Data Breach

UK Health Records since 2006 up-loaded to Google.

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This SHOULD make you angry. It does me. PA Consulting uploaded the “entire start-to-finish HES [hospital episode statistics] dataset across all three areas of collection – inpatient, outpatient and A&E.” to Google BigData. That’s 27 DVD’s of info that took them 2 weeks to upload So if you’ve visited hospital since 2006/7, the statistics have […]

Identity Theft

UK landlords warned over identity theft

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“…there are a lot of professional fraudsters out there that want to rent a property purely to secure an address from which they can carry out finance fraud.  Often, they may be pay a few months’ rent in advance, with no intention of paying all the rent due during their tenancy,” said Howard Lester, director […]