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Back to School: Cyber Safety Resources

Back to school means back to homework, and more and more kids are likely to receive and submit their homework assignments online. Good or bad, today’s kids and their parents depend on the Internet, so laying down some cyber safety ground rules is important.

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Pamela Rentz
FBI’s New Biometric ID System Is a Go

The government’s expanded biometric identification system is officially at full operational capability. The FBI took a phased multi-year approach to replace the previous automated fingerprint ID system with the new NGI program’s technology capabilities that go way beyond matching fingerprints.

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Pamela Rentz
US Government Says Android Mobile OS Is Top Malware Target

When it comes to malware attacks, there is one mobile operating system—Android—that walks away with the dubious honor of being recognized as the number one target by two US security agencies. Pamela Rentz provides details about the report released by the DHS and the FBI.

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Pamela Rentz
Early August Hacking News Roundup

In this roundup of interesting hacking news, find out about the FBI's hacking techniques to thwart potential criminals. Also, see how an artist-hacker has successfully tampered with Teddy Ruxpin dolls and created something rather unsettling.

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Jonathan Vanian
Mixed Feelings on Facial Recognition Software Advancements

The advancements in facial recognition software are being met with excitement and skepticism. While companies and even the US government are claiming to be upfront with the technology's abilities, it's the way it will be used in the future that worries some people.

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Noel Wurst
Three Cases of Hacking You Should Know About

In this roundup, we learn that hackers either have—or don’t have—millions of Apple user IDs, how to protect your company's precious data, and Google is hosting an upcoming hacking competition in which the winner will take away $60,000.

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Jonathan Vanian