privacy

TalkTalk Boss Argues ‘Customers Think We’re Doing Right Thing After Attack’

The TalkTalk cyberattack raised serious security questions about the company’s ability to properly encrypt sensitive customer information. Despite the negative publicity ...

November 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Apple CEO Predicts ‘Dire Consequences’ For Privacy if Snooper’s Charter is Passed

The UK government’s Investigatory Powers Bill allows the police, and officials to record each person’s web activity for a 12 month period. Additionally, internet ...

November 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

Schoolboy in TalkTalk Arrest Plans to Sue Newspapers Over Privacy Concerns

The TalkTalk data breach was allegedly masterminded by a 15-year-old schoolboy in County Antrim which caused a great deal of embarrassment and raised questions about ...

November 8, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

Full Scope of UK’s Worrying Surveillance Bill Revealed

The UK Home Secretary, Conservative MP Theresa May, has outlined the full scope of the proposed Investigatory Powers Bill. The bill, which has been teased by both May and UK ...

November 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm by

Snapchat Defends Privacy Policy Changes

Photo sharing on social media websites has become extraordinarily popular due to the “selfie” craze as smartphone users try to capture the moment. Snapchat is one ...

November 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Controversial CISA Cybersecurity Bill Passed by US Senate

The CISA bill that allows the US Government to collect personal data without a warrant has been voted in by the Senate by 74 votes to 21, and without amendments that would ...

October 28, 2015 at 9:30 pm by

Morrison To Face Lawsuit Following Data Posted Online

This week has been a bad one for companies when it comes to personal information, what with TalkTalk now in the sights to take thousands of pounds (maybe even millions) of ...

October 28, 2015 at 9:00 am by

TalkTalk Could be Put Out of Business by Compensation Claims

UK ISP TalkTalk could potentially be put out of business by compensation claims following the recent hack that compromised unencrypted user data. While TalkTalk admitted that ...

October 26, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Tim Cook Tells NSA That Good Guys Shouldn’t Get Backdoors

Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken out against proposals for backdoors in encrypted systems for intelligence agencies to exploit. Speaking at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live ...

October 20, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

California’s Legal System Now Supports Digital Privacy

In recent years, there has been a big uproar courtesy of a certain reveal by a man named Edward Snowden, regarding digital privacy. To be more precise, it was about the ...

October 10, 2015 at 11:00 am by

How DuckDuckGo Makes a Profit Without Tracking Users

Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of ‘ethical’ Google search engine rival DuckDuckGo, recently took part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) for YCombinator’s Hacker ...

October 8, 2015 at 8:28 pm by

Wikipedia Founder Says There’s “No Excuse” Not to Use Encryption

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, a major proponent of both freedom and privacy online, as evidenced by him filing a lawsuit against the NSA following the reveal of its mass ...

October 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Privacy Concerns by Pretending They Don’t Exist

Since the release of Windows 10 at the end of July this year, there’s been much frenzied concern – some hysterical, some justified – regarding the operating system’s ...

September 30, 2015 at 5:04 pm by

One Plus 2 Equals Malware?

Well, yes, sort of, before I am lambasted for inserting a clickbate headline, let me explain, OnePlus 2 Smartphone’s have been somewhat of a revelation since its launch, ...

September 19, 2015 at 10:26 am by

Tor Network Receives Anonymity Boost

The Tor network is commonly referred to as ‘The Dark Web’ and perceived as an encrypted space to exchange illegal goods or engage in unscrupulous activities. While ...

September 12, 2015 at 4:11 pm by

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