Students turning to computer attacks to shut down finals 

Tech-savvy college students are pummeling their school systems to disrupt testing.   It’s a time of high stress.  Finals week, when you need to show everything you have — or have…

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Bought a new laptop? It’s already “broken”

Researchers find security holes in new laptops just out of the box. What you can do to fix them. You know that updating your laptop is good for security—the patches…

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Chile, the Andes and cybersecurity

How this Latin American country is trying to join the digital revolution and succeed. High on a hill in the middle of Santiago, Chile, you can see the Andes on the…

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What it’s like to actually hack the Pentagon

A hacker takes us on his journey into the digital guts of the Department of Defense. It’s three o’clock in the morning. Your eyes are red, your neck is sore. But there…

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Real life ‘robocops’—armed & hackable?

If you were organizing a riot, wouldn’t youRobot police with weapons may roam the streets of China, but cybersecurity experts say the bots could become targets for hackers. You’re watching…

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Lies & the tech support tricksters who tell them

Researchers investigate tech support schemers who lay traps for you on the web. I’m on the phone with tech support for Kaspersky Lab—at least, that’s what it says on the…

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