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Sailors busted for hacking aboard aircraft carrier

It's like a scene out of the popular crime show NCIS, but without Gibbs and DiNozzo. The Naval Crimes Investigative Unit (NCIS) caught Navy personnel hacking...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

NYPD wants crime-detecting drones

Police use all kinds of high-tech tools to fight crime. Now the NYPD wants to use the trendiest high-tech tool of all: Drones. Unmanned...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

Anyone can hack your banking app with free online tools

Do you use mobile banking apps? They're convenient when you need to check your balance or make a quick payment or transfer. Of course, if...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

Nest recalls ALL its smoke alarms

The "Internet of Things" is here. That means your home can now be the "home of the future," with smart TVs, connected washing machines,...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

Hackers break into American utility control system

Hackers are everywhere. They've compromised Target, Michaels, and even eBay. Now, it looks like they got into our utilities. The Department of Homeland Security...
Happening Now May 22, 2014

Search Race: Russia launches 'Sputnik' to compete with Google

Look overhead! There goes Sputnik again, and it's got its eyes on America - again. A company owned by the Russian government is launching...
Happening Now May 21, 2014

Massive eBay hack! What you need to do now

Ebay is a great place to bid on, buy and sell merchandise. If you haven't tried it out yet, you should give it a...
Happening Now May 21, 2014

Bill would protect people who criticize companies online

I keep telling you to watch out what you say online. There are reasons - it can come back to haunt you. But you...
Happening Now May 20, 2014

China bans Windows 8 from any government computer

Are you still not upgrading your Windows XP to Windows 8? You and about a billion other people. I'm talking about China. The Chinese...
Happening Now May 20, 2014

97 hackers arrested for spying on 500,000 computers

Hackers will try anything to get your information - and they'll even sell their secrets for the right price. Now, 97 of those sellers,...
Happening Now May 20, 2014