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Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime losses more than double to $4.5 billion in 2019, report finds

Losses from cryptocurrency crime surged to $4.52 billion (£3.5 billion) last year, as insider theft soared even as hacking losses …

Data protection Facebook postpones EU rollout of dating service over data concerns

Facebook has postponed the rollout of its new dating services in the European Union scheduled for Thursday after Ireland's Data …

Cyber attack Hong Kong banks compare pandemic and cyber-attack stress test with epidemic reality

Last October, nearly four dozen banks in Hong Kong confronted a nightmare "stress test" scenario: a pandemic that swept through …

Microsoft Microsoft names Braverman-Blumenstyk head of Israel development center

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it has appointed Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk as the general manager of the Microsoft Israel Development Center. …

Huawei Fearing Huawei curbs, Deutsche Telekom tells Nokia to shape up

Deutsche Telekom has told supplier Nokia it must improve its products and service to win business installing the German group's …

Data privacy Intel bets on smart buildings in Israel to attract tech talent

Intel Corp is investing heavily in "smart buildings" in Israel that will be full of perks to keep employees happy, …

Cyber attack Regenerative medicine maker Tissue Regenix resume production after cyber attack

Medical products maker Tissue Regenix Group said on Tuesday its U.S. manufacturing plant had resumed operations following last week's cyber attack on its …

Apps Exclusive: iPhone app makers questioned in U.S. antitrust probe of Apple

The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of its investigation into Apple Inc, one of …

Data protection The UK will pursue an independent data protection policy, says PM Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced in a statement to the House of Commons that the UK will develop a …

Artificial Intelligence AI and Big Data could introduce fresh cyber security challenges: Europol

AI and Big Data are the new buzzwords not only in the data protection community but also in the wider …

Data protection Fashion retailer H&M says data protection breaches unacceptable

Fashion retailer H&M said on Saturday (25 January) that data security breaches found at its German unit were unacceptable and it was cooperating …

Artificial Intelligence Ugandan medics deploy AI to stop women dying after childbirth

Ugandan doctors are giving new mothers artificial intelligence-enabled devices to remotely monitor their health in a first-of-its-kind study aiming to …