Alex Stamos

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Oracle is the winning bidder for a deal with TikTok’s US operations. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

ByteDance has reached a preliminary “technical partnership” agreement with Oracle for TikTok’s US operations that does not include a full sale of the (...)

 Evervault founder Shane Curran: “If no one builds the data privacy infrastructure for the internet, data privacy will never exist.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Young Scientist winner Shane Curran has raised $16 million (€14.5 million) from some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley investment for his data pr(...)

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Zoom Video Communications said on Wednesday it was upgrading the encryption features on its video conferencing app to quell safety concerns as its use(...)

F and E (Identities withheld), 17 and 21-year-old sisters and survivors of child sexual abuse. Photograph: Kholood Eid/The New York Times

The two sisters live in fear of being recognised. One grew out her bangs and took to wearing hoodies. The other dyed her hair black. Both avoid lookin(...)

Facebook is suing the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp w(...)

Facebook has faced fierce criticism over how it handles political propaganda and misinformation since the 2016 US election.

Facebook is using a range of techniques including artificial intelligence to counter Russian operatives or others who use deceptive tactics and false (...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph:  Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook said on Tuesday that it had found and removed more than 270 accounts and pages controlled by Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the so-called(...)

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Twitter’s chief security officer Michael Coates is stepping down from his role, announcing on the social media platform that he will leave the company(...)

Hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts were allegedly scanned as part of the FBI/NSA surveillance operation.

What’s Yahoo done now? Fresh on the heels of the revelation that some 500 million Yahoo accounts had been compromised, the company is facing an even (...)

The Yahoo campus in Sunnyvale, California. It is not known what information intelligence officials were looking for, only that they wanted Yahoo to search for a set of characters. Photograph: Noah Berger/Reuters

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by US i(...)