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How to Protect Yourself (and Your Loved Ones) From AI Scam Calls

AI tools are getting better at cloning people’s voices, and scammers are using these new capabilities to commit fraud. Avoid getting swindled by following these expert tips. excerpt: YOU ANSWER A random call from a family member, and they breathlessly explain how there’s been a horrible car accident. They need you to send money right now, […]

How to Remove Your Info From Google With the ‘Results About You’ Tool

You can soon set up alerts for whenever your home address, phone number, or email address appears in Search. excerpt:   IN 2022, GOOGLE launched the “Results about you” tool to help people remove personal info from the company’s search results. With billions of searches happening daily on Google, finding your private phone number or home address […]

How the Spectre and Meltdown Hacks Really Worked

An in-depth look at these dangerous exploitations of microprocessor vulnerabilities and why there might be more of them out there By Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev and Dmitry Evtyushkin You don’t have to be a computer genius to read and appreciate the problems that Meltdown and Spectre introduced. And spolier alert, it ain’t over yet.