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 […]
Following the example of Google who added encryption to their email services a few months ago, Yahoo have now confirmed an increase to their user security that will become available to 600 million users by 2015. This increased security will arrive in the form of enterprise grade, end to end […]
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 […]
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.
The US Central Intelligence Agency, CIA, released in a press conference on Friday that they now have their very first official Facebook & Twitter accounts. A YouTube and Flickr account has already been established but now, the serious social networks have been added to the CIA’s list.
In 2012, the European Union Commission published plans for a “right to be forgotten” law which would force online services such as Google to erase the links to data detailing an individual unless a legitimate reason to do otherwise outweighed the request. The plans were developed in order to erase […]
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 […]