Security

A KTVU news van was broken into in Oakland as a crew covered a story. (Source: Joe Vazquez)

News Van Broken Into As Crew Covers Story In Oakland

A KTVU news van was broken into while a crew covered a story in Oakland Tuesday morning.

07/21/2015

Mail from the EDD with a claimant's social security number on it. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On Documents

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.

07/20/2015

A woman wearing oversized sunglasses lettered with the words "stop spying" listens to speakers during the Stop Watching Us Rally protesting surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency, on October 26, 2013, in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Surveillance Power From Patriot Act Lapses With No Deal In Senate

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in […]

06/01/2015

School Beating

Student Dumped From Wheelchair Files Lawsuit Against Oakland School District

An Oakland High School student who was dumped out of his wheelchair by a campus security guard last year has filed a lawsuit against the school district.

05/15/2015

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students Notified Of Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers, Bank Accounts

Students at UC Berkeley were being notified of a data breach that may have exposed social security numbers and other personal information Thursday, according to Cal Officials.

04/30/2015

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Jane Kim Leads Effort To Disarm San Francisco Muni’s Private Security Guards

Supervisor Jane Kim is leading an effort in San Francisco to disarm the private security guards who escort Muni fare box cash collectors, Critics say it would leave the Muni employees sitting ducks for robberies.

04/21/2015

The state capitol in Sacramento. (CBS)

Security Stepped Up At State Capitol After Vaccine Bill Author Receives Death Threats

Security has been stepped up at the state capitol Tuesday night after the author of a bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children received death threats.

04/14/2015

Safe Harbor homeless shelter, near the San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Says Nearby Homeless Responsible For 16 Perimeter Breaches Over The Past Decade, Shelter Disagrees

It was the list no airport wanted to top, but coming in at number one in an Associated Press investigation, San Francisco International Airport had 37 perimeter breaches in the past decade.

04/09/2015

(Credit, Randy Yagi)

San Francisco International Airport Tops Nation In Perimeter Breaches, Mineta San Jose 5th

While the security problems at Mineta San Jose International Airport made worldwide headlines, an investigation by The Associated Press set to be released Sunday discovered San Francisco has had the most breaches in the past decade.

04/08/2015

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