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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:03 AM EDT

Instagram Introduces 'Face Filters' Similar to Snapchat

Instagram Introduces 'Face Filters' Similar to Snapchat

Instagram on Tuesday announced a feature called "face filters," the latest effort to steal the thunder from upstart Snap, which is the parent company of Snapchat. Instagram's face filters allows users to...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:42 AM EDT

Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack

Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:26 AM EDT

Protect Yourself From Schemes

Protect Yourself From Schemes

Ee continue the weeklong series on top ways to protect yourself. NBC10’s Matt DeLucia reports some of the top schemes hitting our area and a couple ways you can fight back.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 09:39 PM EDT

Computer Expert Who Foiled Cyberattack Says He's 'No Hero'

Computer Expert Who Foiled Cyberattack Says He's 'No Hero'

A young British computer expert credited with cracking the WannaCry cyberattack told The Associated Press he doesn't consider himself a hero but fights malware because "it's the right thing to do." In his first...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Top Tips: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

Top Tips: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

Whether you're working out, at a gas station, traveling, or online, here are some tips that can help you not be a victim.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:24 AM EDT

Cyber Crime a Constant Batlle

Cyber Crime a Constant Batlle

Online thieves are finding new ways to take your personal information. NBC10's Matt DeLucia reports.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 07:34 PM EDT

Huge Cyberattack Ebbs as Investigators Work to Find Culprits

Huge Cyberattack Ebbs as Investigators Work to Find Culprits

The global cyberattack that took computer files hostage appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch the extortionists behind it — a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 06:49 AM EDT

Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology

Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology

In the race to the self-driving future, Lyft has agreed to work with Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google's parent company, to bring autonomous vehicles to the masses, both companies told NBC News...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 06:48 AM EDT

5 Ways to Become a Smaller Target for Ransomware Hackers

5 Ways to Become a Smaller Target for Ransomware Hackers

This weekend's global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems and security software, cybersecurity experts said. The...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 05:34 PM EDT

An Alert Researcher, Teamwork Helped Stem Huge Cyberattack

An Alert Researcher, Teamwork Helped Stem Huge Cyberattack

The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain...

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