Technology

London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

May 25, 2018

London's Metropolitan police seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of Bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.

The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

May 25, 2018

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it's filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users' consent under new EU privacy rules.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

May 25, 2018

Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.

FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

May 24, 2018

FBI has put a spoke in the wheel a major Russian hacking operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine

UK law chief: Treat cyberattacks the same way as bombs

May 23, 2018

Britain's attorney general says cyberattacks on key infrastructure could be just as deadly as armed attacks, and should be treated in the same way under international law

UK lawmakers appeals to EU to help in Facebook probe

May 21, 2018

The head of Parliament's media committee has appealed to European lawmakers to put questions to Mark Zuckerberg on his behalf when the Facebook chief gives evidence Tuesday

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

May 21, 2018

Businesses from pizza parlors to airlines across the EU's 28 countries are bombarding customers with emails seeking consent to use personal data as they rush to comply with the bloc's General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect May 25.

UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

May 21, 2018

Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.

Britain's government says it does not intend to block Comcast's bid for Sky

May 21, 2018

Britain's government says it does not intend to block Comcast's bid for Sky

Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

May 17, 2018

British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns says that the suspended head of the consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before a committee

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