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anti-theft

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Home Depot victim of same malware that hit Target -- researcher

A credit card hack allegedly uncovered at Home Depot reportedly used a variant of the same malware that affected Target customers last year, says security researcher Brian Krebs.

By September 8, 2014

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By July 29, 2014

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Top 5: Anti-theft technologies

Brian Cooley runs down the top 5 anti-theft technologies keeping your car from getting stolen.

By July 7, 2014

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Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill

A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.

By July 8, 2014

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2015 Subaru WRX STI: New take on everyone's favorite daily rally car! (CNET On Cars, Episode 45)

The new WRX STI may be the most technically capable car in the world that you can (probably) afford. Car theft is on the decline thanks to technology, and we explain the mystical science of limited-slip differentials.

By July 4, 2014

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New UK cybersecurity training scheme prepares for hackers

Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.

By June 24, 2014

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If you've never played this tower-defense classic, don't miss out on this unbeatable giveaway.

By May 9, 2014

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 2014

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California Senate approves smartphone ‘kill-switch’ bill

After failing in the state Senate two weeks ago, a bill requiring that device makers include antitheft software on phones sold in the state passes muster.

By May 8, 2014

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Android still triggers the most mobile malware, says F-Secure

Google's mobile OS gets targeted by 275 out of 277 new malware "families" spotted last quarter by the security specialist.

By April 29, 2014