Hackers in your power tools & other unexpected places

You might think working with power tools in your garage is pretty much the opposite of all that high-tech computer stuff. You don’t have to worry about passwords or hackers…

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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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Why isn’t your phone secure? Government starts asking questions

Two federal agencies call on phone company and wireless carriers for answers about slow security updates that leave people at risk. “Why does it take so long for my phone to…

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Encryption & the next president

The tech industry urges the remaining presidential candidates to put cybersecurity & other tech issues on the front burner. “Boycott Apple,” declared presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a rally…

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Search is on for live accounts—like yours—in mysterious billion-password hacker stash

Update: Yahoo sent a statement at 1:25 pm on May 6. Our security team has investigated and we don’t believe there is any significant risk to our users based on…

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