Email spam targets Google users with malicious link

DO NOT CLICK ON GOOGLE DOCS LINK IN EMAILS!
​Google / ​Alphabet Inc. warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/gmail-phishing-google-docs-1.4098240

Alphabet Inc. warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked.

Mobile phone motion sensors can be used to crack your PIN

New research reveals hackers can use sensor technology to gather all kinds of data

If you don’t have a pin on your phone, set up one, make it 6 digits, and close apps when not in use. If you need help, let me know. 

New research has revealed just how easy it is for criminals to use the sensors in mobile phones to crack four-digit PINs, and that users know very little about…
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Apple iCloud hack threat: It’s worse than we first thought

I’ve been telling people that iCloud isn’t a safe place for backups. Please save your data to another option. I use Google Drive / my Gmail account for backups – 15GB of space at no cost!

Hackers are threatening to remotely wipe an unknown number of iPhones, iPads, and Macs unless Apple pays a ransom. The picture is becoming clearer. This is what you need to know.