Help for parents after toy company security fiasco

What you can do to protect your kids from risky toys after the VTech settlement.   Before you give your child a connected toy, play with it first. That is Travis…

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Wanted by the FBI: ransomware, dead or alive

Federal agents ask for help in tracking down “suspects” on the loose. You can call him, “Samas.” He is one of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s most wanted right now. But…

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Java case over—what it means for you & your computer

What did the company agree to do for you? “Java” may be all the buzz on your social media soon, like news of a well-known celebrity going into rehab. But the messages you…

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Lottery ‘luck’— how cheaters may be gaming the system

Did the people selling lottery tickets just get lucky, or did the lottery retailers hack the lotto terminal? They catch some thieves with fistfuls of lottery tickets, like the young man in…

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Hackers and nukes: new focus on nuclear cybersecurity after Belgium terror attacks

Does the U.S. make the grade for nuclear cyber safety? Armed soldiers patrolling the grounds. Non-essential workers sent home. The aftermath of the Belgium terror attacks includes increased security at Belgium’s…

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How hackers changed chemical levels in people’s drinking water

Cyber investigators say a secondary alert stopped the water before it went out to people’s homes. Would you let a malicious hacker decide how much chlorine to put in your drinking water?…

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