Pornographic websites could be forced to check their users are over 18 under new measures debated by British lawmakers Monday that are designed to protect children but have raised concerns over privacy and censorship.
The British government has already won the power to record everything we access on the internet. Now it wants to have a say over what we are and aren't allowed to look at online.
Uber and Lyft spent the last four years cornering the millennial market. Now they're going after a new demographic: senior citizens.
Corporate data breaches seem to be on the rise, rarely a week passes without a company revealing that its database has been hacked and regrettably usernames, passwords, credit card details and its customers' personal information ...
Cyberattacks such as that recently suffered by telecoms firm TalkTalk can result in hair-raisingly large losses: TalkTalk may have lost the details of 4m customers, while in just the last few months Carphone Warehouse lost ...
A crop of new tech entrepreneurs from Africa and its diaspora are hoping to bridge the continent's growing middle class and booming film industry in a quest to become the "African Netflix".
There's value in more than just credit card data, as Avid Life Media (ALM), parent company of the extramarital affair website Ashley Madison, has found out after being raided for millions of their customer's details.
Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
In this week's issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of information—the dates and locations of four purchases—are enough to identify 90 percent of the people in a data ...
Whistleblowing site WikiLeaks on Monday accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US authorities without providing notification until almost three years later.