Neowin News Feed for: Ico Neowin News Feed for: Ico en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 McAfee and his advisor indicted over cryptocurrency fraud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The US Department of Justice has indicted John McAfee over cryptocurrency fraud. It said the businessman was involved in a pump-and-dump scheme on Twitter. He&#039;s currently detained in Spain. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 06 Mar 2021 04:54:01 +0000 Facebook pays £500,000 fine in the UK over Cambridge Analytica issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s ICO has announced that Facebook has agreed to pay £500,000 for violating the Data Privacy Act 1998 with regards to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has not accepted liability though. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:16:01 +0000 British Airways to be fined record-breaking £183m figure over data theft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British watchdog Information Commissioner&#039;s Office has issued UK&#039;s flag carrier with a penalty of £183m. The record fine has been charged over the breach of data suffered by British Airways last year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:56:01 +0000 UK: ICO fines EE £100,000 over unsolicited marketing messages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK mobile carrier, EE, has been fined £100,000 after it sent marketing messages to customers, twice, without their permission. This practice is against the ICO&#039;s rules so the firm was fined. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:00:01 +0000 UK watchdog sets out to ban nudge techniques to protect kids online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A UK watchdog has set out new rules that firms should follow when it comes to designing online services. The rules encourage services to put children&#039;s data privacy as a top priority. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:10:01 +0000 Investigation underway into malware attack on the Police Federation of England and Wales <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Several bodies, including the National Crime Agency, are investigating a malware incident affecting the Police Federation of England and Wales. The National Cyber Security Centre is also involved. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:46:01 +0000 Facebook appeals ICO fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has unsurprisingly chosen to contest the decision by the United Kingdom&#039;s ICO to slap the company with a £500,000 fine following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 21 Nov 2018 21:26:01 +0000 UK levies £500,000 fine against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data fiasco <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has received a £500,000 penalty from UK&#039;s Information Commissioner&#039;s Office for allowing third-party developers access to private user data, which led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ruel Revales) Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:46:01 +0000 Equifax fined £500,000 by ICO for 2017 security breach <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Information Commissioner&#039;s Office (ICO) has today issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine following its security breach of up to fifteen million British citizens&#039; personal information in 2017. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alex Alderson) Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:02:01 +0000 Learn Blockchain and ICO with the Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle for only $29 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Save hundreds of dollars off the cost of this Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle. Become an early adopter of Blockchain technology in this four course bundle &amp; reap the rewards of your own ICO! <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Wed, 16 May 2018 15:00:01 +0000 Cryptocurrencies have been banned in Pakistan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The State Bank of Pakistan has issued a circular on its website banning the usage of any virtual currency. Banks will not be able to allow customers any transaction in the form of cryptocurrencies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Sat, 07 Apr 2018 15:54:02 +0000 Twitter to start blocking cryptocurrency ads from its platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter will join Facebook and Google in clamping down on ads for cryptocurrencies and related products and services such as initial coin offerings, token sales, crypto wallets, and crypto-exchanges. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:32:02 +0000 Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies, ICOs and binary options <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been all the rage of late. With Bitcoin trading at more than $10,000 at the moment, plenty of people want in on the action, including those trying to scam you. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:06:01 +0000 Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO on its own blockchain platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Messaging service Telegram hopes to create a full-blown cryptocurrency economy inside its app that will run on its own blockchain platform utilizing its native cryptocurrency called &#039;Gram&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stergios Georgopoulos) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:12:01 +0000 Bitcoin is a fraud which will 'blow up' according to JPMorgan Chase CEO <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Comparing the bitcoin gold rush to the Dutch Tulip Mania that affected that industry in the 1600s, JPMorgan Chase CEO called the cryptocurrency a fraud that was going to &#039;get someone killed&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:42:01 +0000 China cracks down on illegal crypto exchanges, Bitcoin drops by $500 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The People&#039;s Republic of China is reportedly seeking to curb trading between digital currencies and the yuan. The move is aimed at &quot;unauthorized trading at virtual currency exchanges&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:38:01 +0000 China implements a ban on Initial Coin Offerings <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The People&#039;s Bank of China has outlawed Initial Coin Offerings as of Monday. The move is an attempt to cut down on fraud and pyramid schemes which it says ICOs actually facilitated. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:24:01 +0000 A medical trial involving the NHS and Google's DeepMind violated UK privacy law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A UK watchdog has ruled that a trust of the National Health Service violated privacy law when it provided the details of 1.6 million patients to Google&#039;s DeepMind in a medical trial last year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Esapa) Mon, 03 Jul 2017 19:52:02 +0000 UK ICO wants WhatsApp to give users more control over shared information <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s information commissioner has provided an update on the WhatsApp data sharing situation. The data transfer from WhatsApp to Facebook is currently on hold and the ICO wants more user control. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 08 Nov 2016 03:22:01 +0000 UK's information commissioner responds to WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into the new WhatsApp privacy policy and ToS changes. It&#039;ll find out whether the changes are compliant with the Data Protection Act. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:44:01 +0000