Dixons Carphone has today admitted that a large data breach has affected 1.2 million personal data records and 5.9 million payment cards. Are you aware of your rights?
Do you feel you have a complete understanding of how your data is being collected, shared and sold online? If you’re unsure, you may not be alone, writes Caroline Normand…
We all know that joining the likes of Facebook means giving up certain personal information. But the Cambridge Analytica scandal has revealed a much darker picture of how our data is treated…
Uber is the latest company to reveal a hack that’s affected 57 million customers and 600,000 drivers. We think it’s time you had better routes to redress when your data is compromised – do you agree? (more on uber hack…)
Credit reference agency Equifax is writing to the near 700,000 UK individuals worst affected by its data breach – but will the letters cause further harm? (more on Equifax data breach letter…)
We’re calling on the government to use the Data Protection Bill to give independent bodies the power to take action with collective redress. Will you back our call?
A new Which? investigation has revealed the potential security flaws in smart home tech. Luke Potter, Cybersecurity Director of SureCloud, and his colleagues teamed up with Which? to put this tech to the test. Luke joins us as a guest author to explain more…
After a tumultuous few weeks in British politics, the Government tried to introduce some certainty in today’s Queen’s Speech by setting out a big agenda of new legislation it wants to pass in the next two years. So what do you make of today’s proposals?
Latest Which? research has mapped fraud hotspots in the UK and revealed the ways that you could be targeted. So do you recognise any of these scams?
Last year, my flat was burgled. I was only just in the process of moving in, and so they got barely anything for their efforts apart from three battered laptops. (more on deleting personal data from gadgets…)
After being hit by a cyber-attack that saw hackers access the details of thousands of its customers, TalkTalk has come out with an offer of compensation. But is it enough?
Eight months after TalkTalk’s data breach, the Culture Media and Sport Committee has published findings from its inquiry into cyber security and the protection of personal data.
From dating to fitness, travel to cooking – I bet you have a wealth of apps on your smartphone. But every tap, swipe and download, creates a mass of data that’s sent back to the app’s HQ.
For years we’ve been told to shred paperwork revealing personal details – such as our address or date of birth – before throwing it away, lest an ID thief finds it. But are we revealing too much about ourselves online?