracking them on their smartphones.
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    Here’s why phishing attacks against Macs are rising at an alarming rate

    Macs are at increasing risk of phishing attacks, according to a Kaspersky report, suggesting your sensitive information could be at risk.
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    Apple attacks Google for ‘stoking fear’ over iPhone exploit

    Apple has published a blog post defending itself against Google's recent report detailing a massive zero day security flaw in iPhones

    Looking forward to that $125 Equifax settlement? FTC says it will be much less

    Equifax customers who choose to receive $125 from an FTC settlement may be disappointed. Since a huge number of people have filed a claim on the Equifax site, those who opted for the cash payout will get much less than originally promised.
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