The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that Russian-backed hackers have infiltrated the control rooms of hundreds of utility companies across the country.
Facebook denied an advertisement by Elmurst-based Citizen Advocacy Center for an event on data privacy, flagging the ad as "political content."
Atlanta is still in the throes of a major cyberattack. How vulnerable are cities like Chicago to hackers using ransomware?
Facebook’s “disregard and misuse” of users’ personal data allowed a foreign firm to profile 50 million voters without their consent prior to the 2016 election, and according to a new lawsuit, it may have violated Illinois state law.
A British firm is accused of using personal Facebook data of millions to help Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.
The governor said a bill requiring mobile apps to seek users’ permission before collecting and sharing their geolocation data would cost the state jobs without “materially” improving privacy protections.
Some 143 million Americans may have had personal information stolen in the cyberattack of credit-reporting company Equifax. What you need to do immediately.
The man behind a weekly gathering of Chicago web developers tells us how they use their tech skills for good.
Should cellphone users be better notified when apps seek their location data? Proponents of a new bill say more transparency is needed, but opponents say the measure is bad for business.
Can a collectible card game teach cybersecurity skills to middle school students? A UIC professor wants to get young people excited about computer science and interested in high-demand, high-paying careers.
President Donald Trump signed a law Monday night allowing internet providers to sell your browser history. How worried should you be?
How Hardik Bhatt wants to protect state agencies from hackers.