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Silicon Valley Tech Executive Nabbed in False Barcode Scheme Involving Lego Toys

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Flame virus code

Undated screen grab released by Kaspersky Lab shows a program of the computer virus known as Flame.

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Ever since smartphones got their own bar code scanners, it's become commonplace for store security officers—who carefully monitor surveillance cameras at big box chains such as Target—to witness shoppers taking an intense interest in the computer-generated pricing codes.

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