Facebook’s revenue model is based on gathering and using the data shared by its audience.
Facebook must confront deep challenges if it's to become a force in the global fight against false narratives.
Every month, over two billion people worldwide log into Facebook.
Facebook's users have wildly different expectations about privacy and security. What may look like inadequate oversight in some places may be considered an overreach in others.
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The government's plans to store our biometric data are currently going through parliament. The data could reveal more than we'd like to those who seek to access the information.
The prime minister conceded that the UK must continue to abide by European Court of Justice rulings, even after Brexit.
Revelations about the fitness app have turned up the heat on the privacy and security risks of wearables.
How do harsher measures to counter possible terrorist attacks impact our relation to political life and to citizenship ?
Counter-terrorism policies have social and political impacts on citizenship, identity and our perception of self and the Other. Through the British case, Lee Jarvis discusses his latest research with Sylvain Antichan.
Bad news on the doorstep. How to stay safe?
Like the recent WannaCry, viruses and other hacker software are now part of our digital lives. How big are the threats? How can we protect ourselves?
A yet to be fully-caffeinated person browses the web.
Online usability demands keep trumping security measures that are designed to keep our data safe online.
A member of the Indonesian Red Cross ® assists evacuees from villages authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists, near the Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport McMoRan Inc, in Timika, Mimika, Papua province, Indonesia November 17, 2017.
Talks about increasing militarisation in Papua has intensified after reports of violence in mining area Tembagapura. But Indonesia should not rush in with a military operation.
The daily newspaper ‘Arman’ bore a picture of US President Donald Trump with a headline which reads “Isolation of Mr. Goof”, on October 14, 2017.
The Trump administration's change of US policy toward Iran has reinforced hardliners' ambitions and nationalistic feelings, complicating an already difficult situation in the region.
Staff at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul, South Korea monitor possible ransomware cyberattacks in May 2017.
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Like legitimate e-commerce, ransomware e-crime is increasing in scale, value and sophistication.
It might not happen today or tomorrow, but the risk of a major European conflict is very much there.
Migrants attempting to jump the fence between Morocco and Ceuta, watched by Moroccan police in December 2016.
Tensions are mounting along the EU's only land borders with Africa on the Moroccan coast.
Illicit firearms and small weapons recovered during security operations being destroyed in Nairobi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments about weapons as part of development for Africa could have the opposite effect if conditions aren’t strict and democratic processes aren't followed.
Since 2001, the proportion of full-time workers who believe they will not be with their current employer has been stable at about 7.5%; and the rate for part-time workers has decreased from 15.5 to 12.6%.
Data show that people don't feel more insecure in their jobs now. In fact, that feeling is decreasing.
Local vigilantes patrol communities in north east Nigeria to repel attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Nigeria's failure to protect its citizens from Boko Haram's insurgency has given rise to vigilante groups north east of the country.
Voice authentication technology could be used to increase blockchain security.
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Providing security in the blockchain would convert into a degree of predictability in the technology. If this was shown to work in the long term, it would also create trust.
A young boy being treated at Baghbanan health centre.
A small community health project in north-west Pakistan is showing how UK aid can change lives and perhaps have an impact on national security.
Why is malware getting into your apps? For money, of course.
It's not safe out there for an app.
Unsurprisingly, the Jason Bourne films won’t tell you much about ASIO.
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James Bond and Jason Bourne have little to tell us about modern spycraft.