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Why LinkedIn's Password Breach Is Worse Than You Think

Odds are, we'll all get hacked at least once in our online lives -- and you might not feel that worried about the security of your LinkedIn account. But if you're like most Internet users, there's an important reason you should be.

LinkedIn Hacked: How the Data Breach Affects You (and Them)

Reports surfaced Wednesday that 6.5 million passwords of users on LinkedIn, the leading corporate social networking website, had been compromised. The company is taking swift action, but its even swifter earnings growth could be at risk.

Your Smartphone's Camera Will Revolutionize How You Bank

It's call remote deposit capture technology: Snap a smartphone picture of a check, and deposit it electronically. And while only 3% of banking customers use it now, it could be the killer app that lures most of us into online banking.

How to Avoid Getting Skimmed By ATM Scammers

It looks like an ordinary cash machine, and you type in your PIN without a second thought. But there's a hidden device recording your ATM card's magnetic strip, and capturing your PIN. Big money is about to vanish from your bank account. Or maybe not: Here's how to prevent skimmers from getting their hands on your data.