A device that is supposed to help parents keep track of their children and give them a peace of mind can be turned into a surveillance device. Researchers at the AV-Test Institute have uncovered gaping privacy and security holes in the SMA-WATCH-M2 smartwatch that is designed to keep children safe and their parents feeling secure about their … More Smartwatch exposes locations and other data on thousands of children
Your data is very, very valuable to the right (or wrong) people. Every single piece of data has value, it doesn’t matter how mundane it might seem, any and all data can be used to build up a profile of you for advertisers or could be the key to accessing your online accounts. Jake Moore, … More How do companies use your data?
Barclays bank is to pay out around £500,000 in compensation to 2,000 customers whose personal data was found on a USB stick in a flat on the south coast of England. The USB stick was discovered during an unrelated police raid, and is thought to be encrypted, according to a report by the Herald Scotland, … More Barclays compensates customers after their personal data was compromised