The personal details of around 150 million users of popular nutrition app MyFitnessPal, owned by sportswear brand Under Armour, have been accessed in a breach.
Facebook has unveiled new tools to make it easier for users to see and access the data the social network holds on them, as the social media giant aims to regain trust after a backlash from users over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Vivaldi has become the first browser to enable DuckDuckGo as the default search engine in its Private Windows.
As Facebook enters the spotlight for its accountability in the Cambridge Analytica data breach affecting 50 million Facebook users, is the UK ready to “Unfriend” Facebook once and for all?
An Uber-operated autonomous car struck a pedestrian and killed them in what is thought to be the first death of its kind.
Mastercard and IBM teaming up to create a new ‘data trust’ within the EU, called Truata.
Facebook has been accused of failing to properly inform users that their profile information may have been obtained and kept by Cambridge Analytica, a data firm widely-credited with helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US presidential election.
Facebook has been stopped from making use of UK citizens’ WhatsApp data for purposes beyond the chat app itself.
Google has released its annual report detailing the type and number of ‘bad ads’ they remove from their platform.
IAB UK has launched a refreshed brand identity as well as a new website featuring a range of functions designed to improve access to key information, making it easier for users to find what they want, more quickly.
Just under a third of UK adults (30%) would be happy to sign over access to their financial data to trusted tech companies such as Apple, Google or third-party apps using such platforms, a study has revealed.
Fraudsters on the dark web could buy your entire personal identity for just £820, according to new research.
IAB Europe has released the draft technical specifications for its GDPR Transparency & Consent Framework (“Framework”) for public comment.
Bosses behind ‘smart’ devices such as televisions, toys and speakers found in millions of homes will be expected to build-in tough new security measures that last the lifetime of the product, as part of plans to keep the nation safe from the increasing cyber threat.
YouTube has achieved certification for brand safety by JICWEBS – the independent UK body that sets best practice and standards for trusted online ad trading.
In the run-up to GDPR, new research from the DMA and Acxiom shows that people are increasing happy about the data they share, but transparency is the key to taking this to the next level
Today marks 100 days until the introduction of the EU’s GDPR, which will radically change the way organisations have to look after our personal data. Failure to comply could lead to huge fines. New research from the DMA and Acxiom shows that people are increasing happy about the data they share, but transparency is the key to taking this to the next level.
Unilever has warned that it could pull its advertising from digital platforms that have become a “swamp” of fake news, racism, sexism and extremism.
With GDPR fast approaching, a new survey from the IDM highlights that a surprising 59% of marketers have yet to receive any GDPR-related training and half of organisations still have yet to appoint a Data Protection Officer.