Q&A: EBay's security chief cites evolving cyberthreats
It seems there's nowhere to hide these days from cyberattacks.
Stolen data finder could reduce harm for companies
CareFirst says data breach affects about 1.1M people
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.
The rise of wearable health tech could mean the end of the sickie
Now that the sun is shining and the temperature is rising, it's officially sickie season: go to work, or get struck down with "flu", a "24-hour virus", or that faithful stand-by, the dodgy prawn takeaway.
IBM teams with Apple on artificial intelligence health program
IBM on Monday announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices.
Scientists urge public to take part in final part of health survey
Scientists in Cornwall are making a final appeal for people to take part in research that will shed light on the health effects of marine pollution.
NASA joins forces to put satellite eyes on threat to US freshwater
NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean biology ...
Health checks by smartphone raise privacy fears
Authorities and tech developers must stop sensitive health data entered into applications on mobile phones ending up in the wrong hands, experts warn.
Challenges for doctors using fitness trackers and apps
More hospitals and doctors are starting to use data from fitness trackers and health apps to help treat patients. But they are moving cautiously. The technology has a lot of potential, but there are key ch ...
More privacy protection sought for feds' health care website (Update)
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.
Wearable sensors gather lots of data—now to make it useful
It's not just about how many steps you've taken or how many calories you've burned in a day. Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do ...
Cyberattacks to worsen in 2015: McAfee researchers
A series of spectacular cyberattacks drew headlines this year, and the situation will only worsen in 2015 as hackers use more advanced techniques to infiltrate networks, security researchers said Tuesday.
FTC in talks with Apple about health data protection
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is in talks with Apple to ensure that sensitive health data collected by its mobile and wearable devices will not be used without owners' consent.
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pay for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.