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TECH 09 Jun 2017 | 6:35 AM

Thailand to target Facebook profits over videos of royal family

Thai regulators plan to impose financial penalties on Facebook Inc and other companies with video-sharing platforms if they fail to swiftly remove what they deem to be illegal content, including insults to the royal family.

TECH 07 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Russian hacking threatens Lithuania's banks

Politically-motivated cyber attacks from Russia pose the biggest threat to Lithuania's financial system, a survey of financial institutions conducted by the Baltic country's central bank.

TECH 06 Jun 2017 | 7:45 AM

Leaked intel report shows Russian hackers probed US voting systems

A top secret US report showing that hackers from Russian military intelligence tried repeatedly to break into US voting systems before last year’s presidential election raised new alarms about the extent of Moscow’s meddling.

TECH 02 Jun 2017 | 6:00 AM

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative

President Vladimir Putin said that patriotic Russian hackers may have staged cyber attacks against countries that had strained relations with Moscow on their own initiative, but said the Russian state had never been involved in such hacking.

TECH 02 Jun 2017 | 12:30 AM

UK campaigner takes on Facebook ‘dark ads’ during election

From a tech hub in London, a teenage entrepreneur is working to shed light on the use of targeted Facebook ads in Britain’s election campaign, amid concern that they are skewing democracy.

TECH 12 May 2017 | 7:13 AM

Hacks, leaks, fake news: German fears before September vote

After election hacks in the United States and France, Germany is worried it will be next.

TECH 08 May 2017 | 3:44 AM

US far-right activists, WikiLeaks and bots help amplify Macron leaks

US far-right activists helped amplify a leak of hacked e-mails belonging to leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign.

TECH 28 Apr 2017 | 4:12 AM

Facebook combats coordinated campaigns to misinform the public

Fraudsters spreading falsehood on social media are getting more sophisticated. Facebook Inc says it's rising to the challenge.

TECH 26 Apr 2017 | 6:58 AM

Cyber spies target German party think-tanks ahead of election

Two foundations tied to Germany’s ruling coalition parties were attacked by the same cyber spy group that targeted the campaign of French presidential favourite Emmanuel Macron.

TECH 18 Apr 2017 | 1:30 AM

Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries

Miko from Berlin may only be five, but he already has €1,000 (RM4,682) per month to live on – not from hard graft, but as part of an experiment into universal basic income.