Tag: Data Privacy

Netizen: Distrust over TraceTogether Token shows Singaporeans are not happy and feel they are...

Singapore—Some Singaporeans have questioned the new TraceTogether Token recently introduced by the Government. The Bluetooth device is designed to function like the TraceTogether app...

Facebook hired contract workers to transcribe private conversations

Facebook Inc. admitted to hiring hundreds of contract workers to transcribe users' audio clips. The workers transcribed Facebook users' recorded conversations that included vulgar content. They...

Facebook admits to harvesting millions of email contacts without users’ consent

In the latest privacy issue concerning Facebook, the social media giant admitted on Wed (Apr 17) that it "unintentionally uploaded" the email contacts of...

Faulty facial recognition system on his phone costs man his entire savings

Facial recognition and similar biometrics systems are regarded as the next big step towards better security. For an unfortunate man in China, however, a...

China high school plays big brother with surveillance bracelets on students behaviour and location...

A high school in Guangzhou, China has recently drawn attention and controversy by acquiring electronic bracelets for 3,500 students. The wearable technology is designed...

Database of Chinese “BreedReady” women exposed by hacker

An unsecured database of Chinese women containing their personal information was discovered by white hat hacker, Victor Gevers. The Dutch researcher revealed his discovery on...

PDPC makes about turn on 'Do-Not-Call Registry’ Rules

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) made several changes to the rules of Do-Not-Call (DNC) registry after banks and insurance companies pressurized PDPC into...
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