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New technology offers alternatives to passwords

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:53pm
With another major Internet security breach revealed, experts are again advising users to change their passwords.’s Sumi Das reports on how to better manage your passwords to keep them safe, and looks at technology that could soon replace them.
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Cybercriminals finding breaks in secure systems, costing billions

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 9:25pm
With the discovery of Russian hackers stealing more than one billion Internet credentials, experts believe cybercriminals are finding vulnerabilities in seemingly secure systems
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How much should workers fear robots?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:28pm
The advent of robotic technologies and AI are changing the landscape, but experts differ on how they'll affect the job market
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Baltimore tugboat captain photos "sideways tornado"

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:37pm
Tony Roman, who has spent 30 years, on the waters near Baltimore took a photo of a phenomenon rarely seen: a horizontal funnel cloud
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Expert: Latest cyber breach shows "it's very easy" for hackers to steal info

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:00pm
Report that Russian crime ring stole 1.2 billion passwords raises new doubts about online security measures
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What to do in wake of Russian password theft

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:37pm
Following what is shaping up as the biggest ever online data breach, experts offer tips on how to protect yourself
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Student creates anti-bullying phone app

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:23pm
17-year-old Brandon Boyton experienced his fair share of bullying. He created an app that allows students to report incidents and send anonymous screen shots of cyber bullying directly to administrators. WISH's Kylie Conway reports.
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Rosetta space probe catches up with comet

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:14pm
"It's going to be an awesome ride. Stay tuned," says mission scientist, as Rosetta prepares for unprecedented next phase
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Space flames could help create greener cars

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:54pm
Astronauts discover flames have different properties in space; findings could be used to improve engines on Earth
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Museum rediscovers ancient skeleton in storage

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:43pm
Unlabeled box held the remains of a human who lived 6,500 years ago
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Lawsuits: Samsung, Apple bury the hatchet abroad

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 1:07pm
Companies agree to end all patent lawsuits between each other outside the U.S.; but companies will still pursue cases in U.S. courts
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High-tech search for ancient human settlement

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:59pm
World's largest solar-powered boat seeks underwater remnants of one Europe's oldest human settlement
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Court: Tycoon can sue Google over results linking him to crime

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:52pm
Hong Kong billionaire says his reputation has been "gravely injured" because of Google autocomplete results
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Navdy device shows directions on your windshield

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:15pm
Navdy, a heads-up display, puts turn-by-turn directions and other information in a driver's view
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7 tips for stronger passwords -- and why you may not need them

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:58am
After the latest hacking attack, it's time to upgrade your passwords or try one of these alternatives
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Largest ever username and password collection stolen by hackers

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:35pm
A security firm found that Russian hackers have stolen the largest known collection of username and passwords
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Apple sets launch date for new iPhone: Report

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:14pm
The next iPhone could be introduced in just a few weeks
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At Black Hat, hacking home alarms, smart cars and more

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 5:40pm
At Las Vegas conference, hackers pick apart popular technology in the interest of better security
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Horses communicate with their eyes and ears

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:48pm
Horse communication may be more sophisticated than humans realized, researchers say
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Fish may not like loud music either

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:47pm
University of Minnesota researchers are installing an experimental underwater speaker system to ward off Asian Carp near Genoa, Wisconsin. WKBT's Brittany Schmidt reports.
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