Security

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

If You Drive In Oakland, Police Probably Know Where You’ve Been

A San Francisco-based civil liberties group is painting a stark portrait of what it looks like when tens of thousands of cars are tracked on the streets of Oakland over an eight day period.

01/21/2015

(Tijuana Secretary of Public Security)

Drone-Hunter Scans For Peeping Drones Then Knocks Them Out

People frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.

01/19/2015

(Credit: Buena Vista Images)

Report: US Border Patrol Should Abandon Plans To Buy New Drones

The Homeland Security Department’s border drones program costs far more than the government estimates, helps in the arrests of just a fraction of the number of people trying to cross the border illegally and flies far fewer hours than the government claims, an internal watchdog asserted in a report released Tuesday.

01/08/2015

(CBS SF)

New Jeans Made In Bay Area Firm Designed To Thwart High-Tech Thieves

Security company Norton has teamed up with Betabrand to create jeans with special pockets meant to protect credit cards, passports and key fobs from digital pick-pocketing.

01/08/2015

13 United Airlines flight attendants said they refused to work on a flight from San Francisco International Airport on July 14, 2014 after this message was scrawled on their jet. (CBS)

Ex-United Flight Attendants Who Discovered Spooky Message On Jet At SFO Sue Over Firings

More than a dozen former flight attendants have filed a lawsuit against United Airlines after they werer fired for refusing to work on a flight out of San Francisco International Airport last year following discovery of threatening writing on the plane’s fuselage.

01/08/2015

Arden Fair Mall

Fights At Packed NorCal Shopping Mall Force Early Closure

Security had to break up two brawls among shoppers at a the Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento on the day after Christmas.

12/27/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Servers Hacked, Compromising Personal Data Of 1,600 People

UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.

12/17/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, talks with reporters in the senate subway before sharing a report on the CIA and it's torture methods. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Dianne Feinstein: Torture Program ‘Far More Brutal’ Than CIA Claimed

American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.

12/09/2014

49ers v Raiders

Brawl Between 49ers, Raiders Fans Caught On Camera During Battle Of The Bay In Oakland

A brawl between fans was caught on camera during Sunday’s Battle of the Bay game in Oakland.

12/08/2014

Candlestick Park Fan Fight

Raiders Adding Security For 1st Game With 49ers Since Violent 2011 Brawl

The Oakland Raiders are increasing security for this Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers at O.co Coliseum.

12/05/2014

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