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AFP

WhatsApp to encrypt data for millions

WhatsApp, the world's most popular instant messaging platform, has begun encrypting all its data by default.

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AP

Shut down webcam spying site - Britain

A website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world should be taken down immediately, British officials said.

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AP

How hackers are taking over smartphones

Mobile security firm Lookout warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software.

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iOS virus targeting HK protesters
October 1 2014 at 10:04

The malicious software, known as Xsser, is capable of stealing text messages, photos, call logs, passwords and other data from Apple devices.

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Shellshock ‘no risk to Mac users’
September 29 2014 at 10:08

Apple says the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified Shellshock computer bug.

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How hackers exploit Shellshock bug
September 26 2014 at 09:40

The latest bug has been compared to Heartbleed partly because the software at the heart of the Shellshock bug.

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New bug may be bigger than Heartbleed
September 25 2014 at 09:54

Hackers can exploit a bug in Bash to take complete control of a targeted system, say security experts.

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FBI widens probe of naked celeb photos
September 23 2014 at 09:40

The FBI has vowed to widen a probe into the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos, if necessary, after new reported leaks surfaced.

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How online piracy thrives in the cloud
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study.

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Google, Apple to boost encryption
September 19 2014 at 09:16

The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of personal data.

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Bug delays Apple's HealthKit
September 18 2014 at 08:49

Apple says a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system.

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Privacy in the digital age
September 15 2014 at 14:13

A comprehensive, jargon-free guide to the celebrity nude-photo scandal.

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‘Why I blame Apple’
September 9 2014 at 14:19

In the wake of the theft of photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit, writes David Auerbach.

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