Last month I entered a bank to enquire about a new savings account it was offering. A staff member at the bank arranged a meeting, took my mobile phone number and name. Within a day my phone was hot with cold callers.
A Microsoft professional in the enterprise security field has warned that the Tor browsing network that aims to provide users with a totally secure browsing experience is no longer impenetrable by the NSA or GCHQ.
A government report shows that Google's Street View cars were collecting emails and other data from WiFi users all over the world. Google leaders were informed about this, but the company insists it was 'inadvertent'.
The same day that a tech-geek friend noted that his Gmail adverts changed according to the content of his mail, Google admitted to collecting sensitive private data sent over WiFi networks on Friday, 14th May.