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The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

StubHub website. (CBS)

San Francisco-Based StubHub Latest Company To Be Victim Of Cyber Thieves

The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.

07/23/2014

A Kmart store layaway associate retrieves a package. (Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)

Bay Area Secret Santas Pay Off Layaway Accounts

The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.

12/19/2011

Facebook

Facebook Security Flaw Allowed Access To User Accounts

Security firm Symantec said it has discovered a security flaw in Facebook that inadvertently gives advertisers and other outside parties access to people’s accounts.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

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