Tuesday May 19, 2015
Facebook's free mobile data scheme Internet.org has been criticised by digital rights groups from around the world, who say the initiative is unfair and threatens net neutrality.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept has reported, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Saturday February 28, 2015
The head of technology giant Apple has said privacy is a "basic human right" and no government or private company should be able to access personal information.
Friday February 20, 2015
US and British intelligence agencies reportedly hacked into a major manufacturer of SIM cards to gain access to large amounts of data worldwide.
Thursday January 29, 2015
Ulster Bank is believed to be speeding up the sale of the lender's remaining Irish loans as the UK parent decides to cut its losses and wind up its toxic loans unit early.
Friday November 28, 2014
Wifi users are at risk of having their data intercepted by hackers, because they are not taking the right precautions when connecting to publicly available wireless networks.
Thursday September 25, 2014
A newly-discovered security bug in a widely-used piece of Linux software, known as Bash, could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the Heartbleed bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts have warned.
Monday April 28, 2014
A whole range of personal information can be retrieved from lost or stolen smartphones, even when they are encrypted, passcode-protected or have been reset.
Wednesday April 09, 2014
Security experts have warned there is little internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" internet threat that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites take steps to secure their communications.
Wednesday September 10, 2008
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner said it is surprised that people carry around laptops with sensitive information that is not encrypted.