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Indonesia demands more answers from Facebook on data misuse

Indonesia has given Facebook a week to provide more information on how personal data of about one million of its citizens was misused and on the steps the company is taking to prevent such breaches, the country's communications ministry said.

PwC had cleared Facebook's privacy practices in leak period

Facebook Inc's privacy practices were cleared by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in an assessment completed last year of the period in which data analytics consultancy Cambridge Analytica gained access to the personal data of millions of Facebook users.

U.S., Britain blame Russia for global cyber attack

The United States and Britain on Monday accused Russia of launching cyber attacks on computer routers, firewalls and other networking equipment used by government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators around the globe.

Uber expands settlement with FTC related to cyberattack

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc had agreed to expand its proposed settlement with the agency over charges it deceived consumers about its privacy and data security practices.

Moscow likely behind hack on German govt, spy chief says

Germany's head of domestic intelligence said on Wednesday there was a "high likelihood" that the Russian government was behind a cyber attack on German computer networks, although he conceded it was difficult to be 100-percent certain.

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Comey says in memos that Trump showed concern about leaks, loyalty, dossier

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey in memos recounting conversations with U.S. President Donald Trump last year said Trump repeatedly raised concern over salacious allegations in an intelligence dossier, the need for loyalty and ferreting out leakers. | Video