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How to stop hackers from using “Find my Device” to lock your gadget with ransomware

This feature is supposed to be a useful tool for tracking down your Apple gadget in case it’s lost. But imagine having a stranger...
Happening Now September 22, 2017

iPhone thief steals over 100 phones - You won't believe how he was caught

What would you do if you lost your iPhone? Or worse, if it was stolen? That's what happened to more than 100 people when...
Happening Now April 18, 2017

Hackers locking users out of iPhones and iPads using stolen Apple IDs

Your Apple ID is required for many services, including the App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, iMessage and more. Hackers are using this well-known fact...
Happening Now February 27, 2017

Apple's security changes aren't working, you're still at risk

Apple is struggling to keep hackers away from your personal information. Cybercriminals have now found a sneaky way to wipe your gadget remotely. Find...
Happening Now August 7, 2016

Find My iPhone app gets a man murdered

Smartphones are expensive, so if yours is lost or stolen, you want to try everything to get it back. Tracking apps make that easier...
Happening Now February 24, 2016

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

Police say smartphone kill switches are working

Finally, some good news about smartphone theft - it's getting better! Back in April, I told you how there's never been a better time to...
Happening Now June 19, 2014

iOS 8 has a sneaky trick to help you recover your stolen phone

Smartphone theft is on the rise. Nearly 3.1 million Americans had their smartphones stolen from them in 2013. Even worse, nearly 1.4 million of those...
Happening Now June 4, 2014

UCSB rampage: Father used tracking app to make a tragic discovery

When they first heard the news about a shooting rampage on the campus of UC Santa Barbara, one student's parents feared the worst. They...
Happening Now May 27, 2014