Privacy


Landmark ruling extends GCHQ covert surveillance powers to MPs

By Adrian Jones Green Party politicians, Caroline Lucas and Baroness Jenny Jones argued that a long-standing doctrine protecting MPs’ communications was in constant breach by the UK’s highly controversial intelligence program. But in a landmark decision the Investigatory Powers Tribunal said the Wilson Doctrine was no bar to the incidental collection…


Millions of fingerprints stolen from US Government

By Richard Young The US Government Office of Personnel Management boss, Katherine Archuleta, has resigned after a serious security breach the White House has confirmed. In their statement the White House said more than 5.6 million fingerprint records were stolen from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), this follows initial…




Is Samsung the worst technology company currently?

By Francis Worden Note 4 review and look back at Samsung’s poor privacy record Some of you may remember the article in our sister magazine back in March 2015 concerning deeply worrying security issues in a wide range of Samsung product:     Here at The International this was deeply…