Privacy

Umetrip Faces Accusations for Leaking Air Passengers’ Personal Information

Umetrip Faces Accusations for Leaking Air Passengers’ Personal Information

Travel app Umetrip, which was previously suspended by some airlines from carrying out online check-in due to risks of leaking…

Jun 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Huawei Denies Collecting Facebook User Data

Huawei Denies Collecting Facebook User Data

Huawei Technologies cooperated with Facebook to develop services but never collected or stored user data, the world’s third-biggest smartphone maker…

Jun 7, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tencent-Assisted Public Security Guardian Plan Uncovers USD498 Mln Cybercrime Cases

Tencent-Assisted Public Security Guardian Plan Uncovers USD498 Mln Cybercrime Cases

China’s main judicial bodies and financial regulators cooperated with Tencent Holdings Ltd’s “Guardian Plan” that aims to prevent cybercrime.

Jan 15, 2018
Liao Shumin
WeChat Denies Geely Chairman Li Shufu’s Claim, Says It Doesn’t Store Users’ Chat History

WeChat Denies Geely Chairman Li Shufu’s Claim, Says It Doesn’t Store Users’ Chat History

China’s most popular messaging app WeChat denied claims by a well-known Chinese businessman that it stores users’ chat history. WeChat…

Jan 3, 2018
Dou Shicong
Increasing Cases of Internal Leaks and Thefts of Customer Information Requires Tightened Regulation on Protection of Citizens’ Personal Information, Experts Warn

Increasing Cases of Internal Leaks and Thefts of Customer Information Requires Tightened Regulation on Protection of Citizens’ Personal Information, Experts Warn

With the rise of the internet, a complete industrial chain of theft and sale of personal information has flourished. A…

Nov 30, 2017
Fan Chunsheng
Qihoo 360 Responds to New WiFi Security Flaw Discovery, Says Real Attacks Unlikely to Occur Soon

Qihoo 360 Responds to New WiFi Security Flaw Discovery, Says Real Attacks Unlikely to Occur Soon

Chinese internet security giant Qihoo 360 Technology Co.[NYSE:QIHU] has responded to reports that a major security vulnerability has been discovered…

Oct 18, 2017
Zhang Xia
OnePlus Pledges to Prevent Unauthorized Data Collection by End of Month

OnePlus Pledges to Prevent Unauthorized Data Collection by End of Month

Shenzhen OnePlus Science & Technology Co.’s smartphones collect private data without informing users, foreign media reported recently. The firm has…

Oct 16, 2017
Zhang Xia
Hackers Whack Hyatt Hotels Corp., Data Leaks, China Region Hardest Hit

Hackers Whack Hyatt Hotels Corp., Data Leaks, China Region Hardest Hit

Hackers have infiltrated the payment systems of 41 hotels of Hyatt Hotels Corp. [NYSE:H] in 11 countries worldwide, causing the leakage of reams of data, with 18 Hyatt hotels in China affected.

Oct 16, 2017
Zhang Xia
Privacy Standards at China’s 10 Most Popular Online Products Have Improved, Government Analysis Shows

Privacy Standards at China’s 10 Most Popular Online Products Have Improved, Government Analysis Shows

The Cyberspace Administration of China has released the latest results of its privacy assessment for the country’s ten most popular…

Sep 25, 2017
Dou Shicong
WeChat Will Not Access and Analyze Users' Chats, Tencent VP Pledges

WeChat Will Not Access and Analyze Users' Chats, Tencent VP Pledges

Chinese internet titan Tencent Holdings Ltd. [HK:0700] has become embroiled in a dispute with telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. over ownership…

Aug 16, 2017
Dou Shicong