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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 […]


Lists Of “Google To Be Forgotten” Links On “Hidden From Google”

Hidden From Google is a website set up in order to list the links which have been removed from Google after the court ruling for the right to be forgotten. The webpage was originally only made as an excuse to test software by Afaq Tariq, however he finally realised upon […]


Private Health Company Investigated After Poor Patient Data Storage Procedures

Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.


We’ve all heard of the Heartbleed Bug, but what is it?

There has recently been a lot of online worry about the Heartbleed bug however many people are still unaware of what it is and what they should do if they have been affected. The Heartbleed bug is a virus which is found in the open SSL software library. It is […]