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Happy Holidays: You've Been Hacked!

It's never a good season to leave your online accounts vulnerable to hacking attacks or theft. And when the holidays roll around, the scammers aren't taking vacation: They're boosting their efforts just as you already face extra risks.

IRS Internet Scams: If the Tax Man Emails You, It's Fraud

When the IRS sends you an email that it owes you some cash, and all you need to do to collect it is click through to their website, it's naturally tempting. Don't bite: No matter how convincing that email is, you can rest assured that it's a scam.

Will Real Names Make YouTube Friendlier?

Is the solution to flame wars, copyright protected uploads, and general poor decorum around YouTube simply a matter of introducing name tags? That's what Google is hoping.

Top 10 Looming Computer Security Threats of 2012

Cyber-security no longer means only protecting your computer from ne'er-do-wells. Hackers are cracking codes on all sorts of devices and getting sneaky about breaking into everything from cell phones to car systems.