The search for answers in Peru

Why what happens in Peru matters to you.   These days, even your salad can be hacked. Cyber crooks can get into the machines that handle and process your food and…

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Messing with your air conditioner by remote control

Security experts find a vulnerable spot in air conditioners that could shut down your A/C, your neighborhood’s A/C, and possibly beyond. You tug at your collar. It’s getting hot in…

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Customers angry over hacked toy company’s new “not it!” attitude

VTech tells parents they must now agree that their kids’ info may be intercepted if they want to use the toys. Near the pictures of the happy cow and the…

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Did you see a poisoned ad on TMZ or other big sites?

You can protect yourself from a rash of malvertising hitting websites and causing problems on people’s computers. The ad looks harmless. It’s for a T-shirt company, showing a shirt with the slogan, “I…

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What would you give away for $5?

Company pays you a few bucks in rewards to let them listen in via your phone’s microphone. You can trade out your privacy for a few dollars. And this company—Symphony…

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Using your body as your password

Your face, your voice, your veins and your eyeballs may not make your accounts more secure, as some claim That pesky snooze alarm, going off again. To turn it off—and…

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