WhatsApp enables end-to-end encryption but there may be a cloud loophole

Facebook-owned WhatsApp, the world's most widely used instant messaging service, has enabled a new end-to-end encryption feature that ensures that messages sent on its platform can be read only by the recipients. The security feature [...]

Panama Papers leak not an inside job as Mossack Fonseca claims servers were ‘hacked from abroad’

Mossack Fonseca, the law firm caught up in the so-called Panama Papers controversy, has denied the leak of information on over 11 million clients was an inside job and instead claimed that the company was [...]

Turkey data leak: Probe launched after hackers reveal election info of 50 million civilians

Turkey's chief public prosecutor has launched an official investigation after hackers claimed to have leaked the personal information of nearly 50 million Turkish citizens to the internet. The country's justice minister, Bekir Bozdağ, said the [...]

FBI begins briefing US senators on how it hacked the San Bernardino killer’s iPhone

The FBI has begun revealing its secrets on how it unlocked the San Bernardino killer's iPhone. After battling it out in the courts, the federal agency finally accessed the data from the killer's iPhone 5c, [...]

North Korea sees major internet outage following Panama Papers leaks

Internet access in North Korea suffered a mysterious outage for almost three hours on 6 April, only two days after the country's foreign bank, Daedong Credit, was implicated in the ongoing Panama Papers' revelations. The [...]

55m voters exposed as fingerprint and passport data stolen

Security researchers are warning that up to 55 million voters in the Philippines are at risk after an entire electoral database from the Philippines' Commission on Elections (Comelec) has been leaked online. The website was [...]