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.

Swiss intelligence agency given greater surveillance powers

Swiss voters on Sunday gave their national intelligence service greater powers to spy on terrorist suspects and cyber criminals.

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...

WhatsApp to share users' phone numbers with Facebook

The popular messaging service WhatsApp updated its terms and privacy policy Thursday, allowing owner Facebook access to more data, including users' phone numbers.

Paris, Berlin seek EU access to encrypted data in terrorism fight

European law enforcement agencies should be able to access encrypted messages on services such as Telegram, as part of efforts to fight terrorism, the interior ministers of France and Germany said...

New Zealand court: Mega must reveal user details to Kazakh government

Cloud storage company Mega is to supply sensitive IP addresses and email contact details to the Kazakhstan government as early as next week, Radio New Zealand reported Wednesday.

Pokemon Go could be used to detect secret info, Indonesian minister warns

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has warned players of Pokeman Go that their games may be used to detect the secretive information by foreign countries through smartphone cameras.

Court adviser: EU countries can retain data if there are safeguards

EU countries should be allowed to log telecommunications data for law enforcement purposes as long as they put "strict" safeguards in place, an adviser to the bloc's top court recommended Tuesday...