UK gets the Ashley Madison fear: Data privacy moans on the up

Consumers are increasingly finding themselves left exposed as a result of cyber attacks.
John Leyden
Consumer complaints about the way personal data is handled increased by 30 per cent from 2013 to 2014, according to figures from Pinsent Masons, acquired via several Freedom of Information requests to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
Complaints about the security of personal information rose from 886 in 2013 to 1,150 in 2014, while complaints about personal data increased 64 per cent over a five-year period, according to the law firm.
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