Tech

A new study warns that dating apps could be vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS2)

Security Study: Dating Apps Could Leave Users Vulnerable To Hackers

Daters need to worry about more than just finding a normal person. Hackers could be getting a hold of their personal information.

02/11/2015

The police icon notifying drivers of nearby police officers on the Waze app. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert: Police May Have To Get Used To Apps Like Waze With Cop-Trackers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law enforcement groups have been saying that a police tracking feature on the traffic app Waze puts officers in danger – but an expert said demanding that Google do away with […]

02/11/2015

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Non-Profit, Jersey On, Offering Free Wi-Fi Hotspots To Newark Students

The offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.

01/30/2015

Texting while walking

Seen At 11: Cornell Grad Students Working On App To Protect Texters From Themselves

Humans may have mastered the art of walking and chewing gum, but not necessarily the art of walking and texting.

01/29/2015

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Seen At 11: Hackers Expected To Take Attacks On Financial Institutions To Next Level, Experts Say

It’s a new year and with it are predictions that cyber criminals will strike deeper into the heart of everything we do.

01/16/2015

Tweets issued during a hack of the UPI Twitter account on Friday, Jan. 16. (Credit: Twitter, via CBS News)

Hackers Target New York Post, UPI Twitter Accounts

Some Twitter accounts for the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency’s website, were briefly hacked Friday.

01/16/2015

FILE - A checkout keypad is seen at a Sears store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Schneiderman Proposes Tougher Data Security Law

New York’s data security law is weak and should be overhauled to require businesses to protect the personal information of consumers and employees, the state’s top law enforcement official said Thursday.

01/15/2015

A demonstration of a bracelet loaded with pepper spray that can be used in self-defense. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: New Devices Can Offer Personal Protection On The Go

A bracelet loaded with pepper spray is a fashion accessory that can come in handy during a life threatening emergency.

01/14/2015

A boy in Utah helped cops track down a car thief using his mother's phone. (Credit:CBS2)

Quick Thinking Toddler Uses Phone To Thwart Car Theft, Kidnapping

A boy was kidnapped when his mother left her car running, but what the boy did next has turned into a teachable moment.

01/14/2015

Supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, stand in front of a Manhattan federal courthouse on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Defense Lawyer: Silk Road Creator Is Not A Drug Dealer

Prosecutor Timothy Howard, however, told jurors that the Silk Road website was an online shopping paradise for the sale of dangerous illegal drugs, and that Ulbricht was the kingpin of the digital criminal enterprise.

01/13/2015

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Facebook Launches AMBER Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

Facebook users will soon receive AMBER Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

A screengrab of the apparently hacked Twitter page of the U.S. Central Command. (credit: Twitter.com/CentCom)

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked, Apparently By ISIS

The hack apparently started at 12:30 p.m. with a message that read “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back. ISIS.”

01/12/2015

Fitness gadgets seen at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (credit: Getty Images)

Expert Discusses Top Fitness Tech Trends For 2015

Katlean de Monchy, who attended last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, shared some of the fitness tech trends of 2015.

01/11/2015

FILE -- Henry Liu, who works for MTV Online, does some work using free wireless high-speed Internet access on his laptop in Bryant Park. (file: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Libraries Pioneer Free Wi-Fi Hot Spot Lending To 10,000

The program — which offers the devices for up to a year, about a $1,000 value — seeks to bridge a digital divide in the nation’s largest city, where studies have found nearly 3 million of the 8 million people lack broadband access.

01/11/2015

A vehicle exits the entryway to Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles, on December 4, 2014.  (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Sony Hackers Reference 9/11 Attacks, Threaten Theaters During Upcoming Premiere Of ‘The Interview’

The group also released a trove of data files: what they called the beginning of a “Christmas gift.” But GOP, as the group is known, included a message warning that people should stay away from places where “The Interview” will be shown, including the upcoming premiere. Referencing 9/11, it urged people to leave their homes if located near theaters showing the film.

12/16/2014