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Secure your iOS device with a six-digit passcode on iOS 9

Apple wants you to add two more digits to your PIN code, increasing security of your iOS device.

By July 31, 2015

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Reset a forgotten passcode on the Apple Watch

There's no need to panic if you ever forget the passcode on your new Apple Watch. It only takes a couple of minutes to reset it.

By May 15, 2015

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Easily bypass a forgotten Apple Watch passcode

Forgot the passcode on your new Apple Watch? CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to easily reset it.

By May 15, 2015

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Man arrested for refusing to give phone passcode to border agents

Technically Incorrect: A Quebec resident believes his cell phone is personal. So when Canadian border agents wanted to search it, he says no.

By March 6, 2015

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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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How to stay safe online: CNET's security checklist

Safeguard your personal information against the most common Internet perils by taking these security measures.

By January 27, 2016

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Tips for changing your passcodes

The beginning of the new year is a great time to reset all of your passcodes and log-ins for key Web sites. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some tips for creating complicated passwords and ways to store that information to keep it safe.

By January 9, 2014

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How to disable Apple Pay on a lost Apple Watch

Even with the added security of a passcode, this is something you'll want to do should you lose your watch.

By May 8, 2015

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Eddy Cue: Here's how Apple Pay works on an Apple Watch

The exec in charge of Apple Pay tells CNET at a Golden State Warriors game that the mobile payments service will work on the company's new smartwatch as long as the device has been unlocked with a passcode or through an iPhone.

By March 6, 2015

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Yahoo's Mayer gives phone passcodes a pass

commentary Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confesses that she doesn't use a passcode to protect her smartphone, which goes to show you how hard it is to get people to take reasonable precautions. But it's also an improper risk for a major corporate leader.

By September 11, 2013