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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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JPMorgan bank could be hackers' latest victim

The FBI investigates a data breach into one of the world's largest banks that may have involved malware being deposited on an employee's personal computer.

By August 27, 2014

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Ebola, hackers drive Dictionary.com word of the year: 'Exposure'

Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.

By November 19, 2014

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Verizon 'supercookies' could be a boon to advertisers, hackers

Supercookies could take a bigger bite out of your privacy than you think, say researchers. Here's what they're worried about.

By November 10, 2014

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Genius hacker Walter O'Brien tells us about the true-life origins of Scorpion

When Scorpion makes its debut on Monday night, it will bring hacking and computer security to prime time like never before. Scorpion is based on the real-world exploits of Walter O'Brien, who online goes by the same handle. Walter joined us on the set to tell us how one Scorpion led to another.

By September 19, 2014

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackers

Doubts linger on the security of the controversial CurrentC payment app. Meanwhile, HP's Sprout targets creative minds and the Bitmoji app turns you into emoji.

By October 29, 2014

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackers

Doubts linger on the security of the controversial CurrentC payment app. Meanwhile, HP's Sprout targets creative minds and the Bitmoji app turns you into emoji.

By October 29, 2014

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Syrian Electronic Army attack spreads pop-ups across news sites

"You've been hacked" messages appear at CNBC, the Boston Globe and UK newspapers. The attack comes through an Internet address hijacking involving startup Gigya.

By November 27, 2014

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Russian hackers tap Windows flaw to hit NATO, Ukraine

Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.

By October 14, 2014

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Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom

Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more.

By October 13, 2014