Like It Or Not, Home Items Are Getting Smarter And Creepier,Gadgets with voice controls typically aren't transmitting any data back to company servers until you activate them with a trigger word, such as "Alexa" or "OK Google." But devices have sometimes misheard innocuous words as legitimate commands to record and send private conversations.
Twitter Airs Election Meddling DataOperators linked to Russia, Iran and likely other nations have posted images, videos and other content that is intended to intensify political discord by promoting extreme views from multiple political angles.
Facebook: Hackers Accessed Accounts Of 29 Million PeopleFacebook said third-party apps and Facebook apps like WhatsApp and Instagram were unaffected by the breach.
What Are The Best Ways To Backup Data For Your Small Business?Avoid disastrous company setbacks and possible legal ramifications with proper data backup.
CDC Launches Interactive Site Comparing Health Data Of 500 CitiesA new website offers people in Chicago a chance to compare how the city stacks up health-wise against the likes of New York, Los Angeles, and the rest of the 500 largest cities in the U.S.
Violent Crime In America Rose Slightly In 2015, According To Preliminary FBI ReportThe report only contains data from January to June.
The Chicago Restaurants That Failed Health Inspections In 2015Chicago has had thousands of restaurants fail health inspections this year. How worried should this make you? Not very, actually.
Laptop With Patient Data Stolen From Northwestern Healthcare EmployeeThe health system said the laptop was in an employee’s vehicle that was stolen Oct. 21. It contained the health information of about 2,800 patients.
Data Shows, Chicago Loves Its Divvy BikesSeptember 28th of 2013 was, by any measure, a perfect day for a bike ride: The sun was shining, a gentle southerly breeze kept temperatures in the 70s.
When Is The Best Time To Get The Cheapest Flights? Experts Crunch The DataCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reviews the specially conducted research.
Researchers Question The Methods Online Dating Services Use To Pair Up SinglesDespite the staggering popularity of online dating, a new review of research points to some problems. CBS 2's Susan Carlson reports.
How To Get Smart About Tracking Your Phone Data UsageMany major carriers are limiting -- or restricting -- data. If you go over, your service could be slowed down. Or worse, you could be charged. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker asks: Do you know how much data you're using?
U of Ill. Puts Law School Dean On Leave Over DataUniversity of Illinois officials say a law school dean of admissions is on administrative leave after the university received complaints that grade and standardized test data for the incoming class had been inflated on university literature.