Chrome is really looking out for you now.

Fake download links on download pages are an easy way to accidentally install garbage software on your system.  I'm seeing more of this stuff than I am actually viruses and, unfortunately, because of shady tactics, it's usually "self-inflicted" in that the user installs it themselves. Chrome is taking steps to start blocking those with their…
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Installing a credit card skimmer takes much less time than I’d have guessed

The page I'm linking to includes a video where two scammers distract the checkout clerk and the third takes *maybe* one second to install a credit card skimmer on top of the existing transaction device.  He then double checks it, taking another second or two. Incredible...and incredibly scary. http://gizmodo.com/it-takes-these-brazen-thieves-just-seconds-to-install-a-1765447063
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Quick advice about free phone charging stations

If you saw a credit card swiper sitting out in the open, you probably wouldn't be crazy enough to just slide your card through it and "see what happens" on your bill.  Right? By the same token, you shouldn't trust free charging stations -- there may be a device on the other end of the cable…
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IE 8 to 10 reaching “end of life”

There's a Windows Update coming next week that will alert users to the "end of life" of IE8,9,10 which means anyone still using XP or Vista. Win7 users should already have done all their updates and have been running IE11 for quite some time.  Win8 & 10 users started off with IE11 and are unaffected.…
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