Fake news How to spot coronavirus fake news – an expert guide

The proliferation of fake news about the COVID-19 pandemic has been labelled a dangerous “infodemic”. Fake news spreads faster and …

Fraud Banks & regulators move to protect customers from wave of coronavirus scams

UK banks are stepping up fraud prevention measures to protect customers from scammers eager to exploit the coronavirus pandemic with …

Data privacy At Alibaba’s Lazada, coronavirus measures become the latest culture conflict

At Lazada, the Southeast Asian arm of Alibaba Group Holding, staff are furious over demands they submit health reports daily …

Data privacy UK telecom operators to share citizens’ location data with the government

With the recently-passed Coronavirus bill, the UK government has awarded itself with sweeping powers, one such being able to track …

Cyber attack Amid COVID-19 outbreak, hackers target UK medical research firm

Hammersmith Medicines Research (HMR), which carried out tests to develop the Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease in …

Cyber security Home work triggers demand jump for chips, laptops and network goods

With more employees working from home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, demand is surging for laptops and …

Human factor Working from home? Here are five ways to reduce procrastination and be productive

If you have been asked to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic to help slow the spread of the …

Surveillance Privacy fears as India hand stamps suspected coronavirus cases

People suspected of having the coronavirus in India have received hand stamps and are being tracked using their mobile phones …

Fake news BEWARE of fake news & fraud amidst COVID-19 outbreak

As confusion over the coronavirus continues, fake news and fraud is rife: from text messages claiming to be from an …

Risk management The risks of remote working: threats to watch out for

Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology at Darktrace outlines the most serious threats that security teams will face over the coming …

Surveillance Coronavirus: South Korea’s success in controlling disease is due to its acceptance of surveillance

South Korea has been widely praised for its management of the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19. The …

Ransomware Hackers show some love? Ransomware attacks not to target healthcare organisations

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe and presenting a major challenge to healthcare institutions, some hacker groups have pledged that …