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A 15-year-old girl was killed trying to get her iPhone back from a thief

It happens everywhere you go. Someone approaches you and asks you for the time, so you pull out your phone to check. The problem...
Happening Now July 10, 2014

Chinese hackers crack federal employees' top secret personal data

Chinese hackers broke into government servers and gained access to employees' personal information.
Happening Now July 10, 2014

Track your kids using this new smart watch

One of the first kid-centric smart watches was just released in South Korea. LG's KiZON is a smart watch that helps kids stay in...
Happening Now July 10, 2014

You'll never believe what this guy did to block his neighbor's surveillance cam

Security cameras are a great for a number of different reasons. They can protect you from intruders, help catch lazy postal workers and even escaping prisoners. But there's a...
Happening Now July 10, 2014

Patch Adobe Flash now: Vicious exploit could steal your personal info

Most computers users have Adobe Flash installed on their computers. That's why it's so important that you install a patch that blocks a leak that...
Happening Now July 9, 2014

Hackers can steal personal info from your old phone - even if it's been wiped

It's no secret that smartphones and other personal gadgets are bought and sold online all the time. But what you probably don't know is...
Happening Now July 9, 2014

Beware! Fake piracy warning emails contain a dangerous Trojan

I've showed you how to spot a fake email in the past, but this one affects an estimated 30,000 Internet users in Germany, and...
Happening Now July 9, 2014

The NSA spied on innocent Americans because of their race and religion

The NSA and FBI may have been secretly spying on Americans because of their race or religion.
Happening Now July 9, 2014

Viruses hidden in Microsoft Word and Excel files are making a comeback

Free security software can put a stop to most obvious virus attacks. Of course, that won't stop cybercriminals from trying sneakier ways to invade your...
Happening Now July 8, 2014

Wild new photos emerge from Chinese Internet addiction boot camps

China is sending kids to boot camp to break their addiction to the Internet.
Happening Now July 8, 2014