Most people might not give telephone metadata – the numbers you dial, the length of your calls – a second thought. Some government officials probably view it as similarly trivial, which is why this information can be ...
When you engage in international travel, you may one day find yourself face-to-face with border security that is polite, bilingual and responsive—and robotic.
Malicious software designed to attack Android smartphones has breached the accounts of more than a million Google users, security researchers said Wednesday.
Security weaknesses on many popular fitness trackers may allow hackers to access or potentially manipulate user data, a study showed Monday.
Wearable devices—Fitbits, Jawbones, Nike+, Apple Watches and the like—are white-hot. The tech segment is already producing an estimated $14 billion in sales worldwide, and expected to more than double within four years, ...
Google is disclosing how much of the traffic to its search engine and other services is being protected from hackers as part of its push to encrypt all online activity.
The top US and European trade groups have warned their leaders of enormous fallout for businesses and customers if the two sides fail to reach a new deal on data transfers by end January.
Switzerland, facing an erosion of the banking secrecy laws that helped make it the world's banker, is now touting its reputation as a safe and stable haven to become a global data vault.
A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security identification numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being ...
A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said Thursday.