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Twitter Adds Optional Additional Security Measure To Logins

Twitter said in a blog post Wednesday that users will be able to enroll in a login verification program. For those who sign up, Twitter will send a six-digit code using a text message each time they sign in to Twitter.com. Besides their username and password, users will have to enter the code to log in as well.

05/22/2013

Bay to Breakers Start

San Francisco Police To Beef Up Security At Bay To Breakers

Police Chief Greg Suhr said extra officers will be on hand and the bomb squad will deployed along the racecourse.

05/16/2013

49ers new stadium

Santa Clara Stadium Security To Benefit From New Hi-Tech Police Communications

Santa Clara police will soon be armed with the latest communication technology in the law enforcement field. It is expected to prove especially helpful when they patrol the new 49ers stadium, because it will allow officers to coordinate efforts with other emergency responders during an incident.

05/13/2013

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Piedmont OKs Surveillance Cameras At Entry Points To Capture License Plates

Piedmont is moving forward with plans to install cameras to record the license plates of all cars that drive into town.

05/07/2013

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SF Supervisors Hesitant To Add Cameras In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon last month, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors held a hearing this week to review security plans for the large-scale events planned over the next several months in the city.

05/03/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Scammers Finding New Ways To Target Gift Cards

Consumers may want to think twice before purchasing gift cards. A new scam proves that crooks are getting more sophisticated and the old protections just aren’t working any more.

04/30/2013

A fan gets searched by security outside the stadium prior to the San Francisco Giants hosting the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Step Up Security At AT&T Park

San Francisco Giants fans headed to a game at AT&T Park this weekend are encouraged to arrive earlier than usual because of increased security at the ballpark, team officials said Friday.

04/19/2013

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ConsumerWatch: A Simple Step To Secure Your Privacy

Google’s admission that its Street View mapping project violated people’s privacy should serve as a wake-up call to consumers about how easily their personal information can be tapped, according to a leading computer security expert.

03/13/2013

Romo Pitch

Giants’ Romo Won’t Face Charges For Las Vegas Run-In

Prosecutors are not filing charges against San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo after he was detained at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on New Year’s Day, team spokeswoman Shana Daum said Monday.

02/04/2013

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BART Spending Millions On Security Measures, Improving WiFi Service

Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems so that central command can respond more rapidly to crimes and disturbances, transit officials said.

01/25/2013

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