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Hacking Was Jeff Bezos’ iPhone hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince? UN panel seeks probe

UN human rights experts have expressed grave concern and have sought "an immediate investigation by US and other relevant authorities" …

Artificial Intelligence Nations dawdle on agreeing rules to control ‘killer robots’ in future wars

Countries are rapidly developing "killer robots" - machines with artificial intelligence (AI) that independently kill - but are moving at …

Privacy Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition, Microsoft disagrees

The EU's proposal for a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday …

Encryption Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained

Apple Inc dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after …

Breach Mitsubishi Electric confirms its network was breached in June 2019

Mitsubishi Electric confirmed today that its computer network was breached by unnamed hackers in June last year and that the …

Breach Telnet credentials of 515,000 routers, servers & IoT devices dumped on hacker forum

A hacker has reportedly dumped Telnet credentials associated with more than 515,000 home routers, servers, and Internet-connected devices on a …

GDPR Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros, according to report

European regulators have imposed 114 million euros (£97.3 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in mid-2018, with …

Cyber attack Travelex staff put away pens and paper as UK systems come back online

More than two weeks after a crippling ransomware attack forced Travelex staff to use pen and paper to calculate foreign …

Huawei Boris Johnson says Huawei critics need to suggest alternatives

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said those opposed to the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in the UK's …

Cyber security Exclusive: Cyber security firm McAfee hires new CEO

McAfee LLC told Reuters on Thursday it has hired Peter Leav, the former CEO of BMC Software, as its new …

Data privacy U.S. Treasury Secretary urges Apple and other tech companies to work with law enforcement

Apple Inc and other technology companies should cooperate with U.S. investigators, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law …

Breach PII of thousands of British professionals left exposed on unprotected Amazon database

Personal and employment details of thousands of British professionals as well as data stored by several British consulting firms were …