[SAN FRANCISCO] On-demand restaurant meal delivery service DoorDash on Thursday said a breach of its system exposed nearly five million customers, eateries and "Dashers" to a data breach.

[QUITO] Almost the entire population of Ecuador had their personal data leaked online, security experts said Monday, a massive breach that the government called a "very delicate" issue.

[BEIJING] In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng stands out.

[WASHINGTON] Google will pay US$150 to US$200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, US media reports said...

[SYDNEY] Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra.

[WASHINGTON] A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen by some as the next frontier in...

[WASHINGTON] The massive data breach at Capital One appeared to be an unsophisticated attack from a single hacker, raising questions about the security of the financial system and insider threats...

[LOS ANGELES] A tech engineer in the western US state of Washington was arrested Monday on charges of stealing sensitive data from millions of credit card applications at financial heavyweight...

[SYDNEY] Australia's competition watchdog on Friday recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online advertising among a slew...

[WASHINGTON] Facebook Inc agreed to pay a record US$5 billion to resolve a US investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors' responsibility for...