Amid growing fears about online surveillance and data theft, Americans are increasingly taking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet, a study showed Thursday.
Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been "state sponsored."
Most US smartphone owners use their device's location service for directions or other purposes but only a small percentage share their location with friends and others, a survey showed Thursday.
The US National Security Agency on Friday denied a report claiming it was aware of and even exploited the "Heartbleed" online security flaw to gather critical intelligence.
The number sequence "123456" has overtaken "password" as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.
Americans are growing more comfortable with online dating, and many are finding a spouse or partner in cyberspace, a survey showed Monday.
If one analysis of hacked data from Ashley Madison is true, the affair-seeker website promoted a lot of talk, but little action.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 percent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround.
Americans are using the Internet more for video, both to post their own snippets and to view videos of others, a survey showed Thursday.
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