Hackers

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Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Security experts say attacks on smartphones are growing fast — and attackers are becoming smarter about developing new techniques.

08/07/2011

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Hackers Post Phony Tupac Story On PBS Website

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website. The hackers apparently posted a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand.

05/30/2011

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Scammers Target Twitter, Google Searches For Bin Laden Death

If you’re looking for images of the al-Qaida leader’s gory death, don’t bother: not only do they not exist, but the search could hurt infect your computer.

05/03/2011

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Avoid ‘Smishing’ Scams On Your Cell Phone

It’s a new way to carry out an old crime, and most people don’t even know about it. The popularity of text messaging has made it an attractive target for thieves.

04/19/2011

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Banks, Retailers Warn Customers After Email Database Hacked

If you’re a customer of banks like JPMorgan Chase & Co., and retailers like Best Buy Co. or Walgreen Co., be on the lookout for a new email scam likely headed your way.

04/04/2011

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WordPress.com Hit By Massive Denial-Of-Service Attack

WordPress.com, the blogging platform used for CBSLA.com and millions of bloggers around the world, was hit by hackers, paralyzing the system for several hours Thursday morning.

03/03/2011

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Simple Tips To Protect Yourself From ‘Geo-Stalking’

You know you have to secure yourself online, worry about viruses, attacks from hackers and so many other things, including mobile security.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2011

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Apple, Mobile Phones Top McAfee’s List Of Potential Targets

The internet security firm McAfee Tuesday released its 2011 Threat Prediction Report and Apple, mobile devices and geolocation services topped its list for potential targets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/28/2010

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