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Apple admits iPhone 11 ‘overrides settings’ to track users’ locations

A tracking feature is still enabled after users switch off all location tracking for apps and system services
6 Dec 2019
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Stop leaking your identity

Are you inadvertently sharing sensitive information online? We reveal how to identify data leaks and plug the holes in your privacy
2 Dec 2019
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Policy & legislation

German double murderer wins 'right to be forgotten' case

The latest in a long line of high-profile cases to result in a win for the complainant
28 Nov 2019
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NSO Group workers sue Facebook for blocking private accounts

The action comes after WhatsApp sued the firm for its alleged role in the Pegasus video hack
27 Nov 2019
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Facebook and Google data harvesting ‘violates human rights’

Amnesty International report rails against tech giants for creating a “golden age of surveillance”
21 Nov 2019
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ICO investigates Brexit Party for failing to hand over personal data

The data watchdog is keeping an eye on personal data as a political campaign asset
19 Nov 2019
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Delete your private data automatically

Here's how to make files, messages and other data vanish automatically after a specific length of time
19 Nov 2019
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Microsoft overhauls its privacy policy amid EU concerns

Data processing responsibilities will be clearly defined on all commercial cloud contracts as of early 2020
18 Nov 2019
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Google joins big tech banking with personal checking accounts

The tech giant is the latest to muscle further into the financial services industry
14 Nov 2019
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Google and Ascension will collect medical data on millions

'Project Nightingale' gives Google access to records of the largest non-profit healthcare system in the US
12 Nov 2019
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Neighbourhood Watch and Avast to tackle cyber crime

Growing concern over cyber crime launches new Cyberhood Watch with Avast
5 Nov 2019
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NHS pagers expose medical data

Radio hobbyists can intercept sensitive data through emergency communications
30 Oct 2019
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Data & insights

NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019
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Nvidia, KCL unveil privacy-focused federated learning model

The new model is said to help solve one of the most fundamental issues relating to the sharing of private data
14 Oct 2019
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IT admins have "remarkable" access to G Suite data

Users urged to keep sensitive data away from G Suite due to the lack of end-to-end encryption
11 Oct 2019
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Policy & legislation

California bans police use of facial recognition until 2030

California sets a precedent for facial recognition and biometric tech use in law enforcement
10 Oct 2019
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Policy & legislation

US blacklists Chinese surveillance firms over Uyghur abuse

The US stops trade with 28 entities which targeted Uyghur Muslims with AI surveillance tech
8 Oct 2019
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UK and US plead with Mark Zuckerberg to bin encryption plans

Home secretary pens open letter to the Facebook chief as the nations strike historic data-access agreement
4 Oct 2019
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Business strategy

What is your digital footprint?

Your digital footprint is always growing - so how can you keep it under control?
30 Sep 2019
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Google ‘protecting ad revenue’ by blocking privacy standards

The tech giant says its position has been “mischaracterised" as it warns of development chaos
24 Sep 2019
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Security

Facebook purges tens of thousands of apps amid privacy probe

Removal of software from just over 400 developers 'not necessarily related to data misuse', company claims
23 Sep 2019
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Google swallows DeepMind's health division

With it, the tech giant takes over contracts with five NHS Trusts, with only Yeovil opting out
19 Sep 2019
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UNICEF leaks personal data of 8,000 users

The security leak was quickly and proactively remedied and it's confident that it won't face a GDPR probe
12 Sep 2019