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.
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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.
A case before the high court in Pretoria is set to have important implications for citizens’ privacy – and the ability of journalists to do their work without hindrance.
Tech giants, including Apple, Google and WhatsApp, have urged the UK’s GCHQ to abandon a proposal that would allow it to eavesdrop on encrypted chat conversations.
A probe into how Google’s mammoth advertising business handles personal data has been launched by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission.
South African identity management platform provider Intergreatme has raised R27-million, R3-million more than its original target, in a crowdfunding effort.
An unknown number of Google passwords belonging to the company’s enterprise customers have been stored in plain text for 14 years, the technology giant has admitted.