Posts Tagged: Privacy

Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

Wikileaks: Singapore firm with government ties bought cyber snooping software

According to Wikileaks, the company purchased 19 licenses for the malware products in 2012.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
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In Singapore’s shadow economy, your private data is being sold without your permission – at one cent apiece

In this grey market for data, private customer information is extracted from customer databases either knowingly or unknowingly, and then so...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 1:31 pm
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Personal information from hotel check-ins found for sale online in China

Reports have surfaced in Chinese-language media outlets of a website purporting to contain personal information from thousands of guests tha...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Cutting the red tape

The Bright Side of Bureaucracy in China

It’s tough for businesses to get things done in China. Many startups come here to find solid talent at a cheap price, but obstacles from t...

  • June 12, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Junk Mail No More With Maskr

At present my personal mail sits close to 5,000 unread emails, the majority of which are junk mail that I have given up trying to clear. Pri...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 10:23 pm
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Nearly 35% of Android Apps Are Secretly Stealing Private Data, Says China’s Latest DCCI Report

China’s awkwardly-named Data Center of China Internet (DCCI) released a new report on Wednesday about Android apps in the country, and...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Sina Weibo Adds LBS Features to Mobile Apps, Feels Like an Invasion of Privacy

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has added some location-based services (LBS) to the mobile apps for its microblogging platform, Weibo. A new update to bo...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese Dating Site Implements Real Name Policy, Kills Your Amusing Nickname

Starting today, the Chinese dating website is requiring new users to register their real name upon signup, which will be verified ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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mixi branded

Japanese Users Ready for Branded Mixi Pages [SURVEY]

There were rumors that Mixi, Japan’s largest online social network with a massive user base of over 23 million, was going to start bra...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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spying surveillance

This is how creepily Big Brother is watching you in India

India’s central government issues over 100,000 telephone interception orders every year. The state governments in the country do likewise.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 3:11 pm
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What the creators of Flappy Bird and Bitcoin are teaching us about online media

Online media has turned into a swarm, and it's irking the confines of the private world of coding and tech.

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Trust is Just as Important as a Good UX on the New ‘Smart’ Web

Yesterday, Chinese tech blog TechWeb reported that Sogou has begun internal testing on what it calls an “exploration engine”, a ...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Bing Denies Wrongdoing in Sogou Privacy Leak Mess

Microsoft’s Bing China denied responsibility yesterday for a data leak in Sogou’s mobile input method that Sogou says is ultimat...

  • June 7, 2013
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Douban User Accounts Hacked, Used to Inflate the Rating of a Crappy Movie

When Douban user “jenny_junyi” woke up last Sunday, she found a surprise waiting for her in her Douban account. Overnight, she h...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China’s MIIT To Release Privacy Protection Standards

Protecting your personal information online is important. And a series of high-profile hacks late last year shed light on the fact that many...

  • April 5, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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For Tourists, Buying an Android Device in China is Best Avoided

There are a lot of nice things a foreign tourist could buy on a trip to mainland China – handicrafts, silk, porcelain – but an A...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Telcos to BlackBerry Indonesia: We Have Some Demands

Although there are an increasingly large number of BlackBerry users here in Indonesia, Research In Motion (RIM) still has much room for impr...

  • September 21, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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65Bits Episode 157: MeeGo-Ring

Our friends at Tech65 starts off this week with their weekly podcast on the following issues that dominated the tech landscape: [1] Google t...

  • February 27, 2010
  • at 8:37 pm
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