45% of office workers would sell their firm’s corporate information, research reveals

New research from Deep Secure explores the immense risk of the insider threat and the cost of employee loyalty. It was identified that almost half of office workers would willingly sell corporate information to people outside their organisation, with 25% of employees admitting to giving away corporate information to a third party for as little […]

US license plate scanning company hacked

Known as “Boris Bullet-Dodger”, the hacker broke into the company’s database and posted its data on the dark web. According to The Register, the hacker breached the company, Perceptics, and leaked almost 65,000 file names and accompanying directories. The files included location data, zip codes, dates, timestamps, image files and other sensitive data amounting to […]

Snapchat: spying allegations are “wholly inaccurate”

Multiple employees have said to be allegedly abusing their access to private user data, Motherboard reveals. According to two former employees,  Snapchat have dedicated tools that can access consumer data, and it is these tools that are being abused be employees. Employees could view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers, and email addresses. SnapLion […]

London Underground will start tracking passengers through Wi-Fi

Following a trial in 2016, Transport for London (TfL) will roll out Wi-Fi tracking on the London Underground. In a press release TfL announced that “secure, privacy-protected data collection will begin on 8 July 2019” with improved customer services such as alerts about delays and congestion within stations. TfL also stated that individual customer data […]