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Updated: Megvii server containing facial scan data left open: researcher

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Alipay launches security platform for global payment partners

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Chinese tech companies still can’t stop medical data leaks

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Data security startup DataCloak closes $13 million Series A

(Image credit: Bigstock/TeroVesalainen) Data security startup DataCloak has…


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TikTok says no user data requests from Chinese authorities in H1 2019

(Image credit: Bigstock / bigtunaonline) TikTok said that it did not receive…


China's new encryption law takes effect

Image credit: Bigstock/LuckyStep48 China’s Encryption Law took effect on…


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China to take data privacy protection to a 'new stage' next year

(Image credit: Bigstock/TeroVesalainen) Legislators promised on Friday that…


Regulators warn fintech apps over data collection practices

(Image credit: Bigstock/Rido81) An investigation from a regulator task force…


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US committee asks Apple, Google if apps are screened for foreign ties

(Image Credit: BigStock/Dilok) A US national security committee wants to know…


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The Chinese startup using AI to keep sensitive data confidential

Data security startup DataCloak is using artificial intelligence (AI) and…