Apple says Chinese government requests for user data spiked

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

Editor’s note: On Jan. 13, we published a story about an unsecured Megvii…


Alipay launches security platform for global payment partners

A consumer checks out with Alipay at FamilyMart in Shanghai on July 24, 2019.…


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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…


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Personal data collection rules updated to define app users' 'non-consent'

(Image credit: Bigstock/nopparat.k) Chinese regulators issued rules to app…


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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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Online content rules leave platforms holding the bag

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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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Cybersecurity sector growth falls short of state official expectations

Top-level government ministers expect China’s cybersecurity industry to exceed…