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    1. February 3, 2016

      Cyber criminals focus on the super-wealthy

      Cyber criminals are trawling through wealth managers’ websites as well as social media networks to target the...

    2. February 2, 2016

      EU and US reach deal on data sharing

      The US and EU have agreed a new arrangement for transferring data across the Atlantic — to the relief of technology...

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    1. January 29, 2016

      EU and US tack towards web data ‘safe harbour’

      Brussels and Washington are scrambling to finalise a last-minute deal over transatlantic data transfers before a grace...

    2. January 20, 2016

      EU removes carrot but keeps stick in data laws

      Not many pieces of EU legislation are accompanied by their own movie. Yet cameras followed Jan Philipp Albrecht, a...

    3. January 20, 2016

      Silicon Valley and Washington in uneasy truce after Snowden

      Edward Snowden changed the international politics of cyberspace forever. In 2013, the former contractor for the...

    4. January 19, 2016

      China: When big data meets big brother

      When browsing the internet in China, be sure to avoid logging on between 2am and 4am, steer clear of websites offering...

    5. January 13, 2016

      Bosses reading your emails are not breaching your privacy

      Workers of Europe beware: your employer may have the right to read those personal emails and instant messages you send...

    6. January 8, 2016

      UK police pay millions of pounds for telecoms surveillance

      The UK’s police forces pay telecoms groups millions of pounds each year for information such as call records and the...

    7. January 7, 2016

      Big tech groups warn UK against spy bill

      Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have urged the UK government to reconsider swaths of its proposed surveillance law,...

    8. December 23, 2015

      Beware the electronic gossips eavesdropping in our homes

      Imagine being talked about behind your back. Now picture that conversation taking place covertly in your own sitting...

    9. December 21, 2015

      Apple says surveillance push risks paralysing global tech sector

      Apple has launched a counteroffensive against the UK’s proposed new surveillance law saying the measures risk...

    10. December 21, 2015

      Apple believes bill creates ‘key under doormat for bad guys’

      Shortly after Theresa May introduced the draft Investigatory Powers bill in November to update the UK’s surveillance...

    11. December 21, 2015

      Cyber security: Attack of the health hackers

      Last January an administrator at health insurer Anthem noticed an unusually complex query running on the computer...

    12. December 17, 2015

      The hype over metadata is a dangerous myth

      Communications data — and the government’s powers to collect them — are at the heart of the draft Investigatory Powers...

    13. December 16, 2015

      Companies attack imbalance in EU data protection rules

      Business groups have lined up to attack the European Union’s strict new data protection rules, and the threat of...

    14. December 15, 2015

      EU agrees strict new regime on data protection

      The European Union agreed strict new rules on data protection on Tuesday, heralding a new era of major fines for...

    15. December 14, 2015

      Europe’s tech-mad teens face tighter parental controls

      European teenagers face having to secure parental permission to join the likes of Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat...

    16. December 9, 2015

      Encryption harms terror probes, says FBI

      The director of the FBI ramped up the pressure on the technology sector over the issue of encryption on Wednesday,...

    17. December 7, 2015

      Deutsche Telekom to offer ‘secure’ cloud storage out of US reach

      Deutsche Telekom is taking on Amazon, Google and the other US leaders in cloud computing, armed with a unique advantage...

    18. December 4, 2015

      European watchdogs to scrutinise robo-advice industry

      Financial regulatory authorities for the EU will scrutinise the growing industry of so-called robo-advice, where...

    19. December 4, 2015

      JD Wetherspoon hit by cyber attack

      Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has become the latest British company to suffer a cyber attack after 656,723 customer email...

    20. November 22, 2015

      Watchdog targets trade in personal data

      The UK privacy watchdog is targeting more than 1,000 companies in the lucrative business of selling personal data as it...

    21. November 13, 2015

      Nutmeg customers caught in data breach

      Dozens of customers of online investment start-up Nutmeg have been told that personal data, including their names,...

    22. November 12, 2015

      Microsoft’s Satya Nadella rethinks the cloud

      Satya Nadella believes he has devised a formula that will hand US internet and cloud computing companies a new lease of...

    23. November 11, 2015

      Microsoft’s move raises risks of a fractured web

      When the European Court of Justice scrapped a longstanding transatlantic data transfer agreement last month, many in...

    24. November 11, 2015

      US cloud blows over Atlantic to find protection

      US tech companies have made a lot of their affinity with Germany and all things German in the aftermath of the...

    25. November 11, 2015

      Microsoft unveils German data plan to tackle US internet spying

      Microsoft threw down a challenge to the US tech industry on Wednesday as it came up with a radical new regime to try to...

    26. November 11, 2015

      Medical researchers herald an app-driven revolution

      Stanley Shaw, a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, recalls the difficulty most scientists once...

    27. November 10, 2015

      Twitter told to store Russian data in Russia

      The Russian government has demanded that Twitter store the data of its Russian users on servers hosted in the country,...

    28. November 6, 2015

      UK government’s missed chance to fix broken surveillance system

      The UK security services have at last begun to put some effort into their PR. With the publication of the draft...

    29. November 5, 2015

      The start-ups turning healthcare on its head

      American investors love drama. So it is no surprise that Theranos is causing a stir. Just two months ago this blood...

    30. November 5, 2015

      Transatlantic safe harbour deal still months away, EU warns

      Negotiations over a revised “safe harbour” agreement to ease transatlantic data transfers are likely to drag on for...

    31. November 4, 2015

      One power too many for Britain’s security state

      David Cameron says the Investigatory Powers Bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation that the...

    32. November 4, 2015

      Do not let the spies weaken encryption

      Just as Sherlock Holmes observed in The Adventure of Silver Blaze, the most significant thing can be an absence — in...

    33. November 4, 2015

      Theresa May unveils overhaul of surveillance measures

      Theresa May on Wednesday proposed a new regime for Britain’s police and spies that requires UK tech companies to keep...

    34. November 2, 2015

      Nobody is listening to the UK’s anti-surveillance campaigners

      The latest and worst-written Bond film fires dud lines at you for 148 minutes you will never get back, but one really...

    35. November 1, 2015

      How to lead a business when technology turns it upside down

      Retail is detail. That is why many who have reached the top of the business got their start at the bottom. In the...

    36. October 27, 2015

      $30 to buy a hacked ID on dark web

      Personal details of more than 600,000 customers were stolen from companies in the UK in 2014, laying bare the extent of...

    37. October 27, 2015

      Consumer groups attack TalkTalk over curtailed compensation

      TalkTalk has come under fire from consumer groups for the hard line it has taken over compensation demands from...

    38. October 26, 2015

      Watchdog seeks more powers over nuisance calls and data safety

      The UK’s privacy watchdog has called for more powers to address a rise in nuisance telephone calls and worries about...

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