Malicious websites were used to secretly hack into iPhones for years, says Google

Zack Whittaker reports: Security researchers at Google say they’ve found a number of malicious websites which, when visited, could quietly hack into a victim’s iPhone by exploiting a set of previously undisclosed software flaws. Google’s Project Zero said in a deep-dive blog post published late on Thursday that the websites were visited thousands of...

Google, Medical Center Ask Court to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee reports: Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center have filed motions to dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges patients’ electronic health records were not properly de-identified by the hospital before they were shared with Google to support the company’s predictive medical data analytics technology development efforts. The hospital and...