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Data privacy Britons risk having data ‘sold to highest bidder’ after Brexit, whistleblower warns

British people's data privacy will be "hanging in the balance" after Brexit, former Cambridge Analytica staffer-turned-whistleblower Brittany Kaiser warned as the country leaves …

Huawei Pompeo urges EU to exclude ‘high-risk suppliers’ from 5G networks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged the European Union to exclude "high-risk" suppliers from all parts of …

Cyber attack Bank of Japan warns of cyber-attack vulnerability ahead of Olympic Games

Japan's financial institutions must guard against cyber-attacks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with nearly 40% of banks and other …

Breach United Nations kept the massive 2019 data breach under wraps

The United Nations failed to disclose a successful cyber attack targeting its computer networks in Vienna and Geneva that resulted …

Facebook Facebook reaches $550 million settlement in facial recognition lawsuit

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it reached a $550 million (418 million pounds) settlement in principle related to a lawsuit …

Data privacy Avast pulls plug on Jumpshot after data privacy scandal

British cyber security company Avast will close the Jumpshot analytics business at the centre of a data privacy scandal, it said on Thursday, …

Encryption Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail, popular among journalists and activists for its focus …

Huawei Canada, isolated over Huawei 5G, is studying British decision

Canada, the only member of an elite intelligence-sharing network yet to decide whether to allow the use of Huawei Technologies …

Hacking Travelex says UK money transfer and wire services back online after hack

Travelex's UK international money transfer service and wire offering is fully operational again, it said on Tuesday, almost a month …

Artificial Intelligence India’s railways to use facial recognition amid privacy fears

Most major railway stations in India will use facial recognition to fight crime by the end of 2020, a senior …

Huawei UK allows Huawei to participate in non-core areas of 5G networks

Huawei has been permitted to participate in the roll-out of 5G networks in the UK but equipment supplied by the …

Cyber attack Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyber-attacks, sources say

Sweeping cyber-attacks targeting governments and other organisations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting …