CAPMAS: 14.96% increase in internet users by November 2021

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 02:07 GMT

In a press release, the agency attributed the increase to the heavy dependence on online communication tools in light of the spread of Covid-19.

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 09:35 GMT

Facebook’s WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app.

Careem announces cyber incident on users’ data

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 03:44 GMT

Careem announced on its website on Monday that it has identified a cyber incident involving unauthorized access to their data storage system.

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Facebook said that it had suspended the Canadian political consultancy after reports that it may have improperly had access to personal data of users.

Academic behind Facebook breach says he is a 'scapegoat': BBC

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 08:50 GMT

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users said he has been made a scapegoat.

UK investigates Facebook over data breach, to raid Cambridge Analytica

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 02:06 GMT

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to protect data after a political consultancy reportedly accessed information on 50 million Facebook users.

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 11:04 GMT

Twitter said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.

Facebook move will play out in long-term: analysts

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 09:26 GMT

Facebook's move to highlight posts from friends and family over those from brands and publications follows months of turmoil for the social network.

LinkedIn membership reaches half a billion

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 04:32 GMT

The professional social network LinkedIn (Swiss: LNKD.SW - news) said Monday its membership had swelled to 500 million