Saudi Arabia suspends BlackBerry messaging: users

Saudi Arabia suspended BlackBerry messaging services on Friday, according to users of the smartphones, after mobile providers said the action was being taken due to security concerns.

NSA claims ability to ensure no illegal spying (Update)

The supersecret agency with the power and legal authority to gather electronic communications worldwide to hunt U.S. adversaries says it has the technical know-how to ensure it's not illegally spying on Americans.

Art contest draws Google into another privacy flap

(AP) -- Google Inc. thought it was doing a good deed last month when it opened an annual art contest to more kids across the United States. The gesture instead has turned into another opportunity for Google's critics to ...

House OKs cybersecurity bill despite veto threat

The House ignored Obama administration objections Thursday and approved legislation aimed at helping stop electronic attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure and private companies.

EU, US discuss data protection deal

EU and US officials met in Hungary Thursday to try to move forward negotiations for a framework deal to protect the privacy of European citizens' data in future anti-terror operations.

'New arms race' taking shape in cyberspace: Van Loan

A "new arms race" is taking shape in cyberspace, Canada's security czar said Wednesday, lamenting ever bolder and more sophisticated attacks on government websites by Russia, China and others.

Huawei expects 21% revenue rise despite 'unfair' treatment

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei expects to see a 21 percent rise in revenue for 2018, its chairman said Thursday despite a year of "unfair treatment" which saw its products banned in several countries over security concerns.

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