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Crowdfunding Effort Dries Up For San Jose Airport Stowaway

In February, a GoFundMe campaign was kicked off to legally buy Marilyn Jean Hartman a ticket to Hawaii after she made at least three attempts to get on a plane leaving San Francisco International. Since then 50 people chipped in.

08/07/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

Jordan Stewart of the San Jose Earthquakes in action against the Colorado Rapids at Buck Shaw Stadium on May 7, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Security Stepped Up For First Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium; 45,000 Expected At Earthquakes-Sounders Match

The Santa Clara Police Department will have an extra 100 officers on hand, and sheriff’s deputies will not only be patrolling the stadium, but VTA light trains as well.

07/31/2014

TSA Screen Check

TSA Offers Cash Rewards For Anyone With A Better Idea To Move Long Security Lines

Airline passengers who dread the long security checkpoint lines at the airport now have an opportunity to do something about it, and win some cash while doing it.

07/29/2014

StubHub website. (CBS)

San Francisco-Based StubHub Latest Company To Be Victim Of Cyber Thieves

The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.

07/23/2014

TSA Screen Check

TSA Opens Precheck Enrollment Center At SFO To Quickly Move Travelers Through Airport Security

Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now enroll in TSA Precheck at a new enrollment center at San Francisco International Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

07/23/2014

Eric Slighton SFO TSA copy

Police Looking For 2 Women Allegedly ‘Screened’ By Fake TSA Agent At SFO

More details were released today about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately “screening” two women at San Francisco International Airport.

07/22/2014

Fans fight in the stands at Candlestick Park, Saturday Aug. 20, 2011. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Rowdy Fan Behavior Still Exists Despite Bryan Stow Case

Despite added security at many sports venues, including in the Bay Area, there are still plenty of cases of fan altercations, more than three years after the Bryan Stow attack.

07/10/2014

The TSA is noticing a trend of passengers attempting to bring aboard knives the size of a credit card onto airplanes. (photo courtesy TSA blog)

TSA Says Growing Number Of Passengers Stopped With ‘Credit Card’ Knives At SFO, Oakland Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has noticed a new trend at airport checkpoints where passengers are being stopped for carrying knives that fold up into the size of credit cards.

07/07/2014

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