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Facebook blames server problem for massive outage

AFP | Facebook blamed a "server configuration change" Thursday for a massive outage affecting its applications around the world and brought fresh attention to the...

Democrats launch sweeping probe targeting dozens in Trump orbit

AFP | US Democratic lawmakers launched Monday their most ambitious investigation yet into alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of office by Donald Trump, targeting...

Facebook has ‘new tools’ against EU election meddling

AFP | Facebook on Monday unveiled new tools to counter online political meddling in the European elections, part of a campaign to answer growing pressure...

How organizations can respond to cyber challenges

Muneeb Imran | Cyber Warfare is no longer a distant reality, where various nation states are allegedly posing Advanced Persistent Threats to another state, the...

Google hit with record-breaking EU fine

AFP | The EU hit Google with its biggest ever fine Wednesday, imposing a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty on the US tech giant...

Britain to fine Facebook over data breach

AFP | Britain's data regulator has said it will fine Facebook half a million pounds ($660,000) for failing to protect users' data, in an inquiry...

Facebook responding to US regulators in data breach probe

AFP | Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it was facing multiple inquiries from US and British regulators about the major Cambridge Analytica user data scandal. The leading...

Facebook admits privacy settings ‘bug’ affecting 14 million users

AFP | Facebook acknowledged Thursday a software glitch that changed the settings of some 14 million users, potentially making some posts public even if they...

Facebook says Huawei had access to data

AFP | Facebook on Tuesday confirmed that a Chinese phone maker deemed a national security threat, it was among the companies given access to data...

Facebook ‘not aware of any abuse’ of data by phone makers

AFP | Facebook said Monday that it does not know of any privacy abuse by cellphone makers who years ago were able to gain access...

Papua New Guinea mulls ‘temporary’ ban on Facebook

AFP | Papua New Guinea said Wednesday it was mulling a temporary shutdown of Facebook to uncover false accounts and block fake news in the...

From Yahoo to Uber, major hacks of data

AFP | The European Union's new data protection rules, which take effect on May 25, will give people more control over the way their personal...

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

AFP | Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature -- while vowing to make...

Facebook privacy drive may crimp some political campaigns

AFP | Facebook's new focus on protecting private user data is likely to change the game for many campaigns, making it harder to deliver highly...

Key points from Facebook-Zuckerberg hearings

AFP | Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testified for nearly 10 hours over two days on Facebook's privacy and data protection issues before committees of the...

Zuckerberg to face an angry Court

AFP | Mark Zuckerberg will appear before US lawmakers this week as a firestorm rocks Facebook over its data privacy scandal, with pressure mounting for...

New policies by Facebook to stop interventions in elections, including Pakistan

News Analysis | Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, in his latest post via his own Facebook account, expressed the disposition to adopt an...

East India Company 2.0: Cambridge Analytica turns towards India

News Analysis | The website of Ovleno Business Intelligence (OBI), the Indian affiliate of UK-based Cambridge Analytica (CA) firm at the center of the Facebook...

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for “breach of trust”

News Analysis | The CEO of Facebook apologized for what he characterized as a “breach of trust”, yesterday, after being silent ever since the data...

Investigations begin for Facebook data scandal

AFP | The US Federal Trade Commission, a consumer and competition watchdog, is investigating Facebook after a major data scandal that affected 50 million users,...

How Donald Trump stole Facebook data to win his election

News Analysis | Facebook has been in the mud before; but the Cambridge Analytica scandal seems to be having a greater toll on the global...

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