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A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Tech Report: Symantec Issues Warning Against Ransomware Scam

Software security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.

11/12/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

All Yosemite Workers To Be Offered Hantavirus Test

Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.

09/27/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

Yosemite Workers Tested For Hantavirus, Ordered To Keep Quiet

California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.

09/27/2012

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Animal Update: Canine Distemper

A warning for dog owners: could your canine be at risk for canine distemper?

09/03/2012

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

FBI Warns Thousands With Infected Computers May Lose Internet Access

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

04/23/2012

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Aggressive Strain Of Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Surfacing In Bay Area

Doctors in San Francisco are asking parents to look out for an aggressive virus among children. The city has seen several cases of a new strand of hand, foot and mouth disease.

04/19/2012

Dog Park Closed After Pet Diagnosed With A Virus

Danville Dog Park Closed After Pet Diagnosed With Virus

A Danville dog park was shut down Wednesday after a dog that visited the park was found to have a virus, city officials said.

11/03/2011

An HPV vaccine injection (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Stanford Doctor Applauds HPV Vaccine Recommendations

A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That’s the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.

10/25/2011

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mumps Outbreak Reported On Cal Campus

Fever, headaches, muscle aches and fatigue. For members of the University of California at Berkeley community, these symptoms could spell more than a common cold—they could mean a case of the mumps.

10/05/2011

Motorola Droid. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Malware Increasingly Affecting Android Phones

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has more on the reasons why Android phones seemed to be affected more than Apple products.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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