Theft

09.24.14
It's just this easy to steal from the Apple Store (video)
09.24.14

It's just this easy to steal from the Apple Store (video)

Late last week, ex-NBA player Rex Chapman was picked up by Scottsdale, Arizona police on felony ch...

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08.26.14
iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control
08.26.14

iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control

The opinion people have about thieves in general is pretty low, but a thief who broke into the tru...

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08.20.14
Heartbleed blamed for Chinese theft of 4.5 million health records
08.20.14

Heartbleed blamed for Chinese theft of 4.5 million health records

Yesterday, Community Health Systems announced that Chinese hackers had managed to steal the health...

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08.18.14
The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches
08.18.14

The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches

Few things are worse than realizing your smartphone's been stolen. Your personal information is no...

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08.11.14
California's smartphone kill switch bill is about to become law
08.11.14

California's smartphone kill switch bill is about to become law

After a brief battle, California's smartphone kill switch bill is on the cusp of becoming a bona f...

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08.02.14
FTC busts up $275 million credit card scam, sues the folks behind it
08.02.14

FTC busts up $275 million credit card scam, sues the folks behind it

The folks down at the Federal Trade Commission are busy helping all of us these days, whether they...

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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....

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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...

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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....

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