Theft

07.28.14
What you need to know about card skimming
07.28.14

What you need to know about card skimming

"Skimming" is a blanket term used when referencing a crime where you take small amounts of money....

By S. Cooper,   07.28.14
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07.15.14
Data thieves want to track what you type at hotel business centers
07.15.14

Data thieves want to track what you type at hotel business centers

You may not want to use your hotel's business center to check email on your next big trip. The Sec...

By J. Fingas,   07.15.14
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07.07.14
Thieves nab 40,000 Samsung devices through a daring Brazilian heist
07.07.14

Thieves nab 40,000 Samsung devices through a daring Brazilian heist

When you think of gadget thefts, odds are that you picture muggings or smash-and-grabs at stores....

By J. Fingas,   07.07.14
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07.07.14
Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible
07.07.14

Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible

Bank machine skimmers, which swipe your account as you insert your card, have been getting increas...

By J. Fingas,   07.07.14
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06.19.14
"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say
06.19.14

"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say

The "Activation Lock" feature Apple introduced in iOS 7 is already having a discernible impact on...

By Y. Heisler,   06.19.14
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06.09.14
Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded
06.09.14

Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded

You may not pay much notice to product trackers like barcodes and RFID tags, but they're absolutel...

By J. Fingas,   06.09.14
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05.30.14
Two-thirds of Americans are doing nothing to protect their privacy
05.30.14

Two-thirds of Americans are doing nothing to protect their privacy

Americans are still not getting the message about protecting their personal info, despite recent e...

By S. Dent,   05.30.14
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05.12.14
This case would probably prevent a lot of iPhone thefts, too bad it's apparently crap
05.12.14

This case would probably prevent a lot of iPhone thefts, too bad it's apparently crap

Everyone knows that smartphones are a hot target of thieves these days. They even have a special n...

By Mike Wehner,   05.12.14
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05.09.14
Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash
05.09.14

Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash

ATM thieves are increasingly focused on digital heists, but many of these robbers still prefer old...

By J. Fingas,   05.09.14
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