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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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Smartphone industry commits to antitheft measures amid calls for 'kill switch'

The New York Attorney General and San Francisco District Attorney applaud the move, but say it falls short of their goal of having antitheft measures enabled by default on all devices.

By April 15, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 comes preloaded with antitheft features for Verizon, US Cellular

In an effort to curb smartphone theft, Verizon and US Cellular have worked out a solution with the Korean handset maker to better secure its new flagship Android device.

By April 4, 2014

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Senators propose smartphone antitheft 'kill switch' bill

On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.

By February 13, 2014

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New York AG to cellular carriers: Why was antitheft switch killed?

The attorney general pens letters to the major US wireless carriers and says "it's disturbing that the nation's leading smartphone carriers knowingly dismissed technology that could save lives."

By December 11, 2013

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More work ahead in Apple, Samsung antitheft crack attack

The results of attempts to crack the antitheft security on Apple's iOS 7 and Samsung's Galaxy S4 Lojack system are still being compiled.

By July 19, 2013

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Apple, Samsung's latest phones face antitheft stress test

Apple and Samsung's latest phones and their antitheft technology are being tested by state and federal governments on Thursday.

By July 18, 2013

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 2, 2014

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Android and Chrome may come together, but don't expect changes yet, Google says

As Google gets set to release its newest Android devices, CNET sat down with some of the division's head team members to chat about security software, screen sizes and getting users to update their gadgets.

By October 26, 2014

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon makes for more secure smartphone kill switch

The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

By September 15, 2014