Yahoo today launched Genome, a new tool that allows online advertisers take advantage of the company's extensive experience with big data analytics.
Having passed the U.S. House of Representatives, the controversial legislation goes next to the Senate and faces a presidential veto threat unless it is modified to address privacy concerns.
A recent data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of more than 280,000 people served as yet another reminder of the well-recognized, but often discounted, risks associated with using weak and default passwords.
Two senior lawmakers this week sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration demanding information on how the agency will ensure that privacy rights are protected when it issues drone licenses to government, law enforcement and private organizations.
The Anonymous hacking collective has launched a new site that it claims will allow users to post material without fear of being tracked down.
Advocacy groups want stronger rules but the industry prefers to retain its current self-regulation.
Questions remain over a computer intrusion at Global Payments Inc. that exposed data on at least 1.5 million credit and debit card holders.
Default or simple passwords, ineffective or nonexistent firewalls offered easy targets for security breaches, a Verizon report finds.
Articles by Jaikumar Vijayan