The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has announced that it is to devote resources towards a new initiative designed to help combat the spread of disinformation online. The plans will see the creation of an early warning system for election seasons, when the spread of fake news may pose its biggest risks to democracy and wider […]
Posted on 9th September 2019 in GDPR.
Experts have discovered an online server containing 419 million phone numbers linked to Facebook account holders, with the data stretching over several databases worldwide. Over 133 million of the records belong to US-based Facebook members, while 18 million are from individuals living in the UK. A further 50 million records belong to account holders in […]
Posted on 6th September 2019 in GDPR.
The bill passed by the House of Commons yesterday (Wednesday) designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit has provided a “chink of light” to businesses across the UK, the head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said.
Posted on 5th September 2019 in General business.
Researchers at Check Point have discovered a vulnerability within Android-based smartphones, making them susceptible to advanced phishing attacks. It is estimated that the vulnerability exposes 2.5 billion monthly active users of Android phones worldwide, with devices from Sony, Samsung, Huawei and LG among those affected. In these advanced phishing attacks, “a remote agent” can trick users into […]
Posted on 5th September 2019 in GDPR.
You’ve grown your business to a strong footing in your home market, made a name for yourself and seen sales grow and grow. The next steps for most businesses is to look overseas, going cross-border and expand into international markets. Luckily, the digital world removes the physical barriers of doing business right across the globe. […]
Posted on 4th September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.
Fraudsters have used artificial intelligence-based software to deceive the CEO of a UK-based energy firm of £200,000. AI software and voice technology had been exploited by fraudsters to impersonate a UK business owner, resulting in the CEO of a UK-based energy firm transfering £201,000 ($243,000). According to insurance firm Euler Hermes, who disclosed the fraud, […]
Posted on 3rd September 2019 in GDPR.
Rules, regulations and red tape are often seen as the biggest barriers to business, whether starting or scaling. And it is no different when it comes to eCommerce. Retailers of all sizes must be aware of the laws that impact them for their own protection as well as their customers. Whether PCI DSS or GDPR, […]
Posted on 3rd September 2019 in Great British Entrepreneurs.