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Hacker Group Disrupts Bay Area Rapid Transit

Is TweetDeck Safe? How To Make Sure Your Twitter Account Isn’t Compromised

Is Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.

06/11/2014

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Create Super-Secure, Easy To Remember Passwords After ‘Heartbleed’ Attack Compromised Every Password You Have

A simple trick to create easy to remember but uber-secure passwords in response to the Heartbleed Internet security breach.

04/09/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Internet Security Threat ‘Heartbleed’ Exposes Millions Of Passwords

An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

04/08/2014

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Larry Magid: Breached Trust Changes Tone At Moscone Center’s RSA Cyber-Security Conference

Our technology analyst reports there’s a bit of a difference in tone at this year’s RSA security conference being held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco this week.

02/25/2014

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Google Acquiring Israeli Startup That Uses Sound-Based Password Technology

Google is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.

02/17/2014

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hackers Expose Thousands Of Yahoo User Names, Passwords

Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it’s investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users’ email addresses and passwords.

07/12/2012

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Tech Report: Can Companies Or Colleges Demand Access To Facebook Profiles?

Some colleges, and even a few employers, have recently insisted on taking a peak at the Facebook pages of applicants, policies Facebook officials said violate the sites terms of use.

03/08/2012

EyeLock

Tech Watch: New Eye Scanning Device Goes Beyond Online Passwords

If you’re tired of having to remember dozens of passwords for websites, a new device might be just for you. It’s called EyeLock.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/12/2011

Black and white versions of the new iPad 2 are displayed during an Apple Special event on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Sued Over In-App Purchases By Children

Apple is facing a lawsuit from aPennsylvania man whose 9-year-old daughter racked up $200 buying “Zombie Toxin” and other game items on an iPod.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Security Issues With Apple Products

CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley talks about security issues with Apple products and a new “two step authentication” feature from Google.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/10/2011