Security

Report: Chinese hackers targeted Southeast Asian nations

Chinese hackers, likely state-sponsored, have been broadly targeting government and private-sector organizations across Southeast Asia, including those closely involved with Beijing on infrastructure development projects, ...

Internet

India's top court takes up social media content

India's top court on Friday sought the government and Twitter's response to a petition seeking a mechanism to check fake news, hate messages and what officials consider seditious and incendiary content on social media platforms.

Internet

India chides Twitter for not complying with blocking orders

India has chided Twitter for not complying with its orders to remove certain accounts and content, warning the social media platform that it "must respect" Indian laws "irrespective of Twitter's own rules and guidelines."

Internet

Facebook steps up vaccine misinfo efforts. Will it work?

As inoculation efforts for the coronavirus ramp up around the world, Facebook says it's going all in to block the spread of bogus vaccine claims. In practice, that means the social network plans to ban a new bunch of false ...

Internet

Google says Australians could lose free search services

Google warned on Monday that the Australian government's plan to make digital giants pay for news content threatens users' free services in Australia and could result in their data being given to media organizations.

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