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Apple iPhone thefts dropped following kill switch implementation

Jun 20, 2014 7:45 am

Following the addition of the Activation Lock in Apple i07, there has been a reported drop in iPhone thefts in the United States and in London, police say

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Carder.su cyber fraud crime member sentenced to 20 years in prison

May 18, 2014 5:55 pm

Members of the Carder.su cybercriminal group are facing federal pressure, with one suspect sentenced to 20-years in prison because of his criminal behavior

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Minnesota first state to require mandatory smartphone kill switches

May 18, 2014 3:55 pm

Minnesota becomes the first U.S. state to make smartphone anti-theft mandatory, with the law officially going into effect on July 1, 2015

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New phishing scam targets Google users, tries to steal passwords

May 14, 2014 4:15 pm

Cybercriminals are victimizing Google users yet again, with a new phishing strategy that has proven to be fairly successful

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Personal data theft jumps 11% up to 18% in just six months

Apr 15, 2014 8:15 pm

Data theft rates are increasing in the United States, and it will be difficult to try and prevent future mass breaches from taking place

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Mobile phone industry still uncertain about mandatory kill switches

Apr 14, 2014 7:21 pm

Smartphone owners want kill switch features, but don't want to pay for it, according to a recent survey

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Threat of ATM cash-outs alarms banks, security experts

Apr 9, 2014 8:13 pm

Banks and security experts are increasingly concerned about the ability of cybercriminals to compromise information and cash-out ATMs

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Eight people charged with identity theft, using AT&T customer files

Apr 7, 2014 10:19 pm

The US DoJ charges eight involved in an identity theft ring, as the federal government cracks down on thieves

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168,000 at risk after computers stolen, health data compromised in LA

Mar 9, 2014 6:27 pm

Medical patients in Los Angeles County should be aware of a potential security breach, with a stolen computer containing 168,000 patient records

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Sally Beauty latest to reportedly get hit by data breach

Mar 6, 2014 7:42 pm

Sally Beauty Supply is the latest company to endure a data breach, as third-party security companies and the feds keep busy investigating attacks

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California lawmaker wants smartphone kill-switches mandatory

Feb 8, 2014 7:38 pm

California lawmaker wants smartphone makers to add in a kill-switch on all new devices

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Cybercrime causes over $500 billion in economic losses per year

Jul 28, 2013 9:28 am

Cybercrime continues to cause pain, costs over $500 billion per year

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Samsung Display HQ searched by South Korean police over stolen LG OLED technology

Apr 10, 2013 10:28 am

Korean police search Samsung Display HQ over the recent LG OLED technology that was stolen

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LG Display workers get charged over Samsung OLED technology theft

Jul 18, 2012 8:21 am

Six employees of LG get charged over the theft of OLED technology from Samsung

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Flaw in XP lets malware steal PIN Numbers

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Flaw in XP lets malware steal PIN Numbers

Jun 5, 2009 2:57 pm

20 ATMs compromised so far

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Have your laptop shout for help when stolen

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Have your laptop shout for help when stolen

Mar 4, 2009 7:07 pm

Help I've been stolen!

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