Humans have a ‘black box,’ too

Life-giving technology tells a story after death—a story that can help solve crimes.   Two dark November nights in an Ohio town. Two murders. Two houses stained with blood.  Both victims—both under age 50—shared…

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Your data is worth money—and so is your money

E-mail scammers are focusing their energy on your bank account, numbers show.   He fell for it today.  He got an e-mail that looked like it was from Apple. “Your…

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The trail you leave online

It may be time to treat your personal information as if it were cash.   The e-mail came in from a friend, with the subject line “easy stuff.” “Yo! I’ve found a…

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Computer guy who sabotaged his own factory heads to prison

  In the old days, you might need a forklift or a load of TNT to do big damage at the factory where you worked. Not any more. The former IT specialist for a…

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The lurker in your MRI machine wants money, not your life

Investigators find attackers setting up basecamp in medical equipment using new, stealthier techniques.   ***Updated on 2-27-17 with comments from Michael McNeil of Philips***   If you get an MRI…

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Tattling tech: Your heart can give you away in a court case

Police are now using pacemaker data to verify your alibi. But what if someone hacked your data to frame you?   Your pacemaker can keep you alive. And now it may also…

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