2905, 2018

Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws

May 29th, 2018|blog|

Complaints have been filed against Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp within hours of the new GDPR data protection law taking effect.

The companies are accused of forcing users to consent to targeted advertising to use the […]

2105, 2018

How Safe Is A USB? IBM Bans staff from using all removable Memory Devices

May 21st, 2018|blog|

Staff at IBM have been banned from using removable memory devices such as USB sticks, SD cards and flash drives.
The possibility of “financial and reputational” damage if staff lost or misused the devices prompted the […]

1405, 2018

90% of GMail Users Dont Have Security Features Enabled

May 14th, 2018|blog|

It makes it harder for people to break into your account, even if they have your login details

One of Gmail’s most effective security features is hardly used by anyone, Google has revealed.

Two-factor authentication (2FA) has […]

3004, 2018

Paypal Shares Your Data with over 600 Companies – Including Spoken Content

April 30th, 2018|blog|

PayPal has revealed that it shares users’ data with more than 600 external companies.

The payments service has published the third parties it shares data with as part of a transparency drive in a move the […]

2304, 2018

Flaw in LinkedIn Autofill Plugin Allows Third Party Sites to Steal Your Data

April 23rd, 2018|blog|

Not just Facebook, a new vulnerability discovered in Linkedin’s popular AutoFill functionality found leaking its users’ sensitive information to third party websites without the user even knowing about it.

LinkedIn provides an AutoFill plugin for a […]

1204, 2018

Protect your personal data on facebook

April 12th, 2018|blog|

Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your personal data?
Following the recent allegations that research firm Cambridge Analytica misused the data of 50 million Facebook users, the debate about how information on the social […]

504, 2018

9 Signs your email might be a phishing scam

April 5th, 2018|blog|

Most people are aware that they need to protect themselves and their personal information online but would you know the clear signs of a phishing scam when it lands in your inbox?

Phishing emails have been deemed […]

2603, 2018

Facebook has been collecting your call history and SMS data

March 26th, 2018|blog|

The recent news that Facebook has been collecting call records and SMS data from Android devices for years has left a number of Facebook users spooked by the recent Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, prompting individuals […]

1903, 2018

Britain on High Alert – Blackout threat from Russian cyber-attack

March 19th, 2018|blog|

Blackout threat to Britain from Russian cyber-attack

Spy chiefs have warned the bosses of Britain’s key power companies to boost their security amid fears of a Russian cyber-attack that could put the lights out.

The National Grid […]

1203, 2018

How to Stay Safe & Avoid Viruses on Your Mobile Phone

March 12th, 2018|blog|

How to Stay Safe & Avoid Viruses on Your Mobile Phone
Smartphones are gradually overtaking PCs and laptops as our primary computing platforms. With their speedy quad-core processors, advanced display technologies and powerful operating system software, […]