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Are your apps acting creepy? New approach to phone security could tip you off

Whether an app is malicious or simply using your data in a way you don't like, phones with a new Qualcomm chip will alert you.

By August 31, 2015

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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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Popping champagne cork causes emergency landing of jet

Technically Incorrect: A member of the cabin crew opens a champagne bottle. The cork flies into the plane's ceiling. The oxygen masks drop. Oh, woe.

By August 29, 2015

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Sony CEO: We were the victim of a vicious and malicious hack

Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."

By January 5, 2015

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To stop next spam king, Facebook program helps firms share security info

The company's ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the cybersecurity threats they face. Early indications show they're willing to play along.

By August 29, 2015

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US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheft

Suspecting Chinese hackers as the culprits behind a series of data breaches in the US, the White House is weighing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals, the Washington Post has reported.

By August 31, 2015

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Tentacled Kraken d20 dice slither from the sea to your game

Roll your way through your next role-playing game with a set of creepy 20-sided dice that look like they crawled out of a dark and terrifying ocean.

By August 22, 2015

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You can look, but Ashley Madison information is hard to verify

When it comes to unmasking people who used the adultery website, it's hard to trust the information that was posted online by hackers.

By August 19, 2015

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In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By August 13, 2015

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Firefox users, here's a security flaw you'll need to fix

This bug can upload files from your computer if you visit the wrong news site. But you can close up the hole by downloading the latest version of the browser.

By August 7, 2015