Privacy

Twitter Demands AI Firm Cease Facial Image Collection

Privacy concern. Cease-and-desist letter from Twitter to AI firm Clearview demands it stop collecting photos from social media platforms

1 day ago

EU Proposes Five-Year Ban On Facial Recognition Technology

European Commission could temporarily bar facial recognition in public places as new rules to protect individuals' privacy are worked out

5 days ago

President Trump Slams Apple Over Pensacola Shooter Case

President of the US wades into privacy and encryption case of Apple and the unlocking of iPhones belonging to dead…

1 week ago

Amazon Hit By Potential Class-Action Lawsuit Over Ring Security Issues

Lawsuit accuses Amazon and Ring of failing to provide adequate protection against cyber-attacks amidst rash of security incidents

4 weeks ago

Russia ‘Successfully Tests’ Sovereign Internet – Report

Russian pursuit of “sovereign internet” sees the country test its Internet unplugged from rest of the world

4 weeks ago

Twitter Fixes Serious Security Glitch In Android App

Company urges Android users to update to latest version of app after finding bug that could allow account takeovers and…

1 month ago

Reporters Use Leaked Location Data To Track President Trump

New York Times follows Donald Trump's movements in real time as part of exposé into lack of regulation around smartphone…

1 month ago

Facebook Investigating Report Of 267m User Records Posted Online

Data including names and phone numbers could be used by criminals to carry out phishing attacks, in latest Facebook privacy…

1 month ago

Facebook Wins Data Transfer Opinion Against Max Schrems

ECJ advisor says that personal data transfers from tech companies in the EU into the United States are “valid”, in…

1 month ago

Facebook Payroll Data Stolen After Theft From Car – Report

Personal banking information for tens of thousands of Facebook staff compromised after hard drive theft from a car in the…

1 month ago