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A world without passwords? The web's weakest link gets long-overdue fix

Online security has always had a weak link that's the easiest way for hackers to get into your personal accounts: your password. Sometimes it...
Happening Now March 5, 2019

Get ready to unlock your car the same way you unlock your smartphone

Unlock your car at the touch of a finger? We hear the auto industry may be adopting the same technology that smartphone and tablet...
Happening Now December 19, 2018

End of the boarding pass? TSA's new test will mean faster check-ins

Are the days of printing your boarding pass a thing of the past? Soon you're going to be speeding through the airport. As a...
Happening Now June 17, 2017

Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be bypassed with ridiculously simple trick

According to Samsung, the iris in your eye is nearly impossible to copy. That's why one of the Galaxy S8's top security features is...
Happening Now May 24, 2017

6-year-old unlocks mother's phone to go on unauthorized shopping spree

How secure is your smartphone or tablet? This story will make you think twice about the security measures you're taking. A six-year-old girl discovered...
Happening Now December 28, 2016

New ATM security technology already prone to hacks

As crooks have become increasingly more savvy, banks have hunted for new ways to combat card skimmers. But now, even the newest security measures...
Happening Now September 29, 2016

Fingerprint sensors: Are they really secure?

The fingerprint scanner is an incredible innovation in smartphone security. However, criminals can get past it. We've got three tips to ensure you're keeping...
Happening Now February 15, 2016

A picture of you from Facebook could be a part of this facial recognition database

If you have a Facebook page (who doesn't?) and you worry about your privacy, you may want to rethink posting photos of your face...
Happening Now October 24, 2015