Business

US to ban TikTok downloads, block WeChat use

The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular video app TikTok and effectively blocked the use of the Chinese super-app WeChat on national security grounds, escalating a fight with Beijing over technology.

Security

Popular messenger services are extremely insecure

Researchers from the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of W├╝rzburg show that popular mobile messengers expose personal data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts based on phone numbers ...

Security

Swiss official airs concerns about data privacy in US

A Swiss federal commissioner announced Tuesday that a U.S.-Swiss program aimed to protect personal information exchanged between the two countries doesn't go far enough, and has downgraded the United States to rank it as ...

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