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Cyber thieves hack for ransom, forcing people to pay to get data back

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:42pm
Cyber thieves use "ransomware" to demand money if you want to retrieve your data. In 2013 alone, ransomware cost victims more than half a million dollars. Shawn Henry, former FBI executive assistant director and president of cyber security firm CrowdStrike Services, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how to protect yourself against these cyberattacks.
Categories: Business & Technology

​Welcome to Dean Kamen's cool world

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:41pm
The inventor who created new technologies to aid wounded veterans and purify water wants to inspire a new generation of young scientists
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Baby can't control his excitement for "Frozen"

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 11:02am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a tiger leaping for its meal, destroying a giant gummy bear and a Gaston pushup contest. Plus, a baby that really likes "Frozen."
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What we said about mobile phones in 1983

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:11am
The phone was as big as a brick and cost $3,000; yet in 1983 it seemed like marvelous technology
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Baby can't control his excitement for "Frozen"

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 11:48pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Self-taught computer program finds super poker strategy

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:42pm
After 24 trillion simulated hands of Texas Hold 'em, the program created a decision-making scheme that could be used in medicine and other areas
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​HuffPo readers hit with ransomware-infected ads

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:10pm
More than a dozen sites unknowingly served malicious advertisements via a popular AOL ad network
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​Crime-fighting pants stop digital pickpockets

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 6:30pm
These hack-proof slacks can keep thieves from wirelessly swiping your credit card number
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Monkeys gaze at themselves in the mirror

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 5:06pm
Researchers have taught monkeys to recognize their reflections, something that has only been shown previously in humans and great apes. Some of them even seem to enjoy checking themselves out.
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Above average temps in 2014 for 18th straight year

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 3:38pm
Yearly temperatures stayed shy of a record, NOAA's annual climate report said; December was second warmest ever
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Can hack-proof pants protect you from identity theft?

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 3:36pm
New high-tech jeans can protect you from identity theft. Cate Caugiran explains how it works.
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Baking, gardening, car seats go high-tech at CES

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 2:54pm
Among the gadget glitz in Las Vegas this week, products that put a connected spin on childcare and chores
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Connected devices for home and family

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 1:55pm
There are smart phones and smart watches, and now there’s a smart baby car seat and new high-tech ways to bake, garden and do laundry. At this year’s consumer electronics show, CNET’s Kara Tsuboi shows us some of the latest ways your home and car are getting smarter and more connected.
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New technology may change the way you watch TV

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 1:08am
CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey provides the latest news at the Consumer Electronics Show, including quantum dot technology, which may change the way consumers watch TV.
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Monkeys learn to recognize their reflections

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:16am
With a little training, rhesus monkeys can learn to recognize themselves in a mirror - and they seem to like what they see
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​Neil deGrasse Tyson lands TV talk show

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:21pm
The astrophysicist lands TV series on National Geographic Channel based on his popular podcast
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NASA's aging Mars Opportunity rover is getting forgetful

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:18pm
The rover, launched in 2004, is showing signs of aging in the form of memory loss
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​Cars get smart at CES

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 9:06pm
From self-driving concept cars to innovative safety measures, automotive insights from the show floor
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What hours of screen time can do to your eyes

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 8:18pm
In the U.S., many people are short-sighted about the impact of too much screen time
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"Sloppy" N. Korean hackers left trail, FBI director says

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:52pm
U.S. officials say not only did North Korea leave evidence in the Sony Pictures hack, but it's likely they'll try something similar again
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