Online services tend to ask for your birthdate to make sure you're at least 13, but security experts warn the information can also give hackers another piece of information for identity theft.
If a foreign government is behind the massive computer attack that compromised a half Yahoo users, the breach could be part of a long-term strategy that's aimed at gathering intelligence.
The advent of home automation and the rise of smart home-connected devices is seeing vendors and startups scramble to become part of the movement, but in their haste security flaws abound.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall may stem from a subtle manufacturing error, but it highlights the challenge manufacturers face in packing ever more battery power into ever thinner phones.
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