Caroline Donnelly

Caroline Donnelly is the news and analysis editor of IT Pro and its sister site Cloud Pro, and covers general news, as well as the storage, security, public sector, cloud and Microsoft beats.

Caroline has been a member of the IT Pro/Cloud Pro team since March 2012, and has previously worked as a reporter at several B2B publications, including UK channel magazine CRN, and as features writer for local weekly newspaper, The Slough and Windsor Observer.

She studied Medical Biochemistry at the University of Leicester and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism at PMA Training in 2006.

Recent articles by Caroline Donnelly

Google under fire for banning privacy app from Play Store


Privacy app maker Disconnect claims app was banned for challenging Google's revenue generation models

Google reveals Project Wing drone trials & prototypes


Google's drone research and building efforts have been two years in the making, the search giant reveals

Surface Pro 3 UK release date finally arrives


Surface Pro 3 is now available to buy in the UK.

Racing Post escapes ICO fine over 2013 data breach


Data protection watchdog claims leaked data would not have caused "substantial distress" to those affected

4G road sign

EE 4G network switched on in another 13 large towns


Network operator pushes ahead with goal to have 98% of the UK 4G-ready by end of 2014

HP recalls "overheating" notebook power cables


Hardware giant issues worldwide recall notice over faulty AC power cables


Twitch gets hit with DDoS attack by the Lizard Squad


Hacking collective claims responsibility for DDoS attack that knocked Amazon's latest purchase offline

Data breach

Ministry of Justice fined £180k over lost unencrypted hard drives


Ministry of Justice hit by ICO fine after failing to ensure prisoners' data was encrypted

iPhone 5 free battery replacement programme to hit UK this week


Apple to replace faulty batteries in a "very small percentage" of iPhone 5 smartphones

Internet Explorer

Microsoft facing Chinese antitrust probe over Media Player & IE distribution


Software giant finds itself at centre of another investigation into its competitive behaviour


London SMBs suffer sluggish broadband speeds


CEBR research suggest the capitals SMBs are failing to get a good return on their comms investments

UPS data breach: Customer payment card details compromised


Parcel delivery firm confirms data breach following malware attack on 51 of its 4,500 US stores

Spam email

ICO raids Welsh claims management firm over nuisance text alerts


Data protection watchdog said raid will help it ascertain whether or not to take enforcement action

University students targeted by smartphone fraudsters


The National Mobile Phone Crime Unit sounds alarm after mobile phone fraudsters leave university students out of pocket

iOS ad-hijacker malware hits 75,000 jailbroken devices


Security researcher shines a light on iOS malware risks

Google search

Google attacks PageRank manipulating linking networks


Google has taken action against two networks for tampering with search results

Julian Assange

Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy "soon"


Wikileaks founder claims his two-year stay at the embassy in London will soon be over

Malware on binary

Dell hails rise in malware-housing media files


Hardware giant's security researcher warns use of "digital steganography" is set to rise


Dell sounds alarm over network-hijacking cryptocurrency thefts


Researchers from Dell SecureWorks share details of a recent run of cryptocurrency thefts


Ex-BBC CTO John Linwood "unfairly dismissed", tribunal rules


Employment tribunal finds in Linwood's favour, after he was sacked over failed DMI project


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