The European Union has set up an expert group to help identify fake news and propose ways to tackle the problem amid concern that false information is influencing elections.
An electronic toy-maker has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission that it collected personal information on hundreds of thousands of children without their parents knowing.
Many consumers have found a way to cope with the knowledge that products they like have been made unethically: They simply forget they ever knew it.
By incorporating geographical information into models for wind energy, researchers from KAUST have developed an innovative statistical tool that reduces the computational burden of locating global wind resources.
The year 2017 was the third-warmest on record for the United States, and featured a pileup of weather and climate disasters that cost the nation a record-breaking $306 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Hackers have already begun targeting the Pyeongchang Olympic Games with malware-infected emails which may be aimed at stealing passwords or financial information, researchers said Saturday.
Florida officials say hackers may have accessed the personal information and medical records of up to 30,000 Medicaid recipients two months ago.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has come under fire over its handling of user data in an episode that underscores growing concerns for privacy in the hyper-digitised country.
The disproportionately high number of motorcycle-related traffic accidents may be linked to the way the human brain processes—or fails to process—information, according to new research published in Human Factors, "Allocating ...
While cybersecurity should be a year-round concern for small business owners, income tax filing season can bring some particular risks, according to the IRS.