Theft

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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