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Apple unveils new privacy tools ahead of EU law

Tech companies have long been scrutinised for how they protect their customers’ data and Facebook is currently embroiled in a huge scandal.

30 Mar 2018 11:18 AM

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower's evidence made public by British lawmakers

Wylie alleges that the data was used to help to build profiles of American voters and build support for Trump in the US election.

29 Mar 2018 7:29 PM

Facebook redesigns its privacy tools

The company promises to take additional steps in the coming weeks to put people more in control of their privacy.

29 Mar 2018 4:31 PM

Free products sell your privacy

We need digital economy where our data and our attention is not for sale to the highest-bidding authoritarian or demagogue.

28 Mar 2018 1:37 AM

Will Mark Zuckerberg be able to boldly fix Facebook crisis?

The Federal Trade Commission announced it was investigating Facebook for its privacy practices.

27 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

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Facebook questioned about gathering Android call, text data

Facebook has been found to store years of contact names, telephone numbers, call lengths and text messages.

26 Mar 2018 8:52 AM

Oregon attorney general considers Facebook investigation

Rosenblum credited Facebook for having its government affairs point person reach out to her.

24 Mar 2018 9:18 AM

Latest iOS 11 bug robs users of their privacy

iOS 11’s Siri reads messages from third party apps, even when the content is hidden in notifications.

22 Mar 2018 7:57 PM

Privacy issues emerge as major business risk for Facebook

Shares in Facebook fell on March 19 by 7 per cent, their biggest drop since 2014.

20 Mar 2018 9:07 AM

Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse

Facebook insisted the data was misused but not stolen, because users gave permission.

18 Mar 2018 11:18 AM

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Facebook to hand privacy controls to users ahead of EU law

Facebook to roll out a new privacy centre globally that will put the core privacy settings for Facebook in one place.

24 Jan 2018 7:40 AM

Redmorph forays in India with a privacy and security app

‘The Ultimate Privacy and Security Solution’, a standalone privacy and security app for Indian smartphone users.

18 Jan 2018 8:59 PM

A look at Facebook’s changes in what you see over the years

To try to keep you glued to Facebook, it regularly updates the formula that decides what posts you see.

13 Jan 2018 8:54 AM

Pay attention! your smartphone sensors can reveal your PIN to hackers

Instruments in smartphones such as the gyroscope and proximity sensors represent a potential security vulnerability, researchers reveal.

29 Dec 2017 6:36 PM

Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies: study

The attackers access the user’s bitcoin wallet either on the computer or on the bitcoin exchange’s server researcher says.

20 Dec 2017 9:17 AM

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French privacy watchdog raps WhatsApp over Facebook data sharing

The French data protection authority - CNIL says WhatsApp did not have the legal basis to share user data with Facebook.

20 Dec 2017 8:41 AM

Twitter to put warnings before swastikas, other hate images

The new policies ban users who associate either online or offline with organizations that promote violence against civilians.

19 Dec 2017 8:12 AM

Twitter suspends white nationalists as it enforces new rules

The company has emphasized that it takes into account many factors before making any enforcement decision.

19 Dec 2017 7:44 AM

China's Xi says country will not close door to global internet

Google and Facebook are banned in China, along with Twitter Inc and most major western news outlets.

04 Dec 2017 8:42 AM

UK cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software

Kaspersky’s anti-virus software was banned from US government networks earlier this year on concerns the company has close ties to Moscow.

02 Dec 2017 1:52 PM

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