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WhatsApp Now Encrypting Messages From Beginning To End

WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users’ conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

11/18/2014

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Key-Copying Technology Helping Thieves Break Through Old School Security Systems

Thieves are employing high-tech key making tools to break into old school security and commit crime.

11/18/2014

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Tiburon Police Chief Says Public Input Necessary On Implementing Surveillance Technology

Tiburon’s police chief said he believes cities and counties should include the public in any decision to place surveillance cameras on roadways or in public spaces.

11/17/2014

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Oakland Airport’s BART Connector Opens Saturday; AirBART Drivers Feeling Job Insecurity

BART is planning a grand-opening celebration this Saturday for its long-awaited connector between Coliseum Station and the Oakland Airport, but the current AirBART drivers are worried about their jobs.

11/17/2014

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Belvedere To Start Tracking Cars With License Plate Cameras

Cameras will soon be taking pictures of your license plates when you enter or leave Belvedere.

11/12/2014

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Website Streams Private Security Cameras; Reminds Users To Change Passwords

Security cameras can help people keep a watchful eye on their homes when they’re away, but a new website shows that very camera may be letting others sneak a peek inside.

11/11/2014

A man lies on the steps outside the San Francisco Federal Building, October 28, 2014. (CBS)

Bags, IDs Go Unchecked, Security Absent, Despite Heightened Terror Alert At SF Federal Building

An order by the Homeland Security Department to increase security at federal buildings nationwide did not seem to have been followed through with in San Francisco.

10/29/2014

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Security To Be Increased At Federal Government Buildings In D.C., Other Cities In ‘Precautionary Step’

Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a “precautionary step.”

10/28/2014

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TSA Finds Cannon Barrel In Checked Bag Of San Francisco-Bound Passenger

An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon.

10/28/2014

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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.

10/23/2014

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