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burglars

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Can burglars jam your wireless security system?

We examined claims that popular wireless security kits come with new vulnerabilities.

By February 11, 2015

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Canary's DIY security gadget promises lower insurance bills

Indiegogo's DIY security gadget is on sale now, and can earn you a discount on your State Farm insurance.

By March 25, 2015

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Get an Oplink AlarmShield home-security system for $124.99

Smartphone-friendly and free of monthly fees (unless you go premium), this is complete home security in a box.

By February 25, 2015

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Car dealers outraged by Edmunds' haggling ads

Edmunds.com, the car research site, releases amusing ads that show a supermarket checkout clerk haggling. Dealers force the site to remove the ads, saying car dealers don't haggle anymore.

By October 26, 2014

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This 3D-printed DIY gadget can crack a safe in minutes

The world's top safe-cracking machines cost $10,000 or more, and are typically only sold for military use. These guys built one that's just as good for a fraction of the price.

By October 15, 2014

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Man in selfie on stolen iPhone: It's not what you think

A man whose selfie pose with his girlfriend appeared in the cloud account of a stolen iPhone explains that his aunt bought two phones at a swap meet for $80.

By August 21, 2014

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Burglar wearing electronic tag steals laptop

In what may have been an attempt at seeing hope triumph over intelligence, a serial burglar in the U.K. discovers that electronic tags really do record your movements.

By January 6, 2013

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Man allegedly robs home, forgets to log off Facebook there

It's an odd thing to do -- checking your Facebook profile at home you've allegedly broken into. But that's what a Minnesota man is said to have done.

By June 24, 2014

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Burglar uses iPhone as flashlight, accidentally records the crime

Sometimes iPhones can be a little too useful, as a burglar discovers when he inadvertently creates the evidence of his own guilt.

By October 28, 2012

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Kids post Facebook pics of themselves burglarizing house

Some teens allegedly break into a house, have a party, and then post the evidence on Facebook. Oh, and they tag themselves too.

By October 3, 2012