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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 24, 2014

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'Sex Criminals' still under review at Apple

Is Apple struggling again with content censorship? The second issue of a critically acclaimed comic book is published online everywhere but iOS.

By October 23, 2013

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How Apple Pay and PayPal can help shoppers avoid hacks

What's the best way to protect yourself when shopping online? CNET's Sumi Das explains how to keep your credit card details away from criminals.

By November 25, 2014

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Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By December 31, 2013

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In LA, faulty GPS trackers let criminals roam undetected

GPS trackers have become a cost-effective means of keeping tabs on criminals. But in LA county, a probation department report says one in four GPS devices used to track criminals on probation malfunctioned.

By December 28, 2013

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Facebook selects Criminal Case (not Candy Crush) as game of the year

Pretty Simple's Criminal Case is the Cinderella gaming story of the year, according to the social network.

By December 9, 2013

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Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US

The hard-to-detect malware is a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools to extract information from targets in non-English speaking countries, experts say.

By November 25, 2014

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Warrantless surveillance law may face test in criminal case

Justice Department plans to use information gathered under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in prosecution of an accused terrorist.

By October 27, 2013

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Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By November 18, 2014

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Chips promise more security for credit cards, but signature still required

Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.

By November 17, 2014