Microsoft has detailed some new privacy features that will be heading to Windows 10 customers with the Fall Creators Update next month, that will allow for greater control over data and transparency.
It looks like Google forgot to switch off a developer feature in the public Oreo builds. Users have unwittingly been slurping mobile data even when connected to Wi-Fi. Here's how to fix the issue.
Islington Council in London, UK, has been fined £70,000 ($90,000) after it was revealed that it had failed to keep the personal data of up to 89,000 people secure in its parking ticketing system.
A data breach that was encountered by service provider Sabre has affected 14 properties owned by Trump International Hotels Management LLC, including locations in Las Vegas and Chicago.
In response to a new cyber-security law, Apple is set to begin operating a new data centre in China. It'll be Apple's first data centre in the country but it said there won't be any backdoors.
It appears that Windows 10 user base on Steam is on the rise again, with the operating system registering an all-time high of 51.23%. Windows 7 faced a decline while Windows grew in user base overall.
The latest Steam hardware reports indicate that Windows 10 has lost some user base and has fallen to 50.01%. On the other hand, Windows 7 has continued its uphill climb as a close second.
Latest reports indicate that Windows 10 and Windows 7 have grown in market share, whereas Windows XP has faced a considerable decline, and fallen below 7% for the first time, according to one firm.
The latest report for browser market share has remained more or less unchanged compared with last month. Chrome remains the unchallenged leader in the web browser space, and IE continues to plummet.
A new study conducted by an Italian operator has revealed which popular messaging app consumes the least amount of data when tested under light, medium, and heavy usage. The results vary wildly.
At its Data Amp online event, the Redmond software giant unveiled an array of announcements regarding SQL Server 2017, Azure Analysis Services, and many more components of its cloud platform.
Former Microsoft CEO and current Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has unveiled a public database which documents how the government spends every cent of the taxpayer's money.
Vivaldi has unveiled version 1.8 of its web browser, introducing many new features including one called "History", which allows users insights into their online activities and keep them private.
Microsoft has shared a few of the methods employed to ensure the security of the data it handles. It was also quick to point out its efforts at transparency in the benefit of the end user.
Three people have sued Microsoft over claims that Windows 10 destroyed their data and damaged their PC's hardware as well. The company has dismissed the case as being "without merit".
Adobe and Microsoft have partnered to create a shared marketing and sales data format between Microsoft Dynamics and Adobe's marketing software suite. The two are expected to reveal more details soon.
On Wednesday, popular quiz app Wishbone admitted that it was the victim of a database breach that exposed a large amount of data including full names, email addresses, phone numbers, and more.
In what seemingly goes against the precedent set by Microsoft's recent stoush against the US Government, Google is preparing to appeal a court order to release emails stored on an offshore server.
AT&T announced just yesterday that it shut down its 2G network on the 1st January. A move which had been announced 4 years ago, it paves the way for the LTE to 5G transition when it arrives.
A complaint filed to the FTC today by four consumer advocacy groups has alleged that two popular toys subject children to ongoing surveillance by recording audio and uploading it to remote servers.
The US Navy has said that data on over 130,000 of its sailors, including social security numbers, has been accessed by "unknown individuals". The situation is currently being monitored.
Music-streaming app Spotify was seen writing gigabytes of unnecessary data onto users' storage drives. It particularly put SSDs in danger, as it could potentially shorten the drive's lifespan.
The EU proudly announced that roaming charges would become a thing of the past for its citizens. Unfortunately, it looks like there are important loopholes and caveats with some surcharges remaining.
Google has launched its Emergency Location Service feature for Android devices in the UK and Estonia. The feature sends location data to emergency services, and will be expanded internationally.
Thousands of documents belonging to Asiana passengers - and some who flew with its Star Alliance partners - have been compromised in a breach attributed to "extremely poor" security on its website.
An appeals court has ruled in favor of Microsoft, after the company disputed a 2014 order from a US District Court compelling it to hand over emails and customer data stored on a server in Ireland.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
Thousands of websites across the EU are protesting what they deem to be severe loopholes in the Union's net neutrality legislation. They claim companies can now create "slow lanes" for internet users.
We're giving away 3 copies of Linux Server Security: Hack and Defend, a guide for aspiring hackers and sysadmins to bolster their Linux network security skills, and identify common hacking tips.
A new report details an organized deep web-based Russian ransomware campaign which has targeted thousands of corporations, from hospitals to hotels, and netted ringleaders exorbitant salaries.
Various email providers who were allegedly affected by a data breach that was supposed to have exposed over 272 million account credentials now claim that over 98% of these were bogus.
EE is currently offering a 12-month plan with 16GB of 4G data, including tethering, and unlimited minutes and texts for £19.99 a month, down from £34.99 - and existing customers could pay just £16.49.
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.
When Telstra Australia users were hit with severe outages on Tuesday, the company suggested that they might compensate with free data, this is exactly what they have done for Valentine's Day.
As data and information management becomes a critical part of any organization's functions, market research firm Gartner says 90 percent of organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019.
A new Windows Store listing implies that Microsoft may be working to release its own SIM card, also allowing customers to purchase data plans through the Store.
Hyatt Hotels has announced the presence of malware on computers which operate the hotel chain's payment processing systems, and warned customers to monitor their financial statements closely.
Researchers from Microsoft's Research department have called the entrance into 2016 a "new Golden Age of technological advancement," and have proposed 16 scientific advancements that may come in 2016.
An email is distributing to victims of the recent data theft at crowd-funding site 'Patreon', asking for bitcoin payments to stop personal data from being publicly available online.
If you think the theft of millions of customer data records is bad, I suspect that you'll be longing for the "good ol' days" in the near future when the bad guys start changing customer data instead.