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‘Heartbleed’ Bug Causes Major Security Headache

A confounding computer bug called “Heartbleed” is causing major security headaches across the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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LA Mulls Computer Donation Effort As Windows XP Support Expires

The Windows XP operating system might be headed for extinction, but it could also mean free working computers for possibly thousands of Angelenos.

04/08/2014

A local non-profit group is reeling from a recent burglary. (credit: CBS)

Burglar Steals Cash, Computers From Disadvantaged Kids Group In The Valley

The non-profit agency — Youth Speaks — benefits teens preparing for college.

03/08/2014

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Feds Approve California Switch To Computer-Based Standardized Testing For K-12

Federal education officials on Friday approved California’s plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.

03/07/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

Police have announced the arrest of suspects in a burglary last month accused of entering a home through a large doggie door. (credit: CBS)

Pasadena Police Announce Arrest Of 4 Doggie Door Burglary Suspects

Police said they recovered some of the electronics allegedly stolen in the burglary.

01/02/2014

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‘Extensive Security Breach’ Alleged At Target Stores Nationwide

Federal investigators are looking into what is being called an “extensive” security breach involving Target stores nationwide.

12/18/2013

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Suspects Burglarize 4 Santa Clarita Valley Schools Over Spring Break

Sheriff’s deputies are looking for two suspects they said are responsible for burglarizing four schools in the Santa Clarita Valley over spring break.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2013

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NorCal Home Of Late Steve Jobs Burglarized

Several computers and personal items worth more than $60,000 were stolen from the Northern California home of the late Steve Jobs in what authorities insist was a run of the mill burglary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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Suspects Flee After Botched Attempt To Steal Computers From La Mirada School

Authorities sought to track down four suspects in a botched robbery attempt at a La Mirada elementary school on Monday.

05/07/2012

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4 Torrance High Sophomores Accused Of Computer Hacking, Grade Tampering

A second South Bay high school has been rocked by allegations that students hacked into computer records and tampered with grades.

02/04/2012

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Palos Verdes Students Accused Of Hacking School Computers, Changing Grades For Profit

Three high school students allegedly hacked into school computers and changed their grades — for profit.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/27/2012

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47 Laptops Stolen From Elementary School In Walnut

Thieves stole 47 laptop computers from an elementary school in southeast Los Angeles County.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/06/2011

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Generation Helpless: Are Computers Making Kids Dumb?

A new study says smart phones and other gizmos may be making our kids stupid — but should parents be held accountable?

09/30/2010