Google has said it will plug a loophole in the Incognito mode of its Chrome Web browser in a bid to better protect user privacy.
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The South African Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday moved to downplay an e-mail in circulation that claims it has been the subject of a ransomware attack, describing the e-mail as “a misrepresentation of facts”.
Servers operated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority have been down for most of the week after management was alerted to suspicious activity on its systems – and the agency is now probing whether a malicious actor was involved.
Broadcom is in advanced talks to buy cybersecurity firm Symantec, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking a further expansion into the more profitable software business.
Few people bother to read the lengthy legal documents when signing a new cellular contract, opening a bank account or signing up for a new e-mail address. They should.
Facebook failed to fend off a lawsuit over a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users, one of several privacy snafus that have put the company under siege.
Apple boss Tim Cook has taken aim at “chaos factory” technology giants for failing to take responsibility for data breaches and privacy violations.
Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack but said it was aimed at disrupting the service rather than an attempt to steal user data.
Custom-tailored capitalism is what has made Google, Facebook, Amazon and others the richest companies in the world. But this business model has enormous potential to violate civil liberties.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company’s new privacy features are about helping users, and not a criticism of firms such as Facebook.