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Russia Bans Electronic Sales Unless Russian Software Is Pre-installed

Electronic devices such as smartphones, computers and smart televisions must come pre-loaded with Russian-made software

6 hours ago

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange

Main reason for Wikileak co-founder's self-imposed confinement in Ecuadorean embassy is dropped by Swedish prosecutors

3 days ago

Microsoft Confirms Default DoH Adoption

Microsoft joins Mozilla and Google after confirming it will adopt DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) as browser default

3 days ago

Apple Worker Texts Himself Customer’s Intimate Photo

Naked selfie warning, as Californian woman says she will take legal action against former Apple staffer

1 week ago

Facebook iOS App Bug Turns On Camera

Privacy alert. Facebook users complain that the social network's iOS app turns on the cameras found on Apple iPads and…

1 week ago

Regulators Investigate Google Over Ascension Health Data Deal

Probe begins of Google, after deal that gives it access to healthcare data about millions of Americans

1 week ago

Judge Approves US Searches Of Passenger Electronic Devices

US border agents only need “reasonable suspicion” and no search warrant to search travellers’ smartphones and laptops

1 week ago

Microsoft Pledges To ‘Honour’ California’s Privacy Rules

Redmond pledges to roll out California's strict CCPA privacy laws across the entire United States

1 week ago

Microsoft Demands Privacy Protection To Safeguard Rights

Privacy protection is essential to shield human rights, says Microsoft President Smith, as he calls for tougher controls

2 weeks ago

WhatsApp Hack Targetted Senior Government Officials

Hack of WhatsApp more sinister than first thought, with high-profile government and military officials of US allies targetted

3 weeks ago