Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

China’s Cybersecurity Law Enacted

Chinese government national emblem sealWorries for technology companies in China have been compounded with the enactment today of China’s new Cybersecurity Law. Chinese media …


WeChat Amps Up Competition With New Phone Call Function

China’s WeChat, the instant messaging app by Tencent, has Facebook’s WhatsApp, Japan’s Line, and Microsoft’s Skype service in its sights with a new phone calling service. Tencent’s WeChat launched a new function named “WeChat Out”, which allows users to call fixed-line phones or mobile phones, aiming to compete with its Asian competitor Line. This new […]


VTech Data Breach Highlights IoT Failings

VTech Holdings Limited, the Hong Kong maker of baby monitors and electronic toys, announced that its customer database was hacked two weeks ago. The company says an unauthorized party accessed VTech customer data housed in its Learning Lodge app store database on November 14, 2015. Learning Lodge gives its customers the ability to download apps, […]


Xiaomi Moves Overseas Mobile Phone Data Away From Chinese Servers

Hugo Barra, global vice president of Xiaomi, recently issued a statement that claims Xiaomi is moving its international user data from servers in Beijing to U.S. and Singapore. This is reportedly a response to previous incidents which exposed that Xiaomi smartphones automatically returned global user data to Beijing servers. Chinese telecommunications regulations require Chinese companies […]


China Tech Entrepreneur Lands Internet Privacy Startup In Hong Kong

Online information security and privacy have increased in prominence over the past year, especially since Edward Snowden’s allegations revealed a wide array of government and corporate spying around the world.


Will Online Privacy Be Better When Microsoft Takes Over Skype’s China Business?

Starting November 24, 2013, Microsoft will take over Skype’s business in the China region. Tom-Skype, the business unit within China-based TOM Online Inc. that has run Skype’s business for many years, published a report on its official website to announce the handover. The report also revealed that so far Tom-Skype has gained over 100 million […]


Kovurt VPN Promises Big Cyber Monday 2013 Deals For Internet Privacy Fans

Hong Kong, November 9, 2013 /ChinaNewswire.com – Xinwengao.com/ – Maintaining privacy on your phone or laptop is now easier and cheaper with a one-day opportunity to get a 50% discount on a VPN subscription from Kovurt.com. This year’s Cyber Monday falls on December 2, 2013, and the technicians and privacy advocates at Kovurt.com are ramping … >>>


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China’s Kingsoft Invests CNY100 Million To Help Search Engines Fight Phishing

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft Network has announced plans to invest CNY100 million to establish a search security laboratory. This lab will reportedly focus on the research of security issues related to Chinese search engines, including phishing websites, malicious links, hidden link implants, link stealing, and privacy leaks. It will analyze technologies used for malicious […]


Kingsoft Launches Privacy Protection Software In China

Chinese Internet security software provider Kingsoft has launched new privacy protection software, aiming to protect the private files of users. Kingsoft announced that its new privacy protection product will not only protect users’ documents and chatting records on various instant messaging platforms, but also allow users to customize their private files and cookies. According to […]


China’s 360 To Open Hosting Source Code

Chinese Internet security solutions provider 360 has published a commitment for user privacy protection and announced at the same time that it will submit its source code to China Information Technology Security Evaluation Center for hosting and testing.
Qi Xiangdong, president for 360, said that problems like online recruitment website’s illegally resale of the resumes of […]