A local authority has been forced to report itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after admitting a massive data breach.
Facebook has banned a third-party quiz app amid concerns over the possible misuse of users’ data and pulled its own security software from Apple’s app store after the iPhone maker tightened data security rules.
Facebook has banned a quiz app from its platform for refusing an inspection and over concerns that data on as many as four million users was misused.
A report has found that Google’s services continue to record your location even after you think you have switched it off.
Facebook has reiterated that it does not sell data from its users to advertisers.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that his personal data was handed over to election consultants Cambridge Analytica, the British firm accused of helping politicians use Facebook data to manipulate users’ voting intentions around the world.
Thirty organisations, including Facebook, are being investigated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as part of its probe into the use of personal data for political purposes.
Facebook has revealed a range of features which they say will help users keep better control of their privacy.
Google has been collecting location data from some Android smartphones even when location services are turned off and no SIM card is in place, it has been revealed.
More body cameras are used by Dundee City Council to film its residents than any other local authority in Scotland, a new report has revealed.
Private data held by NHS Tayside was breached dozens of times last year, it has emerged.
Yahoo has confirmed a huge data breach affecting 500 million accounts. The hack occurred in late 2014.