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Phone spyware, Mac security, and WhatsApp privacy - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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How do you get spyware on your victim, er, target's phone? Have Mac users changed their attitude to security? And how deep does privacy run at WhatsApp?

Find out in 60 seconds!

UK to trial national emergency alerts via mobile phones - what are the risks?

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The UK is to trial a national emergency alerting system based on text messaging to your mobile phone.

Other countries have already done this, so it sounds uncontroversial - but can it be made to work safely and securely?

Saga of a stolen iPhone, as told by a trail of automatically uploaded selfies

Saga of a stolen iPhone, as told by a trail of automatically uploaded selfies

A thief who stole a woman's iPhone forgot to turn off the auto-upload image feature. So the victim turned his adventures into a blog called 'life of a stranger who stole my phone'.

But did she STEAL the iPhone? App takes photo of woman trying to unlock it

Stolen iPhone snaps photo of woman who tries to unlock it

A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.

It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.

Mobile phone theft on the rise - here's how to protect your data for free

Mobile phone theft on the rise - here's how to protect your data for free

Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.

This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.

Learn how to better protect your phone.

Police mobile phone sting fails when.. err.. no handsets stolen

Police mobile phone sting fails when no handsets stolen

When British police left secretly tracked phones as "bait" hoping that they would be stolen by thieves from bars and pubs, they probably thought they had come up with an ingenious plan.

Emergency alerts from President Obama on your mobile phone?

Emergency alerts from President Obama on your mobile phone?

Mobile phone users could soon find themselves receiving emergency text messages warning them of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, under plans announced in the United States.

Hacking into mobile phone voicemail systems

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The big story in the British press today revolves around accusations that newspapers have been repeatedly hacking into the mobile phones of public figures in their hunt for stories. The Guardian newspaper claims that Rupert Murdoch's news empire has paid Read more…

Police catch man in "Monkey got out of the cage" case

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A man has confessed to police that he sent a text message saying "The Monkey got of the cage" that was spammed out to cellphone users at the University of Florida on Tuesday. The man, who has not been named, Read more…