Computing And Information Technology

Medical ethics: UK uses data from doctors to find migrants

Apr 1, 2018

To track down refugees in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors

The Latest: LG says uncertain how to stop breaches of data

Mar 27, 2018

A South Korean mobile device maker says the responsibility for protecting user privacy falls not just on one single company but on all players in the mobile industry

Watch it, Facebook: new EU data rules may have broad impact

Mar 26, 2018

New, tougher European rules on data privacy will force companies like Facebook to do a better job protecting user data

Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended

Mar 20, 2018

The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.

The Latest: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe

Mar 20, 2018

The board of Cambridge Analytica says it has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending a full independent investigation of his actions

The board of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending an investigation

Mar 20, 2018

The board of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending an investigation

UK official to seek access to Cambridge Analytica's servers

Mar 19, 2018

Britain's information commissioner plans to apply for a warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used data mined from Facebook to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election

Britain's information commissioner plans to seek a warrant to access servers of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica

Mar 19, 2018

Britain's information commissioner plans to seek a warrant to access servers of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica

UK unveils new technology to fight extremist content online

Feb 13, 2018

The British government is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media

US firm: Hackers interfered with industrial facility

Dec 14, 2017

A U.S. cybersecurity firm says that hackers disrupted the operations at an industrial facility using malicious software which interfered with safety equipment

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