Tag Archives: Fears

Diesel scrappage scheme: BMW and Ford accused of cashing in on fears by offering £2k off a new car

Manufacturers including BMW and Ford are taking matters into their own hands with their own pollution-reducing trade-in schemes  CREDIT:  YUI MOK Car manufacturers are cashing in on a diesel price scare by launching scrappage schemes for drivers of polluting cars who agree to buy brand new “greener” versions. It comes after the Government threatened to develop a diesel scrappage scheme but failed ... Read More »

Debt fears over new car deals that only need a £300 deposit: Concerns controversial plans have helped fuel borrowing binge

Fears of a dangerous debt bubble are growing as motorists drive off in new cars after paying a deposit of just £319. Britons spent £3.6billion on car loan deals in March alone, up 13 per cent on a year earlier. But most new car ‘buyers’ actually use loan deals to rent the vehicles. A £12,000 Smart ForTwo car can be ... Read More »

EU launches public consultation into fears about future of internet

The European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said the consultation would ‘inspire fresh ideas’ to solve society’s problems. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images The EU is launching an unprecedented public consultation to find out what Europeans fear most about the future of the internet. A succession of surveys over the coming weeks will ask people for their views on everything from privacy ... Read More »

Russian hi-Tech undercover agent gadgets beneath attack Over privacy Fears

New Russian technology, along with telephone call interception and a facial recognition app, have stirred a fierce debate about privacy and records monitoring. Infowatch, a Moscow-based totally IT security corporation managed by businesswoman Natalya Kasperskaya, determined itself in hot water closing month after it found out it had invented a machine that corporations can use to intercept personnel’ cell telephone ... Read More »

US house Blocks Google-Hosted Apps, Yahoo Mail Over security Fears

america residence of Representatives’ records era crew has blocked lawmakers from gaining access to software program programs hosted on a Google cloud service to prevent feasible hacking campaigns, two congressional sources said on Wednesday. The flow came after Yahoo Mail turned into also blacklisted by way of house government due to fears of ransomware inwirelessltration. the 2 regulations, that have ... Read More »

Nissan Suspends Leaf’s Mobile App Over Hacking Fears

Nissan Motor said Friday it has suspended a mobile phone application for a pair of electric vehicles, including the world’s top seller, after finding it can be easily hacked. Concerns over hacking consumer products have skyrocketed in recent years, due to the profusion of smart technology that means many functions and appliances can be controlled remotely via the Internet. Nissan ... Read More »