General Data Protection Regulation one year on: what next?

A previous post discussed what has happened in the world of the GDPR during its first year. Although only a few rulings have been handed down, there are many legal complaints working their way through the system that could have important implications for the EU. And far beyond, too, as more countries consider bringing in … Continue reading “General Data Protection Regulation one year on: what next?”

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  • Dec 3, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, News, Online Activity, Tutorials,

How to Prevent Spyware

If you’re annoyed by Instagram stalkers, imagine when someone takes stalking to another level. They can see your usernames and passwords, what you chat with others, the emails you send, and every little step you take online. This can be done with spyware. A cunning little piece of code that hides in your computer and … Continue reading “How to Prevent Spyware”

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  • Dec 1, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

What is Spyware?

Spyware or spying software is something that keeps a track of your activities and informs someone about what you’ve been doing. While it may sound very James Bond like, it’s not all that glamorous. This spyware can be used to steal your bank or credit card information. And if you have a disgruntled ex, it … Continue reading “What is Spyware?”

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