Cyberattack downs major websites; US investigating

Major internet sites including Twitter, Paypal, Netflix and Spotify were offline in parts of the US and Europe Friday after cyberattacks targeted a service provider that enables users to connect...

Assange's internet cut after leak of Clinton documents

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had his internet access cut off after his platform leaked documents about US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the website said Monday.

Report: US preparing retaliatory cyber attack on Russia

US intelligence officials are preparing a possible cyber attack against Russia in response to Russian hackers' alleged attempts to influence the US election, NBC News reported.

Parents deny trying to sell baby in online ad in Germany

The parents of a baby girl who has been taken into care after a classified advertisement appeared online for the sale of an infant have denied any involvement in the scheme, police in the German...

Facebook offers Workplace app for businesses

Facebook's plan to shake up communications within businesses and organizations is ready for the market, the world's largest online social network said Monday.

Plenkovic says caretaker gov't should deal with EC's warning

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) president Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that a warning the European Commission gave Croatia, for not having transposed into its laws an EU directive aimed at...

Croatia warned for not transposing EU directive on lower cost of super-fast Internet

Croatia is one of 19 EU countries that have been warned by the European Commission for not having transposed into their national laws an EU directive aimed at reducing the cost of establishing a...

Facebook ordered to delete Whatsapp data in Germany

Data privacy authorities in Germany on Tuesday ordered Facebook to delete data it has received on Whatsapp users in Germany.

Twitter shares surge on takeover rumour

Twitter's share price jumped as much as 20 per cent Friday on media reports that Google and software company Salesforce were eyeing a takeover of the struggling social network.

Hackers stole data from at least 500 million Yahoo users

Yahoo was hit by one of the biggest data thefts in history after account information of at least 500 million users was stolen in a 2014 hacking incident by a "state-sponsored actor," the...

Top search engines to block sex-determination ads in India

Top search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo will block advertisements related to prenatal sex determination services following an order by India's Supreme Court, a news report said Monday.

Free wifi providers not liable for illegal downloads, EU court rules

Businesses offering free wireless internet services cannot be held liable for illegal downloads, the European Union's top court ruled Thursday, in a case pitting electronics giant Sony against a...

EU proposes overhaul of copyright laws for internet age

The European Commission proposed copyright reforms Wednesday aimed at making it easier for artists and news publishers to seek payment for work distributed on the internet, but it came under...

New York Times' Moscow bureau targeted by hackers

The Moscow bureau of The New York Times has been targeted by hackers, the newspaper said Tuesday, amid reports that Russia was behind the cyber attack.

Arrests in Iran over "immoral" use of internet

Hundreds of people in Iran have been arrested or questioned for their "immoral use" of the internet, a news report said Tuesday.