'Draconian' moves to control internet heighten surveillance fears in Asia
Human rights violations in the region have moved into the digital space, with a series of laws and proposed regulations to increase surveillance, critics say
OPINION: NSO Group Spyware is the must-have tool for repressive governments
Spyware used to spy on people, what’s the big deal? Look who NSO Group’s clients are spying on – academics, lawyers, and activists. Who knows maybe even you?
Russia disconnected from global internet in tests - RBC daily
Tests were carried out between June and July to test the ability of the 'Runet', as part of Russia's cybersecurity efforts
EU to tighten rules on cryptoasset transfers
The law proposed by the European Commission aims to make cryptoasset transfers traceable in order to crack down on 'dirty money'
Pegasus spyware: 'Time to regulate cyber surveillance market', says expert
Media investigation alleges malware developed by Israel-based NSO Group used to hack smartphones belonging to journalists, rights activists and lawyers
Israeli firm's spyware used to target journalists' cell phones - reports
An investigation by 17 media organisations details the extent of hacking on journalists, government officials and human rights activists
Britain, EU must use caution in new online rules - UN
The EU last year proposed the Digital Services Act, which requires tech giants to do more to tackle illegal content such as hate speech and child sexual abuse material
Abu Dhabi's lightning-fast COVID-19 scanners raise privacy fears
The new technology, which is said to measure a person's electromagnetic waves, has digital rights advocates worried about what data it can access
EXPLAINER-What is driving China's clampdown on Didi and data security?
China's cyberspace regulator has ordered online stores to remove ride-hailing app Didi over alleged misuse of user data. Here's what the row is about
'Racist' facial recognition sparks ethical concerns in Russia
An AI tool that categorises people according to their perceived race can be used by police to search for suspects, but even some firms developing the tech warn of its potential for discrimination