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Efforts to control cyber weapons ignore the agents who use them

Reports of malicious and targeted cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common around the world. In early February, for example, Australia's security agencies revealed there were investigating an attempted hack on the country's ...

Austria probes Amazon over alleged unfair trade practices

Austria's competition authorities said Thursday it was launching a probe into whether US online retail giant Amazon was abusing its dominant position to favour its own products against those of Austrian retailers selling ...

Facebook paid users to track smartphone use: report

Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts, according to a new report that may raise fresh privacy ...

China clones gene-edited monkeys to aid disorder research

Chinese scientists announced Thursday they had cloned five monkeys from a single animal that was genetically engineered to have a sleep disorder, saying it could aid research into human psychological problems.

Fewer affected in Marriott hack, but passports a red flag

Fewer Marriott guest records than previously feared were compromised in a massive data breach, but the largest hotel chain in the world confirmed Friday that approximately 5.25 million unencrypted passport numbers were accessed.

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