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Malaysia can be data hub of the region, says expert

We are not very far off compared to the number of data professionals in the US and UK, says Axiata analytic centre head Pedro Uria Recio.

20,000 medical records of Malaysians found to be freely available online

Germany-based security firm says these were among millions of such images of patients from 52 countries.

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe

EU antitrust regulators say they would open their own investigation into whether Amazon's terms of service and use of merchant data violates competition rules.

Amazon offers US$10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their...

The catch is Amazon can use this data to improve its general marketing, products and services, unrelated to the shopping assistant.

Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text

Facebook admits for hacking into users profile through storage of passwords.

Nvidia to buy Israel’s Mellanox for US$6.8 billion in data centre...

Mellanox, based in Israel and the United States, makes chips and other hardware for data centre servers that power cloud computing.

Apps send intimate user data to Facebook

Information collected by apps included personal details regarding body weight, pregnancy status, ovulation, and home shopping.

Facebook suffers German anti-trust attack on its business model

Facebook said it will appeal, rejecting the order, which it said targeted it unfairly.

Data lebih 14,000 penghidap HIV di Singapura bocor

Ia dibocorkan secara dalam talian oleh bekas banduan warga AS yang diusir dari Singapura selepas menjalani hukuman penjara tahun lalu.

BlackRock exposes data on thousands of advisers via website

The documents included names and email addresses of financial advisers who buy BlackRock’s ETFs on behalf of customers.

Suspect held over massive German politician data hack

A massive data leak and a breach of cybersecurity are piling immense political pressure on the German government.

German politicians’ data published online in massive breach

A preliminary analysis showed the data had been obtained through "wrongful use of log-in information for cloud services, email accounts or social networks."

Mystery hacker steals data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South

North Korean hackers have in the past been accused of cyberattacks on South Korean state agencies and businesses.

Facebook faces bare-all moment in bikini photo-finder fallout

Facebook hasn’t disputed the authenticity of some records that have already been pried loose by the media.

Marriott hit by Starwood hack that ranks among biggest ever

The hack affects some 500 million guests, and for about 327 million of them, the data included passport numbers, emails and mailing addresses.

How data science contributes to better health care

Data science can monitor and prevent health problems, improve accuracy of diagnosis, improve personalised treatment, and much more.

Cathay enlists firm once sued for data breach to help after...

The airline is just the latest company to have its data hacked, with Facebook Inc., and fellow air carriers British Airways Plc and Delta Air Lines Inc. all targeted over the past year.

Cloud growth slowdown looms, suggesting tech boom near peak

Amazon, Microsoft Corp. and Google are the three biggest providers of data services and some indicated the pace of their spending will slow.

Questions mount over delay after Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

The troubled airline is already battling to stem major losses as it comes under pressure from lower-cost Chinese carriers and Middle East rivals.

Cathay Pacific hit by data leak affecting 9.4m passengers

Cathay Pacific acted immediately to contain the event, commence a thorough investigation with the assistance of a leading cybersecurity firm, and to further strengthen IT security measures.

Facebook says hackers stole detailed personal data from 14 million people

The company said the cyber-attack affected 30 million people rather than about 50 million the company first reported Sept 28.

Apple chief says firm guards data privacy in China

Cook says while he is a fan of the free market, he supports the idea of legislation aimed at protecting people's privacy.

Chinese police arrest 21 over data theft at Alibaba’s delivery arm

More than 10 million pieces of client data were stolen.

We need more data to fix mental health issues, says MP

Subang MP Wong Chen says the government cannot formulate policies 'based on gut feelings'.