Q&A: EBay's security chief cites evolving cyberthreats
It seems there's nowhere to hide these days from cyberattacks.
Blog site Tumblr launches anti-bullying support campaign
Actress Elizabeth Banks, singer Jordin Sparks and Vice President Joe Biden are among those helping Tumblr establish a safe place from bullies online.
Internet use translates into greater economic than social benefits
Using the internet helps people benefit financially in the 'real world', but not necessarily socially, according to research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the University ...
Novel monitoring tools tackle chemical surface waters pollution
With the socio-economic developments of the last decades, new emerging compounds have been produced, released and discharged through different point and diffuse sources in European rivers, lakes, and marine-coastal and transitional ...
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.
At a glance: Four steps that help guard against identity theft
The average person can take several basic steps to guard against identity theft both inside and outside the health care world. Here's a sample of what experts advise:
Hackers infiltrate insurer Anthem, access customer details
Health insurer Anthem said hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to a host of personal information for customers and employees, including CEO Joseph Swedish.
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.
Crime Victims' Institute investigates human trafficking
Human sex trafficking is a serious problem both domestically and internationally and enhanced education is necessary to address the risk factors for entry into the sex trade, the physical and mental health ...
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.
Nearly half of Calif. affected by hacks in 2013
The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ...
What's next for the smartphone in a rapidly changing market?
It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months – the length of a typical contract with a network service provider. After all, it is a fast-moving, ...
Priorities for research on pharmaceutical and personal care products in the environment
The results from a survey designed to identify and prioritize the scientific research needed to understand the risks of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment have been published in the latest issue ...
Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics supplemented for 21st century care robots
Isaac Asimov famously devised three laws of robotics that underpinned a number of his science fiction books and short stories, Professor Tom Sorell of the University of Warwick has helped develop a new set ...