In early September, Apple removed several Trend Micro anti-malware tools from the Mac app store after they were found to be collecting unnecessary personal information from users.
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Millions of servers hum away in remote data centres of Google, Amazon.com and Microsoft. Privacy Labs, a start-up based near Microsoft headquarters, wants to upend all this in the name of digital security.
Facebook’s major hack, announced two weeks ago, affected 30 million people, not 50 million as originally feared. But for about half of those whose accounts were broken into, the hackers accessed intimate information.
Wi-Fi has become so integrated into our personal and professional lives that we can’t imagine life without it. Naturally, its broad accessibility also makes it an attractive target for cybercriminals.
Global payment companies held their first joint cybersecurity war games to test their systems’ readiness for simultaneous attacks, uncovering differences in their defences including even how to define a crisis.
Less than a year after a severe data breach affected data centre provider Hetzner, the company has disclosed to its clients that their details may have been compromised in another “security incident”.
A North Korean hacking group has tried to steal at least $1.1-billion in a series of attacks on global banks over the past four years, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Google found a “software glitch” in its Google+ social network in March that could have exposed the personal data of as many as half a million users, but decided not to tell the public until Monday.
The White House national security adviser has said Chinese cyberattacks on the US validate the Donald Trump administration’s emphasis on offensive cyber operations of its own.