Cambridge Analytica Ordered To Turn Over All Data On US Professor
The UK data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has ordered the consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to hand over all the personal information it has on US citizen Professor David Carroll, or face prosecution.
Facebook Loyalty Intact Says Survey
Even after all the publicity surrounding Facebook’s selling of the personal data of 87 million users to Cambridge Analytica, a Reuters/Ipsos survey has found that most users are still loyal to the social media giant.
TSB Computer Meltdown – Problems Nearly 2 Weeks On
Customers of TSB are reportedly still experiencing difficulties with internet and mobile banking services nearly 2 weeks after problems first began.
8 More Security Flaws Found In Processors
Following on from the revelation in January that 2 major security flaws are present in nearly all modern processors, security researchers have now found 8 more potentially serious flaws.
Google Chrome Leads Digital Certificate Clean Up
The Google Chrome Browser is being equipped with transparency logs that are designed to prevent potentially costly digital certificate errors by Certificate Authorities (CAs) and to guard against cyber-criminals issuing their own certificates.
Twitter Says Change Your Password
Twitter has advised all users to change their passwords after a bug caused the passwords to be stored in easily readable, plain text on an internal computer log.
Online Dating Via Facebook
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced that Facebook, the world’s largest online social network, will soon be providing an online dating service, thereby putting it in competition with the likes of Match Group Inc.
Tech Tip - Checking Your Facebook Connected Apps
In the light of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal where a quiz app was used to share personal details without the consent of users, you can take action boost your own security by checking what connected Facebook Apps you have. Here’s how:
Fake Online Reviews Investigation
A recent investigation as part of a BBC 5 Live programme has led to the underground trade in fake online reviews coming under the spotlight.