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Uber breach could affect the data of 50K drivers

The ride-hailing service says it was the victim of a hack last May that could have exposed thousands of driver names and driver's license numbers.

By February 27, 2015

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Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.

By February 22, 2015

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Anthem's stolen customer data not encrypted

But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.

By February 6, 2015

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Facebook is trying to change the way advertisers look at social

The world's largest social network is refining its tools designed to help advertisers understand how well ads work.

By January 27, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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Beyond the Sony hack: How companies can clamp down on cyberattacks

Data breaches are on the rise, but cybersecurity experts say employees and companies can still make broad changes to cut back on hacks.

By December 18, 2014

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Nearly two years later, Facebook Graph Search comes to mobile

The world's largest social network extends the capabilities of its search feature from desktop computers to mobile devices. But will it make a difference?

By December 8, 2014

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Jettison NSA phone database, panel tells Obama

Ending the NSA's massive phone database is just one recommendation in a report from the White House's surveillance review panel.

By December 18, 2013

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Tricky Regin malware poses biggest threat outside US

The hard-to-detect malware is a Swiss Army knife of clandestine tools to extract information from targets in non-English speaking countries, experts say.

By November 25, 2014