New Facebook feature for your child's privacy

2015-11-18 15:09

An automatic warning feature for parents.

Embarrassment as CIA director John Brennan's emails get leaked

2015-10-22 07:19

Anti-secrecy campaign group WikiLeaks has published an initial tranche of documents it says were from the personal email account of CIA director John Brennan.

DA wants SABC spy allegations investigated

2015-08-30 12:21

The Democratic Alliance says it had requested the Inspector-General of Intelligence to investigate allegations that the state security agency was spying on SABC staff.

Watch: Aussie woman finds out her husband cheated live on radio

2015-08-21 08:04

Husbands and wives across the world are being confronted with their partners' extramarital affairs after a catastrophic leak at adultery website Ashley Madison spewed electronic evidence of infidelity across the Internet.

NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

2015-07-28 12:59

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining, and will ultimately destroy millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial programme leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Hackers threaten to leak Ashley Madison's 37 million 'cheaters'

2015-07-20 12:15

Hackers claim to have personal details of more than 37 million cheating spouses on dating website Ashley Madison and have threatened to release nude photos and sexual fantasies of the site's clients unless it is shut down.

Francois Hollande: US spying is unacceptable

2015-06-24 11:57

French President Francois Hollande has branded as 'unacceptable' reported spying by the United States on French senior officials and warned Paris would not tolerate actions that threaten its security.

Australian Senator spied on at offshore detention camp

2015-06-05 12:38

An Australian Senator and critic of the government's offshore immigration detention centres hit out over revelations she was spied on by government-paid private security contractors during a fact-finding visit to a detention camp on Nauru island.

Obama signs new US surveillance bill into law

2015-06-03 10:55

US President Barack Obama signed into law landmark legislation passed by the Congress just hours earlier that ends the government's bulk telephone data dragnet.

Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

2015-04-22 11:09

As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a programme that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say they fear too much about government surveillance still remains hidden from view.


North West says no to pictures

2015-11-02 13:55

Should kids of celebrities be off limits to paparazzi?

US man admits sending military technology to Russia

2015-09-10 11:41

A Texas man has admitted in federal court in New York that he acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and headed an operation over about 10 years to export military technology to that country.

Ashley Madison subscribers included White House, Congress workers

2015-08-21 10:55

Hundreds of US government employees, including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies used Internet connections in their federal offices to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Madison, The Associated Press has learned.

US spied on Japan government, companies - WikiLeaks

2015-07-31 10:56

The US spied on senior Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major companies including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks, which published a list of at least 35 targets.

Don't share your passwords with your partner

2015-07-28 00:00

Does signing up for a relationship mean handing over your passwords? Dorothy Black believes personal privacy and trust need to work together.

S Korea navy officer arrested for spying for China

2015-07-04 17:47

A South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman says.

US denies spying on France's president

2015-06-24 10:05

The White House insists it is not targeting French President Francois Hollande's communications and will not do so, after documents released by WikiLeaks showed the United States wiretapped three French leaders, including him.

Edward Snowden: World is rejecting mass surveillance

2015-06-05 09:51

Legislation ending the US government's bulk collection of telephone data is 'a historic victory for the rights of every citizen', former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden says.

Washington Post reporter stands trial in Iran for spying

2015-05-26 16:57

Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has gone on trial behind closed doors in Iran on charges of spying, a case that has clouded a rapprochement with the United States.

New Zealand happy to talk to China about spy claims

2015-04-20 10:46

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has invited Chinese officials to quiz him about reports that Wellington worked with US intelligence on a plan to hack Chinese diplomatic communications.

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