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

Experts: Wi-Fi Hotspots Can Leave Users Vulnerable To Identity Theft

Free Wi-Fi can be found everywhere, from the airport to public parks, and even coffee shops.

07/13/2014

Rose petals are dropped from a helicopter on the Statue of Liberty June 6, 2014  (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

06/06/2014

Tech experts say self-driving cars are no longer a matter of if, but when. (Credit: CBS 2)

Self-Driving Cars Could Be A Part Of The Very Near Future

This is the first time that Google has designed a model on its own. For years the company has been testing its technology in Toyota made vehicles.

05/28/2014

The Better Business Bureau. (Credit CBS 2)

Scammers Posed As Better Business Bureau In Attempt To Rip-Off Desperate Job Seekers

The consumer group is known for protecting people from all sorts of scams, but it recently became the victim of one.

05/27/2014

A screen capture of fake Netflix notification (credit: CBS 2)

Fake Netflix Employees Play Role Of Villain In Online Scam

In the scam, Netflix customers receive an email or a pop-up directing them to a phony, official-looking log-in page.

04/14/2014

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates speaks at the product launch of the new Windows XP operating system Oct. 25, 2001, in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Consumer Warning: Microsoft Windows XP Security Support Ends Tuesday

The clock is ticking on millions of holdouts still using Microsoft XP. The company will stop supporting the nearly 13-year-old operating system on Tuesday.

04/07/2014

Diane Paulus directs Cirque du Soleil Amaluna (credit: CBS 2)

New Cirque Du Soleil Production Opens At Citi Field Under Tony-Winning Director

Cirque du Soleil’s new show, Amaluna, kicks off its run Thursday night underneath blue and yellow tents in the Citi Field parking lot.

03/27/2014

A voice mail by scammers appears to come from an official Verizon customer service phone number. (credit: CBS 2)

Scammers Manipulate Caller ID To Target Verizon Customers

The special offer looks like it’s coming from an Verizon Wireless customer service phone number. But it’s really a scam.

03/11/2014

Apple's iPhone 5. (Photo: Apple)

Study: Smartphone Obsession Leading To More Examples Of ‘Distracted Parenting’

Children trying to get their parents’ attention have some serious competition. You could call it “distracted parenting,” when mom and dad pay more attention to their smartphone than their kids.

03/10/2014

(image: courtesy of New York Blood Center)

Man Injured In Taxi Accident Emphasizes Importance Of Blood Donation

A New York man who lost both of his legs after being hit by a taxi met the men and women who donated 75 units of blood to help save his life.

10/25/2013

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Embassy Bomb Plotter Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.

10/15/2013