Category Archives: Email

Should Ticked Consent Be Valid?

How many times have you gone online to buy or book something and found that the website owner is asking your consent to send you other marketing or share your information with other third party suppliers? I would hope it … Continue reading

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Yahoo!! What A Breach That Was….

Well, it seems that a few days ago that Yahoo! security was breached and the details of 450k passwords and user accounts were copied and published online by a group calling itself D33D. Yahoo! were quick to investigate this alleged … Continue reading

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How Secure Is It When Buying Online?

Given the number of transactions per day online this is a very good question recently asked by one of my readers. It is also quite timely as my debit card was cloned a couple of weeks ago from an online purchase … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Following gmail with plans to scan your emails……

Which? have reported that users of Yahoo! email services are about to get a nasty shock with a new set of Additional Terms of Service that will allow them to scan all emails sent from or to a Yahoo! email address. … Continue reading

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