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Making and breaking codes at the NSA museum

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stops in on the National Cryptologic Museum and sees a bit of the history of codes and codebreaking.

By Aug. 6, 2010

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Correction: PayPal QR codes

PayPal vice president Don Kingsborough's first quote was specifically referencing Starbuck's app.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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At Bletchley Park, breaking Enigma codes and winning WW II

Road Trip 2011: Code breakers led by Alan Turing were able to beat the Germans at their cipher games, and in the process shorten the war by as much as two years. At Bletchley Park, all the work took place in secret, where it stayed for decades.

By Jul. 4, 2011

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PayPal offers QR codes for retail-store purchases

The online payments company wants you to use its mobile payment app at any retail store, so it plans to use a generated code that is acceptable just about everywhere.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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The dark side of QR codes

Quick response codes are everywhere -- magazines, take-out menus, and the sides of bus stops. But this marketing tool could be just the opportunity hackers are looking for.

By Jul. 3, 2012

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What may be lurking in QR codes?

QR codes are everywhere, from magazines to signs and billboards. Pretty much anyone can create a QR codes. But while QR codes make it easy to connect with legitimate Web sites, they also make it easy for hackers to distribute malware. Jonas Tichenor tells you how you can protect yourself.

Jul. 2, 2012

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How to create QR codes on the Web

Ever wish you could create your own codes for your business, or even just for fun?

By May. 23, 2011

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Apple up-to-date redemption codes not working

Apple's inadvertent early release of its up-to-date program has resulted in duplicate redemption codes being issued.

By Jul. 25, 2012

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Coupons at Checkout finds coupon codes so you don't have to

This handy browser extension saves you the time and hassle of searching for discount codes, springing into action once you reach the checkout page for nearly any store.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Making bogus bar codes: Just how hard is it?

First it was shoplifting, then it was ticket-switching, and now it's bar code fraud. Just how easy is it to make a fraudulent UPC? Easier than you think. But getting away with the crime is a different story.

By May. 25, 2012