A new way of managing personal information set to maximise people's chances of privacy is being developed by computer scientists, led by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
The personal information of millions of smartphone users is at risk due to in-app advertising that can leak potentially sensitive user information between ad networks and mobile app developers, according to a new study by ...
To better protect the Institute's data – including employee data – from future cyber risks, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will begin deploying two-factor authentication to early adopters across campus in ...
A US judge has cleared a class-action suit against Facebook from investors claiming the social network failed to fully disclose its risks at the time of its 2012 share offering.
Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company's Chrome operating system.
Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.
A new study by Sauder School of Business Professor Izak Benbasat and his collaborators shows that envy is a key motivator behind Facebook posts and that contributes to a decrease in mental well-being among users.
If you've used the fitness-tracking app Map MyRun, there's a chance that your password has been leaked.
Sharing to be sociable or posting to be popular? Whatever your stance on social media it seems from recent research in the Netherlands that a student's decision to share information on Facebook is predicated primarily on ...
IOP Publishing and Research Information Network (RIN) release new report on information practices in the physical sciences.