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TeenSafe app exposes thousands of Apple accounts

A teen tracking app has been found violating user safety by putting at risk account details of its owners.

21 May 2018 4:14 PM

Twitter forces password reset: How to pick a new password

The company is recommending a change as a precaution.

05 May 2018 9:30 AM

Facebook employee fired over bragging about access to user information

A Twitter said Facebook's security engineer is

03 May 2018 10:54 AM

Facebook bids to keep data privacy case from EU's top court

A Facebook lawyer asked for the referral to be delayed to allow Ireland’s Supreme Court to decide if it would accept an appeal.

01 May 2018 11:58 AM

Facebook privacy drive may crimp some political campaigns

The new privacy effort could limit "microtargeting" using the social network.

29 Apr 2018 11:10 AM


Trai views on data privacy, security in telecom sector: R S Sharma

Trai had floated a consultation paper on the privacy, security and ownership of data in telecom sector last year.

22 Apr 2018 11:56 AM

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices.

22 Apr 2018 8:47 AM

Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems.

21 Apr 2018 11:05 AM

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

Facebook is introducing the new policies this week in Europe.

19 Apr 2018 7:48 AM

Facebook revamps 'Bookmarks' section to easily access settings

The social media giant announced a facelift for its 'Bookmarks' section to facilitate easy access and navigation of settings.

15 Apr 2018 2:30 PM


Singapore to test facial recognition on lampposts, stoking privacy fears

The plan to install the cameras, which will be linked to facial recognition software, is raising privacy fears.

15 Apr 2018 2:17 PM

Facebook sends privacy alerts to affected users

The notifications began appearing hours before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified about the privacy scandal in a US Senate hearing.

11 Apr 2018 8:34 AM

Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices today

87 million users, who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica, will get a detailed message on their news feeds.

09 Apr 2018 7:41 AM

Amid Facebook data breach scandal, WhatsApp says it collects 'very little data'

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, WhatsApp has come under attack from critics.

08 Apr 2018 11:52 AM

Facebook plans to allow its users to unsend their messages

Facebook is presently testing this feature and is soon to release this to public.

07 Apr 2018 12:34 PM


Facebook admits to secretly deleting Mark Zuckerberg's texts

The social media giant has deleted messages from Mark Zuckerberg and other high-ranking officials from recipients’ inboxes.

07 Apr 2018 12:19 PM

Data scandal: Facebook suspends a Canadian firm

Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ may have improperly had access to the personal data of Facebook users.

07 Apr 2018 9:52 AM

Facebook repents for not auditing Cambridge Analytica

Political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago.

07 Apr 2018 9:18 AM

Apple to renew its privacy options abiding EU's new data regulations

Apple is soon going to offer its users an updated webpage that will allow them to manage their AppleIDs.

01 Apr 2018 9:44 AM

Facebook's history with privacy: Promises and only promises

Facebook’s most notable missteps and promises around privacy.

31 Mar 2018 9:49 AM