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 …

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 …

Apps Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, …

Facebook Facebook’s Zuckerberg drops annual challenges to focus on longer-term goals

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take …

Encryption Encrypted app aims to boost anonymous sex crime reporting in India

Women in India will be able to anonymously report sexual abuse, seek medical or legal aid and create private journals …

Data security Europeans should control their B2B data, says EU commissioner

The United States and China are the world's leaders in harvesting and exploiting personal data and the European Union must make sure …

Ransomware Forex firm Travelex says ransomware behind last week’s cyber-attack

The foreign exchange company Travelex said on Tuesday a ransomware attack led to its systems being taken offline last week. …

Podcast How can we protect our children online?

According to the National Crime Agency more than 2,500 arrests were made last year in the UK, after Facebook reported …

Data protection Is it time for organisations’ cyber security credentials to take centre stage online?

Anurag Kahol, CTO, Bitglass, examines where companies are lacking in their security and will provide best practice tips on how …

Data privacy Facebook must face action on security, but not damages

A federal judge said up to 29 million Facebook Inc users whose personal information was stolen in a September 2018 …

Data privacy Facial recognition at Indian cafe sparks calls for data protection law

The use of facial recognition technology at a popular Indian cafe chain that triggered a backlash among customers, led to …

Data privacy Big tech – too big to fail, says data whistleblower Wylie

Big Tech is becoming "too big to fail" and should not saddle ill-equipped consumers with safekeeping privacy for society at large, data whistleblower Christopher …