Privacy

Trend Micro says new Titanium demystifies social networks’ privacy settings
Trend Micro Inc has launched Titanium Maximum Security 2014 which it claims demystifies social network privacy settings for Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
The Silk Road arrests, and why users should be worried
While the NSA will never be able to de-anonymise all Tor users all of the time, now law enforcement has its hands on the servers that allow it to do just that with Silk Road buyers and drug dealers. Those users should be nervous, writes Lisa Vaas.
McAfee updates core PC security line
McAfee has announced its new 2014 line of core PC security suites, saying the new products deliver increased power and performance with a lighter and faster footprint.
Privacy concerns may limit mobile app adoption in Malaysia: GSMA
New research by the GSM Association (GSMA), in association with local mobile operators, found that a large majority of Malaysians are concerned that apps might be collecting personal information without their permission, which have caused many to limit their app use.
Google Street View comes to Malaysia … finally
Google has launched its much-awaited Street View feature in Malaysia, beginning with the publication of 18 privately-owned places of interest in the capital of Kuala Lumpur.
How the PRISM surveillance scandal affects Asia
Have a Facebook or Gmail account?  Been using Skype? Made any phone calls to the United States recently? Chances are the US National Security Agency (NSA) knows all about it, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
Manila proposes strengthening anti-wiretapping law
A new Philippines legislative measure is proposing that the unauthorized access of network and phone records information of a subscriber be declared as a punishable criminal act.
Industry urged to engage governments on Net governance
Asia has for the past few years led the world in Internet and mobile growth penetration and will continue to do so in the next decade. But the potential intervention of governments and their actions could derail the region’s Internet economy growth, warns a former high-ranking US policy official.
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