Security

Health websites in UK share data with advertisers: FT

Health websites accessed from within Britain are without permission sharing users' sensitive information with online giants, including Google, Amazon and Facebook, the Financial Times reported Wednesday following an investigation.

Security

Here's the kind of data hackers get about you from hospitals

When hospitals are hacked, the public hears about the number of victims—but not what information the cybercriminals stole. New research from Michigan State University and Johns Hopkins University is the first to uncover ...

Security

Ukrainian man pleads guilty to hacking, wire fraud charges

A member of a sophisticated international hacking group that authorities say targeted businesses in 47 states to steal credit and debit card records pleaded guilty to hacking and wire fraud charges in Seattle.

Business

Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra.

Internet

Five ways to protect yourself from cybercrime

High-profile data breaches at companies like British Airways and Marriott get a lot of media coverage, but cybercriminals are increasingly going after community groups, schools, small businesses and municipal governments.