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Major online scam syndicate masterminded by Chinese nationals busted

CYBERJAYA: The Immigration Department today busted the largest online scam syndicate believed to be run by Chinese nationals in the country. The announcement was made in the Immigration Department’s Facebook page today about the raid on an online scam headquarters

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Twitter to ban political ads, team Trump enraged

NEW YORK: Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said today, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We’ve made the decision to stop all

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Facebook sales grow as Zuckerberg comes under fire for political ads

Facebook Inc reported an uptick in users in lucrative markets and its third-straight rise in quarterly sales growth yesterday, but the company’s controversial political ads stole the limelight when CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke to analysts. Shares rose about four percent

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Facebook sues Israeli firm for WhatsApp hack

NEW YORK: Technology giant Facebook announced Tuesday that it was suing Israeli online surveillance firm NSO Group over the alleged hacking of users of its popular WhatsApp messaging service between April and May this year, Anadolu Agency reported. In a

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Elizabeth Warren rips into Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter

United States presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is going after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter, saying the company’s apps should be split up so they ‘outdo each other to protect your privacy’ On Tuesday, The Verge’s Casey Newton published a

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Judge allows Facebook privacy class action to proceed

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data, calling the social media company’s views on privacy “so

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Anwar: Boycotting products by non-bumis an ‘unhealthy’ idea

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has condemned the action by a movement calling for the boycott of products based on race or religion, saying that such action is unhealthy. He said the campaign to promote halal products

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Econsave lodges report over claim of not selling bumiputera, Muslim items

JOHOR BAHRU: Econsave Cash & Carry Sdn Bhd (Econsave) yesterday lodged a police report against two Facebook accounts which it claimed had spread lies that the supermarket did not sell Muslim and Bumiputera products in its outlets. General manager Mas

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Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake IDs to subvert Hong Kong protests

Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said yesterday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a

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Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach

CALIFORNIA: Facebook users suing the world’s largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing showed. Single

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