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Crave Talk: Robberies rise, escape with your iPod

Robberies in the UK are up 22 per cent, according to a report. The Home Secretary blames it on the expensive consumer electronics we're loaded with. How can you hide your iPod from attackers?

By Jul. 20, 2006

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Senators propose smartphone antitheft 'kill switch' bill

On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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New York AG to cellular carriers: Why was antitheft switch killed?

The attorney general pens letters to the major US wireless carriers and says "it's disturbing that the nation's leading smartphone carriers knowingly dismissed technology that could save lives."

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Calif. lawmaker to introduce smartphone 'kill switch' bill

Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Proposed bill would require kill switch in Calif. phones, tablets

The California Senate bill is designed to deter smartphone and tablet theft.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Calif., carriers headed for battle over 'kill switch' bill

State regulators unveiled the proposed piece of legislation, hoping to suppress theft of mobile devices. But will resistance from the wireless industry halt the effort?

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By Dec. 31, 2013

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Fund this: iPhone case calls for help with the flip of a switch

The Lifesaver Case immediately dials E911 and transmits crucial information -- no extra interaction with the phone required.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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DA to Apple: Make iPhone's Activation Lock the rule

San Francisco's district attorney argues that a majority of users in the city already enable Apple's lost phone security feature, so why is it just optional?

By Dec. 18, 2013