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Visa software tackles fraud at the gas pump

Unattended gasoline pumps are a favorite place for crooks to test stolen or counterfeit credit cards before going on a shopping spree. Now Visa is trying to cut off the fuel supply.

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'Bash' computer bug could hit millions (Update)

The US government and technology experts warned Thursday of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems, including Apple's Mac OS, which could allow widespread and serious attacks by hackers.

Sep 25, 2014
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New ZEBRA bracelet strengthens computer security

In a big step for securing critical information systems, such as medical records in clinical settings, Dartmouth College researchers have created a new approach to computer security that authenticates users ...

Sep 22, 2014
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FBI widens probe of naked celebrity photos

The FBI vowed Monday to widen a probe into the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos if necessary, after new reported leaks including nude shots of Kim Kardashian.

Sep 22, 2014
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Shares of home-improvement retailer Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and ...

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Those behind the massive leak of naked celebrity photos that shocked the show business world could and should be prosecuted, including for child sex crimes, experts said Wednesday.

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