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Facebook Privacy Chain Mail

If you have been using Facebook the past few days, your news feed may have been bombarded with statuses denying Facebook the right to use their photos and other data, following and update to their terms and conditions at the beginning of the New Year. These statuses have notably been […]


Google Gmail Data Leak Compromises User Accounts

Over 5 million Gmail user accounts have been reported to allegedly been hacked following a security breach. A list containing user email addresses and passwords was uploaded to a Russian forum however has since been removed. Question is, how has Google managed to keep this so quiet when it happened […]


APP PRIVACY: One Third Of Apps Take More Personal Info Than Needed

Research by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has shown that the majority of popular apps on iOS and Android are failing at user privacy after monitoring 1,211 apps in total. The GPEN have since argued that users deserve to be in control of the data being taken regardless of […]


LinkedIn: 3 New Privacy Features That All Accounts Need

Following major hacks and security breaches this past week including the iCloud photo leak and the Home Depot breach, LinkedIn has announced the introduction of 3 new tools designed to give users top security and control over their accounts in order to protect them from their accounts being accessed by […]


Lockdown On Hoax Government Websites

After over 5,700 complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority and Citizens Advice, actions have finally been taken in order to protect individuals from rogue websites replicating official government pages in order to steal money and identities from oblivious users. Complaints were most commonly about government websites for vehicle tax, driving […]


Say Goodbye To Roaming Charges Abroad

Traveling abroad has always been an issue when it comes to the use of mobile data, being faced with the difficult decision of pay a pricey bill or do without for the duration of the trip. Bringing good news to their traveling users, Three is resolving this step by step, […]


eBay User? Maybe It’s Time To Change Your Password 1

EBay, the online Marketplace with 128 million active users announced this week a cyber-hack that compromised their systems between late February and early March. Cyber attackers accessed the information after obtaining a small number of employee login credentials which was only discovered 2 weeks ago. The files accessed contained customer […]


Apple iOS 7 Mail Security Threat

Internet security threats have become very popular recently since the Heartbleed outbreak, however the most recent security threat involves Apple’s iOS 7. It has been reported that the new software holds a security risk for the use of emails on it’s devices due to attachments in email not encrypting. This […]