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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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Officials Issue Public Call For Telecoms To Develop Free Wi-Fi Network

Free wireless broadband service in the city of Los Angeles took another step closer to becoming a reality Monday.

04/07/2014

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‘Seinfeld’ Actor Wayne Knight Very Much Alive, Despite Internet Reports

“Thanks for all the love, everybody. I didn’t know you cared. Glad to be breathing!” he tweeted.

03/16/2014

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Police, Archdiocese Partner To Teach Kids, Parents Cyber Crime Prevention

A coalition of law enforcement agencies, child advocacy groups, private entities and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles gathered Friday for a symposium warning children about the darker side of the Internet.

11/08/2013

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‘Am I Ugly?’ Young Girls Ask Strangers On Internet To Judge Them

A growing trend online has some young girls asking strangers to tell them if they are ugly or pretty.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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5 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Internet Child Pornography

Five suspects were in custody Friday in connection with the possession and distribution of child pornography over the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2013

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Facebook To Let Teens Share With Bigger Audience

Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Free Wi-Fi Internet Plan Aimed At ‘Win-Win’ For Public, Private Sectors

A City Council committee was expected Tuesday to discuss a proposal that would provide free wireless Internet access throughout the city of Los Angeles.

10/08/2013

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West Covina Man With Rare Growth Condition Overcomes Physical Challenges To Help Others

A West Covina man with an extremely rare growth condition is overcoming his physical challenges to help others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Some Local Café Owners Say Free Wi-Fi Drains Business

Some local coffee shop owners say that offering free Wi-Fi to patrons has been draining their business.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Lawmakers Aim To Limit ‘Revenge Porn’ Postings

State lawmakers are attempting to limit a distressing social media phenomenon known as “revenge porn,” where spurned suitors post intimate photos of their ex-lovers on the Internet for all to see.

08/25/2013

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Marines Punish 17 For Placing Sex-Seeking Ads On Internet While Deployed To Afghanistan

The Marine Corps says 17 people have been punished for placing ads on the Internet seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan.

08/17/2013

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Man, 22, Poses As Girl To Meet With Underage Boy In Moorpark

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posing as a girl to meet an underage boy in Moorpark.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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UCLA Employee Resigns Amid Allegations He Engaged In Sexual Chats With Kids Online

A veteran University of California, Los Angeles employee has resigned amid allegations he engaged in inappropriate behavior with children on the Internet, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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18 Indicted In Illegal Online Gambling Ring

Eighteen alleged members of an violent gambling ring have been charged with operating an illegal Internet and telephone gambling business, authorities said Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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