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Facebook fires engineer who ‘violated user access’ to stalk women

WASHINGTON: Facebook spokesperson on Thursday said that they fired an employee accused of bragging about his access to private user information over matchmaking app Tinder. The incident comes as Facebook faces global concerns about personal data privacy, including Congressional hearings at which Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg testified. A Twitter user earlier on Wednesday posted about the Tinder conversation along with screenshots, saying Facebook's security engineer is "likely using privileged access to stalk…

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

LONDON/SHANGHAI/NEW YORK: Dan Wasyluk discovered the hard way that trading cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin happens in an online Wild West where sheriffs are largely absent. Wasyluk and his colleagues raised bitcoins for a new tech venture and lodged them in escrow at a company running a cryptocurrency exchange called Moolah. Just months later the exchange collapsed; the man behind it is now awaiting trial in Britain on fraud and money-laundering charges. He has pleaded not guilty. Wasyluk’s project lost 750 bitcoins,…

Clinton accuses Trump of ‘stalking’ her during debate

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton has accused her Republican presidential rival Donald Trump of "stalking" her during their televised debate on Sunday. Trump often stood closely behind the Democratic nominee glowering as she answered questions from the audience during the town hall-style event in St. Louis. Speaking during an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show set to air Friday, Clinton said his movements made her feel "really weird" on stage. "Because of the revelation of the public video, and everything that came out on…