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Dept. Of Children & Families Warns Of Public Aid Scam

Several fake websites are offering to help people apply for public assistance, if they provide financial and personal information.

CBS4–02/23/2013

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Wiping Your Smartphone Memory Clean

Phone numbers, passwords, bank account information. If you put all that stuff on your Smartphone, do you know how to get it all off? As CBS4’s Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine explains, don’t assume you’ve wiped your Smartphone clean before you get rid of it.

CBS4–07/09/2012

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The Dangers Of High Tech Q-R Codes

First there were “bar codes.” Now Q-R codes are popping up on product labels, magazine ads and billboards beckoning consumers to click or scan. But buyer beware. CBS4’s Jorge Estevez explains how those black boxes with white dots could cost you dearly.

CBS4–12/15/2011

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iPhones May Put Personal Information At Risk

The iPhone has revolutionized modern technology. But some say it’s an open door for dark forces to do their worst.

01/27/2011

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