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The ICO fines Uber £385,000 for failure to protect personal data

Approximately 2.7 million Uber user accounts in the UK were accessed in a cyber attack in 2016, which Uber did not initially report. Which? explains your rights when there's a data breach and what to do to safeguard yourself from scammers.

Credit scoring: are you in the dark?

Credit reference agencies collect data on and rate every adult in the UK. Reena Sewraz investigates a system we can’t opt out of but has the power to make or break lives.

Inside the bitcoin bubble: Which? investigates the crazy world of cryptocurrency

Launched as a joke to highlight how recklessly investors will throw money at dubious cryptocurrencies, Useless Ethereum described itself as ‘The world’s first 100% honest Ethereum Initial Coin Offering’. The...

Handyman-for-hire app TaskRabbit hit by ‘cybersecurity incident’

Handyman and cleaner-hiring app TaskRabbit has been hit by a 'cybersecurity incident' with users urged to change their passwords over data breach fears. Find out what your rights are and what to do if you're affected by a data breach.

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PPI firm fined for making 75 million nuisance calls in just four months

A company that broke the law by making 75 million PPI calls without the recipients’ consent has been fined £350,000 by data watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The calls...

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Cash Converters ‘receives ransom demand’ over UK data breach

Pawnbroker and high street lender Cash Converters has been hit by a data breach, with UK customer information including personal details, partial credit card numbers and passwords feared stolen. The...

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