Nearly all governmental websites serve cookies or third-party trackers

In some countries up to 90% of governmental websites add third-party tracker cookies without users’ consent. This occurs even in countries with strict user privacy laws, according to researchers Matthias Götze (TU Berlin), Srdjan Matic (IMDEA Software), Costas Iordanou (Cyprus University of Technology), Georgios Smaragdakis (TU Delft) and Nikolaos Laoutaris (IMDEA Networks). Previous studies have […]

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Is the UK government prepared for its greatest threat?

Jen Easterly, the director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has warned the UK government that they could be the victim of a 9/11-style cyber-attack unless they face up to the “magnitude of the threat” posed by ransomware. In agreement with this, Steve Barclay, the UK government Minister responsible for cybersecurity, claims […]

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