0 Results for



Microsoft targets Asia as global hub of cybercrime and malware

The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.

By February 17, 2015


Microsoft tip ends in arrest of alleged child porn hustler

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are all now using PhotoDNA, which lets them track images depicting child exploitation.

By August 6, 2014


Google and Microsoft's new child abuse measures criticised

Google and Microsoft today introduced measures to tackle online child abuse -- but critics say the restrictions "will mean very little."

By November 18, 2013


Google, Microsoft ramp up fight against online child pornography

Web giants agree to modify search algorithms to exclude search terms associated with photos and videos containing sexual abuse of children.

By November 17, 2013


Google plans to wipe child porn from the Web

The search giant is creating a database of images depicting child exploitation -- to be shared with tech companies, law enforcement, and charities -- in order to scrub the images from the Internet.

By June 16, 2013


How Facebook fights child porn

It's an Internet-wide problem that Facebook, among many others, is proactively trying to combat.

By May 8, 2012


Microsoft gives cops tools to detect child porn

The software giant, along with a Swedish technology company, is providing photo-identification technology free of charge to law enforcement to help detect and thwart child abuse.

By March 19, 2012


Microsoft and Facebook team up to fight child porn

The world's largest social network has joined the PhotoDNA program, which was developed by Microsoft Research with help from Dartmouth College.

By May 20, 2011


Google's mobile-payments plan (week in review)

Google unveils its plan to turn your phone into a mobile wallet, while Microsoft unwraps a slew of updates for its Windows Phone 7. Also: Apple battles MacDefender.

By May 27, 2011