Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.
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Broadcom has agreed to buy Symantec’s division that serves business customers for $10.7-billion in cash, adding software designed to keep hackers out of corporate systems.
Microsoft contractors are able to listen to some conversations that go through Skype’s translation function, a report has claimed.
Apple has been sued over claims that the privacy of Siri users was violated when human reviewers listened to customer recordings.
A cybersecurity firm says it has identified flaws in the popular messaging app WhatsApp that could allow hackers to manipulate messages in both public and private conversations.
The British home secretary has called for a backdoor into end-to-end encrypted messaging platforms in a bid to tackle security threats.
Contractors working for Apple hear a small portion of recordings from voice assistant Siri, the company has confirmed.
The ransomware attack that has crippled City Power’s IT systems holds valuable lessons for companies about disaster management and backup, a Swiss-based software specialist has said.
City Power, which provides electricity to the City of Johannesburg, has been hit by a ransomware virus that has crippled its systems.
The website of the South African Social Security Agency, which is responsible for paying social grants, has been down for days following a hacking incident.