Apr 292017

May Bulman reports: Public Health England (PHE) has warned that the sharing of personal information by NHS commissioners and healthcare providers risks undermining public confidence in the NHS and could have “unintended serious consequences” for patients. In a series of letters published by the Health Select Committee, PHE and the National [Read More…]

Apr 242017
 April 24, 2017  Non-U.S., Surveillance No Responses »

Joseph Cox reports: An officer with the UK’s Metropolitan Police Service purchased potent malware for mobile phones and computers that requires physical access to install, Motherboard has learned. Although it is not clear whether the officer bought the software for personal or official use, the news raises questions around why [Read More…]

Apr 062017
 April 6, 2017  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S. No Responses »

TheNewArab reports: One of Egypt’s best known pro-government television personalities received a six-month suspended prison sentence on Wednesday for airing private phone calls. Ahmed Moussa was found guilty of wiretapping and invading the caller’s privacy, and ordered to pay a fine of 40,000 Egyptian Pounds ($2,222). Mamdouh Hamza, whose leaked private [Read More…]