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Are hackers ahead of card security?

Aug 18, 2009
A cyber crime ring has set a new record for the number of credit cards it hacked and compromised -- 130 million. How does a fraud happen on such a massive scale? Host Tess Vigeland talks with credit-card security expert Ted Crooks.
A number on a credit card

Credit-card fraud's business model

Aug 18, 2009
What does a criminal mastermind do with 130 million credit-card numbers? How exactly do fraudsters make money? Rico Gagliano reports.

Hertz plan could ding you for dents

Aug 18, 2009
Hertz is testing a new high-resolution photography system that would scan cars for dents and dings before and after a rental. The new system could mean extra charges for customers. Bob Moon reports.

Families hold back on school shopping

Aug 18, 2009
A new survey says the average family still has a lot of room in the backpack for items on their back-to-school shopping list. Tamara Keith reports.

Netbook sales bigger than expected

Aug 18, 2009
Netbook sales have more than doubled over the last year, accounting for one of every five laptops sold. And that's caught the computer industry by surprise. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A Lenovo Ideapad netbook.
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Conference lifts social media ban

Aug 18, 2009
The NCAA's Southeastern Conference has reversed rules that would have barred ticketed fans from posting game updates on social media sites. The conference's concern is rooted in lucrative TV broadcast rights. Sam Eaton reports.

Get school supplies before teachers do!

Aug 18, 2009
One segment of the school population is going to be out shopping for the best deals at the back-to-school sales. Commentator and teacher Allen Teng raised his hand to tell us about it.

N.J. schools bag funds with free lunch

Aug 18, 2009
New Jersey's public schools have a new funding formula, and it comes with a nutritional twist. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.