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  1. Facebook says Russian firms ‘scraped’ data, including users’ photos to build facial recognition profiles for Russian government

    Facebook removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial recognition software for the Russian government…

  2. Cops told ‘don’t look’ at Apple’s X-class iPhones to avoid Face ID lockout

    As Apple continues to update its iPhones with new security features…

  3. Apple to Australia: This is no time to weaken encryption; access only for ‘good guys’ is a false premise

    Apple has filed its formal opposition to a new bill currently being proposed by the Australian government…

  4. FBI investigating Facebook security breach where attackers accessed 30 million users’ personal information

    Facebook revealed on Friday that a previously announced security breach on its platform…

  5. Apple urges Australian government not to destroy encryption with ‘backdoors’

    Apple has submitted its formal response to a draft bill undergoing debate by the Australian government…

  6. Hackers are using stolen Apple IDs to swipe cash in China, Alipay and WePay warn

    Ant Financial’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd. warned that cyber-attackers employed stolen Apple IDs…

  7. Google exposed user data, did not disclose to public fearing repercussions

    Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network…

  8. Google stock down after disappointing Pixel phone release

    Google unveiled the latest edition of its smartphone during a live-broadcast worldwide media event…

  9. After trying and failing to hide the issue, Alphabet pulls plug on Google+ after bug exposes data from up to 500,000 users

    Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing…

  10. iMac Pro, MacBook Pro third-party repairs still possible, confirms iFixit

    Whether it’s the need to protect their products’ security and integrity…

  11. Roger McNamee: Apple has done extraordinary things to protect user privacy

    Apple is better at data privacy and protection than other tech giants, Elevation Partners’ co-founder Roger McNamee told CNBC…

  12. The one serious MacBook Pro security flaw that nobody is talking about

    I’ve got a bad feeling about this…

  13. Apple, other tech giants denounce proposed Australian law seeking encryption ‘backdoor’

    Four global tech giants – Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon – will oppose an Australian law…

  14. Secure Safari: How to stay safe using Apple’s browser

    Apple’s Safari is the second most popular web browser in the world…

  15. New hack bypasses iPhone’s lock screen on iOS 12

    A YouTube video posted last week alleges that it’s possible to bypass the lock screen…

  16. Travelers refusing digital search by New Zealand customs now face $5,000 fine

    Travellers who refuse to hand over their phone or laptop passwords to Customs officials…

  17. Credit Suisse to use Apple Business Chat for rich Asian clients

    Credit Suisse Group AG said it’s making it easier for wealthy clients in Singapore and Hong Kong to communicate…

  18. FBI forces suspect to unlock an Apple iPhone X with their face

    The first known case in which law enforcement used Apple Face ID facial recognition technology to open a suspect’s iPhone…

  19. Facebook discovers security breach affecting 50 million users

    Facebook Inc. has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts…

  20. FBI solves mystery surrounding 15-year-old Fruitfly Mac malware

    The FBI has solved the final mystery surrounding a strain of Mac malware that was used…

  21. How to get the most out of Apple’s Siri in iOS 12

    iOS 12 isn’t a radical change from iOS 11, but Apple did make notable upgrades to Siri…

  22. Facebook is giving advertisers access to users’ shadow contact information

    Last week, I ran an ad on Facebook that was targeted at a computer science professor…

  23. Apple ‘security loophole’ can expose business Wi-Fi passwords to hackers

    Apple appeals to business, in part, because of its impressive track record on iPhone and Mac security…

  24. Apple endorses comprehensive privacy legislation in U.S. Senate testimony

    Bud Tribble, Apple’s Vice President of Software Technology, has provided the U.S. Senate Committee…

  25. Google to allow Chrome users to disable controversial login requirement, but leaves it on by default

    Despite the control, it appears the automatic Chrome sign in will still be the default behavior…

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