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Attorney Advises San Francisco Law School Students To Focus On A Specialty Before Law School

South Bay Attorney Tom Flores explains why he believes finding a speciality is an important first step to becoming a lawyer.

04/14/2014

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49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested At LAX After Allegedly Yelling ‘Bomb’

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was taken into custody after allegedly yelling “bomb” at a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday, according to multiple reports.

04/13/2014

A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

PG&E Offers $250,000 Reward In San Jose Substation Attack

PG&E announced Thursday a $250,000 reward for the capture and conviction of suspects responsible for damaging a substation near San Jose last year by using sniper rifles to knock out 17 transformers.

04/10/2014

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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

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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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ATMs Vulnerable To Hackers After Windows XP Deadline

At midnight, Microsoft stops supporting its Windows XP operating system, opening ATM’s around the country up to the possibility of a cyber attack.

04/07/2014

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Legendary San Francisco FBI Agent Shares Advice For People Seeking A Career In Law Enforcement

Bay Area resident Terry Turchie led the Unabomb Task Force that finally captured and convicted Ted Kaczynski, in one of the most famous criminal investigations of the 20th century.

03/31/2014

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Woman Caught Sneaking On SFO To Hawaii Flights Arrested At Airport For 4th Time

Sheriff’s deputies say Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested for trespassing at the San Francisco International Airport Tuesday. It was her 4th arrest at the airport in just over a month.

03/18/2014

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Zuckerberg Voices Frustrations With NSA To Obama After Reports Of Facebook-Based Spying

The post comes a day after the news site Intercept reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets’ computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is “inaccurate.”

03/13/2014

A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Substation Attack Prompts Bill Requiring Utility Firms To Beef Up Security

An attack on a San Jose substation last year prompted a Peninsula lawmaker to propose legislation on Monday requiring PG&E and its regulators to come up with sufficient security protocols.

03/10/2014

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