UK and US plead with Mark Zuckerberg to bin encryption plans
Home secretary pens open letter to the Facebook chief as the nations strike historic data-access agreement
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Google ‘protecting ad revenue’ by blocking privacy standards
The tech giant says its position has been “mischaracterised" as it warns of development chaos
Facebook purges tens of thousands of apps amid privacy probe
Removal of software from just over 400 developers 'not necessarily related to data misuse', company claims
Google swallows DeepMind's health division
With it, the tech giant takes over contracts with five NHS Trusts, with only Yeovil opting out
UNICEF leaks personal data of 8,000 users
The security leak was quickly and proactively remedied and it's confident that it won't face a GDPR probe
Firefox revives Test Pilot programme with VPN launch
The scheme is given a second birth as Firefox plots to release a stream of privacy-centric features
Google makes privacy-focused data analysis tool open source
Its differential privacy library has helped shape many of the company's core products
Firefox now blocks third-party trackers by default
Enhanced Tracking Protection, turned on by default, also blocks cryptominers and fingerprinting scripts
Google announces privacy initiative to combat fingerprinting
Company claims a compromise must be struck to retain a free and open internet
Mozilla, Google block Kazakhstan's attempts to spy on users
The forced use of a government certificate has been described as an 'attack on user security'
Huawei employees allegedly aid cyber espionage in Africa
Encrypted messages were intercepted and cracked enabling the scuppering political protests
New spyware said to be 'among most sophisticated ever'
Monokle spyware boasts extensive list of potential hacking tools
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Google settles Street View privacy storm for $13 millio
The tech giant was accused of harvesting data from unencrypted Wi-Fi connections nearly a decade ago
Kazakh government will intercept the nation’s HTTPS traffic
The latest authoritarian attempt to regulate web usage involves launching MitM attacks against every citizen
Chrome and Firefox extensions leak sensitive information
The researcher investigated after he found his customers' details freely available to attackers
Turning the leaf on the password as its creator dies at 93
This legend of computing was a pioneering great but his analogue invention doesn’t sit well in a digital age
Google defends eavesdropping on smart speaker recordings
The tech firm will investigate contractor who allegedly leaked information to the press
Apple rolls out its own fix for Zoom zero-day
The exploit allowed websites to forcibly activate a user's webcam
NHS-Alexa deal ‘data protection disaster waiting to happen'
Health data will feed into Amazon's voice assistant but concerns mount over the fate of patient recordings
Android apps are "deceptively" gleaning personal infromation
The apps circumvent Android permissions designed to keep personal data out of the hands of developers
ICO neuters UK police use of facial recognition technology
Forces must assess data protection risks and eradicate racial bias from the software or face GDPR action
Mozilla branded a ‘villain’ for DNS over HTTPS support
Privacy group ridicules ISPA nomination and claims it's "a bit like saying peanut butter is evil"