Headlines this week focused on the rolling out of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), unsecured security cameras, and more.
By: Zack Whittaker
California’s new privacy law is now in effect, allowing state residents to take better control of the data that’s collected on them — from social networks, banks, credit agencies and more.
By: Rachael Myrow
On Jan. 1, the toughest data privacy law in the U.S. goes into effect: the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA.
By: Sam Dean
A sweeping new law that aims to rewrite the rules of the internet in California is set to go into effect on Jan. 1.
In one of the largest-ever corporate espionage efforts, cyberattackers alleged to be working for China’s intelligence services stole volumes of intellectual property, security clearance details and other records from scores of companies over the past several years.
It was another big year for ransomware, the extremely profitable style of cyberattack in which computer systems and data are taken over by hackers and held hostage until the victim hands over a payoff.
By: Frank Konkel
The second year of competition for the Pentagon’s controversial cloud contract was as dramatic as the first.
By: Brian X. Chen
The 2010s made one thing clear: Tech is everywhere in life.
By: Chris Isidore
Wyze Labs, which makes smart cameras and connected home gadgets, has confirmed databases holding millions of customers' information were exposed to the public.
By: Kim Lyons
A Xiaomi camera user said his Nest Hub showed images from other homes
By: Kate Eichhorn
As past identities become stickier for those entering adulthood, it’s not just individuals who will suffer. Society will too.