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Jan 27, 2015 - 05:15 PM EST — AAPL: 109.14 (-3.96, -3.5%) | NASDAQ: 4681.498 (-90.266, -1.89%)

Tag: crime

  1. Criminals use Apple Pay to make fake virtual ‘credit cards’

    For some issuers, fraud levels are as high as 6%…

  2. China nabs iPhone thieves who tunneled into warehouse

    Beijing police said Wednesday that they had detained three men…

  3. Even thieves don’t want Android devices

    Typically, authorities do not expect thieves to return the items they stole…

  4. Apple security faces biggest test in 2015

    Apple’s platforms are where the money is, other platforms are where the money isn’t…

  5. Why you didn’t get your iPhone on launch day despite getting in line at 4am: iPhone credit-mule fraud

    Middlemen were dispatched to seemingly random American cities, where they trolled homeless shelters and halfway houses…

  6. Morgan Stanley paying $4 million to SEC over unauthorized purchase of $525 million in Apple stock

    Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $4 million to settle federal charges…

  7. Corrupt former Apple executive sentenced to 1 year in prison, fined $4.5 million

    Paul S. Devine was sentenced in San Jose federal court…

  8. Woman tracks stolen iPhone to Starbucks; employee inexplicably kicks her out of shop

    A woman claims she was kicked out of a Starbucks coffee shop after…

  9. I caught the thief who stole my iPhone 6 Plus

    You often hear about phones getting stolen, but I never thought it would happen to me…

  10. Ex-NSA lawyer says encryption could ‘BlackBerry’ Apple and Google

    The battle over encryption of consumer internet users’ data…

  11. U.S. NSA director makes another visit to Silicon Valley

    Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, said on Monday…

  12. Mother’s iPhone lost in Coundon pub turns up – in China

    Clare Kerrigan had given up hope of ever finding the missing phone after she lost it in a pub…

  13. Edward Snowden’s privacy tips: ‘Get rid of Dropbox,” avoid Facebook and Google

    According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from Google, Facebook, and Dropbox…

  14. Apple’s iPhone encryption is a godsend, even if government snoops and cops hate it

    It took the upheaval of the Edward Snowden revelations to make clear to everyone…

  15. BadUSB: The unfixable flaw that infects USB devices is now on the loose

    USB security architecture would need to be fundamentally redesigned…

  16. Short-timer U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blasts Apple for protecting users’ privacy against government overreach

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged Apple to preserve law-enforcement access to smartphones…

  17. Signaling post-Snowden era, Apple’s iPhone, iPad lock out N.S.A.

    This distinguishes Apple from companies that make a profit from collecting and selling users’ personal data to advertisers…

  18. What if Osama bin Laden had an iPhone?

    Apple’s decision to release a mobile operating system that is so thoroughly encrypted that the company cannot unlock its devices for authorities…

  19. FBI blasts Apple for protective users’ privacy by locking government, police out of iPhones and iPads

    FBI Director James B. Comey sharply criticized Apple on Thursday…

  20. No, by safeguarding user’s privacy, Apple is not picking a fight with the U.S. or any other government

    Apple is setting a precedent that users, and not companies, should hold the keys to their own devices…

  21. Man jumped by thieves in broad daylight after buying Apple iPhone 6 in Baltimore mall

    Just minutes after buying an iPhone 6, thieves attack a man…

  22. Former NBA player Rex Chapman accused of stealing $14,000 from Apple Retail Store

    Police arrested former Phoenix Suns basketball player Rex Chapman…

  23. Me-too Google: Uh, okay, we’ll do default encryption like Apple, too (it’ll just take several years to roll out)

    The next generation of Google’s Android operating system…

  24. Apple’s iOS Activation Lock reduces iPhone thefts, Samsung phone thefts skyrocket

    In New York City, iPhone thefts and robberies dropped 29 and 19 percent…

  25. A.G. Schneiderman, D.A. Gascón commend Apple’s new iOS 8 for enabling ‘kill switch’ by default

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón …

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