Indian banks inadequately prepared for cyber attacks: Experts

  NEW DELHI/PUNE: Cyber security experts on Tuesday questioned the preparedness of the Indian banks in case of a massive security breach involving funds, stressing that state-of-the-art security systems are the need of the hour.    Hackers siphoned off a whopping Rs 94.42 crore from the Pune-headquartered...


First Jury in a Roundup Cancer Trial orders Monsanto to pay $289 million

  A California jury on last Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages.   The case of school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson was...


Concerns mount over Data Privacy Guidelines set by Genetic-Testing companies

  Genetic-testing companies that have decoded the DNA of millions just introduced new guidelines to protect data privacy.   But those best practices failed to address a major concern: what happens to customers’ data that is shared for research with pharmaceutical giants, academics and others, often for...