The FBI are proposing to collect data from Facebook and other social media platforms. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been soliciting proposals from outside vendors to pull public data from social media companies, “to proactively identify and reactively monitor threats to the United States and its […]
Posted on 13th August 2019 in GDPR.
Gambling companies in the UK are facing widespread scrutiny as a BBC Panorama programme reveals the number of complaints in the industry has risen 5,000% since 2013.
Posted on 12th August 2019 in General business.
A cybersecurity firm has revealed that a vulnerability found on the WhatsApp could allow hackers to “put words in people’s mouths”. Check Point Research identified that threat actors could intercept and manipulate messages in both private and group conversations on the messaging app. This would enable attackers to spread misinformation. Three attack methodologies exploiting the vulnerability has been observed, […]
Posted on 9th August 2019 in GDPR.
Instagram allowed a trusted advertising partner to harvest huge swathes of user data to create detailed files on account holders’ physical locations and personal bios, news reports reveal. According to Business Insider, the information was put together by Hyp3r, in contradiction of Instagram rules and without the popular photo-imagery app’s knowledge. This week, Facebook-owned Instagram instructed […]
Posted on 8th August 2019 in GDPR.
Becoming a VAT registered business is an important step for any business. At a certain point, it’s compulsory for you to register but there are many advantages and disadvantages as to why you might want to register for VAT voluntarily. To help you figure out what’s best for your company’s needs, as well as your […]
Posted on 7th August 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Politicians in Westminster are under pressure to do more to for small businesses in Britain which are up against unprecedented levels of cyber-attack, new research shows. According to studies conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), one-in-five small businesses said they had been the target of a cyber-attack over the last 24 months. The […]
Posted on 7th August 2019 in GDPR.