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2 years 10 months ago

Cyber mistakes leaving you vulnerable

"Nothing has changed; the vulnerability still exists," says David Stites, a master's computer science student at UCCS. In January, Stites showed News 5 a security lapse he found on the iPhone mobile app for Southwest Airlines. He was able to pull login and password information out of the air...

4 years 5 months ago

Facebook nears half-billion accounts

Facebook, the undisputed heavyweight champ of social networking sites a celebrates a milestone this week--it will sign up user number 500-million. Annette Stewart, one of those nearly half a billion users explains why she can't stop using the site. "Before it was a way to communicate with friends. Although...

4 years 8 months ago

Social networking finding a place on base

The Internet is a constant experiment. For businesses, governments and organizations, many are trying to put social networking to use online. Still some are wary. For the Air Force, computers at Peterson Air Force Base can't access many social networking sites, and that's been for security reasons. "We had...

4 years 9 months ago

Nipping a problem in the bud

Issues with picture messaging and social networking in schools keep popping up. "We have had some incidents with some inappropriate pictures," says Drenda Manning, assistant principal at Florence Middle School. Instead of ignoring it, the community of Florence came together to talk it out. "It could be...

5 years 2 months ago

Facebook shuts down thorny marketing tool

Facebook is closing an uncomfortable chapter in its five-year history. The social network says it will shut down Beacon, a program that tracks users' activities on other Web sites. When it launched in 2007, Beacon was immediately attacked by users as a privacy violation. It tracked purchases Facebook users made...

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