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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Fake groom caught after using iPhone translation app to talk to bride

A man has been jailed for his part in a fake marriage scheme involving women from Eastern Europe. His iPhone use was a giveaway.

By January 12, 2015

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Instagram purges fake followers. Sorry Bieber, Beyonce, Barack

The most popular celebrities on Instagram lose massive numbers of followers after the photo-sharing service purges fake or spam accounts, according to a list published to the Web.

By December 19, 2014

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iPhone owners beware of fake-app attack

Hackers can break into iPhones and iPads with bad apps, Quirky and GE make it more affordable to have a smart home, and Instagram lets you edit your mistakes.

By November 11, 2014

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iPhone owners: Beware of fake-app attack

Hackers can break into iPhones and iPads with bad apps, Quirky and GE make it more affordable to have a smart home, and Instagram lets you edit your mistakes.

By November 11, 2014

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Apple iOS bug lets fake apps sneak onto iPhones, iPads

The vulnerability affects roughly 95 percent of all Apple mobile devices currently in use, according to a new report.

By November 10, 2014

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Dating site fined for posting fake profiles

The Federal Trade Commission fines JDI Dating for posting fake profiles that encouraged the vulnerable to pay a subscription fee to contact beautiful women who weren't, in fact, real.

By November 1, 2014

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Facebook page on Weibo deemed a fake -- after 80,000 people follow it

There was some hope in China that the account, which had several updates reflecting positively on Facebook, could be the real thing, but the social network has confirmed it's not.

By September 9, 2014

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Biometric app downloads set to soar in next four years, study shows

More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.

By January 20, 2015

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The noPhone: A fake phone to help you talk to people

Created initially as a joke, a piece of useless rectangular plastic may have a use after all.

By August 25, 2014