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Facebook defends encryption, removes ‘inauthentic’ accounts in 3 countries

Mark Zuckerberg is 'optimistic' Facebook can identify child predators even in encrypted systems using the same tools it used to fight election interference.

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar accounts over ‘inauthentic behaviour’

The people behind the latest deleted Myanmar accounts repurposed legitimate news and entertainment content and posted about national and local topics.

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records

Lawyers for Trump says in a court filing that a May 20 decision by US District Judge Amit Mehta ordering Mazars LLP to comply with the subpoena was flawed and should be reversed.

Najib facing problems accessing his bank records, says lawyer

Muhammad Shafee Abdullah says this is hampering the legal team from preparing the ex-prime minister's defence in the SRC case.

My social media accounts hacked, claims Anwar

The Port Dickson MP repeats calls for better safeguards against cyber attacks.

Facebook targets ‘dangerous’ armed groups in latest Myanmar bans

The US-based social media giant says it has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups for links to Myanmar's military, or misrepresentation, since last August.

Facebook removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

Facebook has been under fire for the last two years for its sluggishness in combating extremist content and propaganda operations.

Tencent culls WeChat accounts in China’s latest content clean-up

WeChat is cutting limits on official accounts - akin to verified Twitter accounts through which individuals and companies share news and information - to just one per person and two per company.

WhatsApp bans more than 100,000 accounts in Brazil election

While the company said it was able to thwart false information on its main social network, it’s had more trouble controlling misbehaviour on WhatsApp, which is encrypted and virtually impossible to monitor.

Facebook says no sign recent hack spread to other apps

The breach is the latest privacy embarrassment for Facebook, which earlier this year acknowledged that tens of millions of users had personal data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica, a political firm working for Donald Trump in 2016.

Up to 50 million Facebook accounts breached in attack

The leading social network said it learned this week that hackers exploited a trio of software flaws to steal "access tokens."

Google removes YouTube channels and web accounts tied to Iran

Alphabet Inc.’s Google concluded that the manipulation efforts began as early as January 2017.

Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in 2 months: Washington Post

The companies have been taking steps such as deleting user accounts, introducing updates and actively monitoring content to help users avoid being a victim of fake content.

SUPP confirms account frozen by MACC

SUPP president Dr Sim Kui Hian says its headquarters' account has been frozen for a three-month period for MACC investigations.

76ers’ Colangelo denies secret Twitter campaign

Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo has denied ownership of four Twitter accounts in which 76ers players and coaches were vehemently criticised.

Facebook shut over half-a-billion fake accounts

Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.

Bangladesh open to out-of-court settlement over US$81 million cyber heist

Hackers stole US$81 million of Bangladesh Bank's money held at the New York Fed and sent it to Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.

Australia’s largest bank forced to reveal it lost 20 mln accounts

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been forced to reveal it lost the records of almost 20 million accounts and decided not to inform its customers, another blow to an institution already reeling from multiple scandals.

91 cases of spreading ‘fake news’ recorded last year

Communications and multimedia ministry says 54 cases were resolved, while 11 cases were brought to court for further action.

CEO:WeChat accounts cross one billion mark

WeChat's worldwide accounts have crossed the one billion mark, increasing in popularity everyday

World Chess Federation says Swiss accounts frozen over Syria sanctions

The accounts were frozen because of US sanctions on FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

1MDB: Muhyiddin wants more answers from Najib

Former DPM wants to know how much the state investment fund still owed.

TMJ to remove deadwood, reduce wastage in FAM

Tunku Ismail wants workers who can contribute and give him sound suggestions to improve standard of football in country.

DAP and PM’s aide resort to name-calling over Permata

DAP's Yeo Bee Yin says the prime minister's aide has 'selective amnesia'. The latter retaliates by calling Yeo a 'wooden post'.