Hijacking an ATM with an endoscope

  Endoscopes aren’t just for medical procedures any more. Look online and you’ll see sellers advertising small, lighted cameras on cables for all kinds of things, like checking out drains and…

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Surviving WannaCry ransomware — for beginners

What you need to know to protect yourself when you don’t know much about computers.   You really don’t want this to be you — the guy or gal who just…

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Aggressive ransomware rages through computers around the world in massive attack

What is happening and what to do about it.   You can watch the map live, as the ransomware some call “WannaCry” attacks computer systems around the world — and close…

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What can you learn about safety from political cyber hacking?

A former counterintelligence operative gives insight into how to keep yourself more secure.    Eric O’Neill says he knows a thing or two about catching spies. He worked as a “ghost”…

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Used tech scheme owner could face $42 million fine

The mastermind earned millions lying to people about their used phones & laptops, according to the FTC.   If Vadim Kruchinin comes back to the United States, he could end…

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You can now pay with your emotions

You become the payment—and the advertisement—at the same time.   You’ve heard of companies that make you take a selfie to validate your payment, to prove you are really you. Now,…

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