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TV Buying Guide

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 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

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MasterCard to boost credit card security with smartphones

Using geolocation data, the credit card company proposes a plan that will only allow card transactions when a users' smartphone is within close proximity.

By February 25, 2014

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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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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

By September 23, 2014

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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014

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LG adds 'kill-switch' security feature to G3

The phone maker has added heftier antitheft software to its flagship phone, as more lawmakers call for technology that protects smartphone owners from being robbed of their devices.

By May 27, 2014

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Most mobile apps will fail standard security tests, Gartner says

The market researcher says this poses a serious problem for businesses, where bring-your-own-device options are commonplace.

By September 15, 2014

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Kmart, Dairy Queen see payment-card data stolen

The retailer and the fast-food chain are the latest businesses to report that hackers accessed payment-card data by breaching their systems.

By October 11, 2014

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Coin to strengthen security of all-in-one credit card

After reaching its crowdfunding campaign goal in only 40 minutes, the team behind Coin continues to take preorders and addresses its most-pressing criticisms.

By November 20, 2013