CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Internet

(Credit: CBS 2)

Should Couples Share Passwords?

According to a recent Pew study, 67 percent of Internet users in a marriage or committed relationship have shared the password to one or more of their online accounts with their spouse or partner.

02/25/2014

(file photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Online Scammers Claim To Bear Bad News While Targeting Your Personal Information

A new Internet scam looks legitimate but has the potential to unleash a Pandora’s box of viruses and spyware onto your computer.

02/18/2014

A fellow rider snapped this picture of a Q train rider taking a nap on the shoulder of a fellow passenger. (Credit CBS 2)

Subway Rider Snoozes On Complete Stranger’s Shoulder

If you were to search for the phrase “sleeping on shoulder” you would find plenty of images of family members, friends, and babies, but you might not expect to find two strangers nestled together.

11/07/2013

(File Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Survey Finds Internet Makes People Rude; New Yorkers Agree

A recent national survey called rudeness a “national crisis,” with 70 percent of respondents blaming technology for the spike in disrespect.

08/01/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Coming .NYC Web Domain

New York is one of the first cities in the world to be granted a geographic top-level domain by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the nonprofit private organization responsible for overseeing the distribution of IP addresses and domain names.

07/02/2013

Justo Santos (Miami PD)

Woman Uses Internet To Find Father’s Accused Killer 27 Years After Murder

A woman is credited with tracking down her father’s accused killer online — nearly three decades after his murder.

06/11/2013

(file / credit: clipart.com)

Seen At 11: Cyber War In Europe Is Causing Internet Disruptions Everywhere

Something going on thousands of miles away could be affecting your Internet — from slower connections to service disruptions.

04/01/2013

Netflix Logo (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Netflix)

Netflix Surprises Investors By Announcing It Made Profit, Added Subscribers

Netflix’s Internet video service has added 2 million U.S. subscribers during the final three months of the year to produce an unexpected profit for the company.

01/23/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images), Twitter (credit: Damian Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: Manti Te’o Story A Cautionary Tale

Was Manti Te’o a victim or was he somehow involved in the scam? Either way, it’s all bad. Funny, this stuff never happened with paper and a typewriter.

01/18/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Exploring Ways To Search Online For ‘Deranged’ Gunmen

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Friday that their searches would be similar to those being used to spot terrorist chatter online.

12/21/2012

(file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut A.G. Warns Of FBI Child Porn E-Mail Scam

Internet scams are getting more and more sophisticated and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the latest one is a real beaut.

09/07/2012

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Learn How To Protect Your Online Images

Millions of photos are posted online each day, including pictures of grandchildren and family vacations. Increasingly, these images are being stolen and re-posted in all kids of places.

08/17/2012

(credit: Clip Art)

Wireless Internet Hotspots Coming To NYC Payphone Kiosks

Ten locations will be hooked up to start.

07/11/2012

The keyboard of an Apple laptop. (credit: CBS)

Ask Asa: Protecting Your Computer From The Doomsday Program

Federal investigators recently told CBS 2′s Asa Aarons that a dangerous program that has been set loose on the Internet could be waiting to pounce on hard drives around America.

04/24/2012

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

FBI: Some Americans Could Lose Internet Access In July

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

04/21/2012

more