Information Security Hackers trading users’ Facebook or Twitter accounts for just £1 per account

Facebook or Twitter accounts of millions of unsuspecting social media users could be hacked into and sold by cyber criminals …

Information Security Facebook forced to shelve project meant to collect sensitive patient data from hospitals

Thanks to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook was forced to put on hold a research programme that involved the company …

Information Security 46% CIOs & IT decision makers have no control over IoT devices in their...

A recent survey has highlighted how a large number of businesses in the UK are, to a greater or lesser …

Information Security Cambridge Analytica scandal impacted up to 87 million Facebook users

Facebook's chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer has announced in a blog post that the Cambridge Analytica scandal compromised personal details …

Information Security Major data breach at Ireland’s Independent News and Media stayed hidden for 3 years

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon announced that she would investigate a major data breach incident suffered by media company …

Information Security Panerabread.com stored personal details of 37mn customers in “plain text”

Panerabread.com stored personal and financial details of over 37 million customers for around eight months before the bread-maker shut it …

Information Security Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal app breached, 150 mn customer details accessed

Leading sportswear brand Under Armour announced on Thursday that account details of approximately 150 million users of the company's MyFitnessPal …

Information Security GCHQ to expand NCSC’s Web Check service to all gov.uk domains

The UK's premier intelligence agency GCHQ is planning the expansion of the National Cyber Security Centre's Web Check service to …

Information Security Facebook may have won over some advertisers following data harvesting scam

Major advertisers in the UK threatened to stop running advertisements on Facebook last week citing concerns about Facebook's data security …

Threats Iranian hackers targeting UK universities, warns NCSC

Shortly after it was revealed that a number of think tanks in the UK that specialised in discussing issues pertaining …

Information Security External IT contractors pose no security risk, says GCHQ

GCHQ has told the Investigatory Powers Tribunal that external IT contractors who enjoy administrative and privileged access to systems owned …

Information Security Cambridge Analytica harvested Facebook data of millions to aid Brexit campaign

A whistleblower who once worked at data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica has revealed how the firm harvested profiles of tens …