The average cost of a data breach is now $3.92m, according to analysis by IBM Security, the cybersecurity arm of the technology giant.
Credit score agency Equifax will pay up to $700m as part of a settlement for a 2017 data breach in which some 127 million of its customers had their personal data stolen.
The president of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, is to explore a blockchain solution for tackling counterfeit drugs in the country’s pharmaceutical sector.
If we don’t merge our brains with artificial intelligence, we’re toast.
Israeli cyber-intelligence firm NSO Group has denied that the latest version of its spyware tool can covertly steal a person’s data from Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon servers.
When Apollo 11’s Lunar Module made its final approach to the Moon’s surface 50 years ago, Neil Armstrong spotted a problem that the autopilot had missed.
US mobile network operator Sprint has confirmed that it suffered a data breach in which attackers had access to customer details such as first and last names, phone numbers and billing addresses.
US researchers have created an AI that can solve a Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second, far quicker than the fastest human.
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The number of whistleblowers reporting a data breach to the UK’s data watchdog has soared by 175% since the introduction of GDPR, according to London-headquartered law firm RPC.
US President Donald Trump has slammed bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, saying he is “not a fan” and that they “are not money”.
US researchers have created ‘artificial muscles’ that imitate the coiling and pulling mechanism found in a cucumber plant’s tendrils.
The EU’s top court is deciding whether Facebook’s method of transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States sufficiently protects EU citizens’ right to privacy.
US venture capital (VC) firms are making up the lion’s share of investment in artificial intelligence (AI) startups, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
The UK’s data regulator has said it plans to fine hospitality group Marriott International £99.2m for failing to protect the records of millions of hotel guests.
The record-breaking £183m fine issued to British Airways (BA) is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in action, both as a punishment and a deterrence for lapses in cybersecurity.
Engineers say they’ve created a method for making ‘smart’ glass that recognises images without the need for sensors, circuits or power.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a celebration of automotive innovation, showcasing the rich history of motorsports and the remarkable technologies driving us into the future.
A new form of motor racing got underway this year, one in which the driver is optional.
Vodafone has launched its 5G network in the UK, turning on the next generation of cellular technology in seven cities across the country in addition to announcing unlimited data plans.
Smart home management platform Orvibo is leaking billions of its user logs on an exposed server, putting its customers at risk of having their smart home devices being taken over by intruders.
A blockchain-based insurance platform launched today will provide farmers in Sri Lanka with agricultural insurance cover in the event of their crops being damaged by extreme weather.
A new study warns how failing to retire existing fossil-fuel burning infrastructure early will result in nations missing their climate goals, which aim to stabilise global mean temperature by 2050.
IT and cloud solution provider PCM has confirmed that it suffered a breach in which threat actors reportedly sought customer information that could be used to carry out a gift card fraud attack.
The UK’s data watchdog has carried out searches on two Liverpool properties as part of an investigation into a vishing scam.
Researchers have developed a way to ‘unprint’ paper to reduce the environmental impact of recycling paper, using technology that could one day be installed in a home printer.
Threat actor group APT33, which is widely believed to be working in the service of the Iranian government, is stepping up its cyberespionage activities against Saudi Arabian organisations, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.
Digital transformation, in which an organisation employs digital technology to solve traditional problems and improve efficiency, can often become a hot mess of buzzword soup.
An Australian IT consultant has been sentenced to three years in prison for hacking into a financial publisher and using the stolen information to engage in insider trading.
Tensions between Iran and the US are high as the conflict shifts between the physical world and the digital.