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Video Call Anxiety: A Source of Stress, Annoyance and Embarrassment?
Key Takeaways Remote workers reported higher anxiety for virtual meetings compared to their on-site counterparts (38% to 21%) Climbing the work hierarchy leads to more...
Zoom to Pay $86m Settlement for US Class Action Privacy Lawsuit
Video-conferencing giant, Zoom has agreed to settle a US class-action privacy lawsuit for $86m, according to BBC News. The lawsuit, filed in March 2021 in the US District Court in...
Top Catholic Priest Resignation Shines Spotlight on Data Tracking
A top-ranking Catholic priest resigned earlier this week amid claims he frequented gay bars and used the gay dating app Grindr. The Pillar, a leading Catholic newsletter, released...
Gun Dealer Data Breach Exposes Up to 112,000 Unique Customer Records
Unknown perpetrators managed to gain access to the data trove of one of UK’s leading firearms dealers, Guntrader. As a result, up to 112,000 unique customer records ended up on...
Data Breach Affects Employees and Contractors of Fashion Brand Guess
Guess fell victim to a data breach that affected 1,300 of their employees and contractors. Yesterday, the fashion brand and retailer confirmed that hackers compromised sensitive...
International Coalition Calls for End of ‘Commercial Surveillance’
An international coalition for consumer protection is calling for the end of 'online commercial surveillance'. The group of dozens of European and American organizations assert...
Stop Reposting Just for Fun Facebook Scam!
“Just for Fun” and “Getting to know you better” quizzes... People on Facebook most certainly have seen them pop up in their Facebook feed. These seemingly innocent games...
Sudan and Syria Disconnect Internet Countrywide for High School Exams
In some countries, internet outages are, unfortunately, part of life. However, it’s a whole different ballgame entirely when governments pull the internet kill switch. This is...
Scammers Collectively Steal $34 Million from Most Vulnerable Population Groups
Figures from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest Targeting Scams report released in June, show that scammers collectively stole close to AU$34 million...