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Authority fined £70k after missing URL manipulation A London council has been fined £70,000 after design faults in its TicketViewer app allowed unauthorised access to 119 documents containing sensitive personal information.…
Contract ignores lack of strategy, growing criticism The UK Home Office has put out to tender a £4.6m ($5.9m) contract for facial recognition software – despite the fact its biometrics strategy and retention systems remain embroiled in controversy.…
At €600 (~£550) it's on the edge of valuemdash;but where's that beloved Nokia charm gone?
Local photographer took pics of 'ghost ship' deck, then flew off unchallenged An amateur photographer has reportedly landed his £475 drone aboard the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy – without permission and completely unchallenged.…
21,000 accounts handled by Indian outsourcing biz exposed The Information Commissionerrsquo;s Office has whacked TalkTalk with a £100,000 fine after the data of the records of 21,000 people were exposed to fraudsters in an Indian call centre.…
Makes you WannaCr... we mean WannaPatch The UK government has announced that businesses providing essential services like energy and transport could be fined as much as £17m of 4 per cent of global turnover for failing to have effective cyber security measures in place.…
The British government will publish a "statement of intent" to strengthen data protection laws, giving people the right to have their personal data deleted. Organizations that can't or won't delete data, or fail to report security breaches, can be fined up to £17 million or up to 4 percent of their global turnover.
Cash thought to have 'gone through a mixer' More than $140,000 (£105,000) in Bitcoin has been paid out by victims of the global WannaCrypt ransomware outbreak from May.…
PayPal joins returning investors Nauta Capital, Juno and Finance Wales in backing the commerce optimisation specialist31st July 2017, London – Today Cloud IQ, the commerce optimisation platform, announces that it has raised a £4m round, including an investment from PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL).

This investment will enable Cloud IQ to democratise digital marketing, enabling businesses of all sizes to deliver dynamic individual user experiences that are beneficial to both consumers and the merchant.Cloud IQ makes ecommerce... Source: RealWire
UKrsquo;s first flatmate matching site helps flatsharers find better matches based on compatibility and living habits.Seed round was oversubscribed with initial target of £250k being surpassed.Impressive panel of investors have backed Ideal Flatmate.Post-money valuation of £1,625,000.Monday 24th July: Ideal Flatmate, the UKrsquo;s first algorithm based flatmate matchmaker has closed its seed funding round, taking total investment into the platform up to £500k.The platform, designed in collaboration with Cambridge professors, is based on an algorithm similar... Source: RealWire
David takes on Goliath with UK's fastest growing independent connectivity provider, M24Seven, launching in the capitalLondon, 21st July 2017 – M24Seven, the UK's fastest-growing connectivity provider, run by former Sage MD Lee Perkins, is set to take on BT to level the playing field for digitally disadvantaged SMEs in the UK capital – with world-class connectivity.Nearly a third of London SMEs estimate they could have lost more than £10,000 per year due to connectivity issues,... Source: RealWire
Go compare the original opt-out request, firm told Price-comparison darling Moneysupermarket.com has been fined £80,000 for sending 7.1 million emails to customers who had opted out of receiving direct marketing emails.…