Entries by Hayes Connor Solicitors

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Facebook data breach. Have you been affected?

Last week, a whistle-blower revealed how Facebook data was illegally harvested and used to influence the US Presidential election. The breach occurred after Cambridge Analytica targeted users with political messaging after obtaining data from the social media platform. Cambridge Analytica got this information from a researcher, who garnered details on the likes and habits of […]

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Cambridge Analytica and Facebook.

What could it mean for the UK? A whistle-blower has revealed how Facebook data was harvested to target American voters on behalf of Donald Trump’s election team. Speaking to journalists, Christopher Wylie, who worked for data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, said that in 2014, 50 million Facebook profiles were harvested by UK-based Aleksandre Kogan and […]

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Facebook data breach. What could it mean for the UK?

How the Facebook data scandal started Last week, a whistle-blower revealed how Facebook data was harvested to target American voters on behalf of Donald Trump’s election team. Speaking to journalists, Christopher Wylie, an ex-employee of data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, said that: 50 million Facebook profiles were harvested by UK-based Aleksandre Kogan and his company […]

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Hayes Connor Solicitors supports victims of Equifax data hack

Hayes Connor Solicitors supports victims of Equifax data hack As data breach and cybercrime experts, here at Hayes Connor Solicitors we’re planning to help victims of the latest Equifax data hack to claim compensation. Having witnessed an influx of queries from clients who have received letters from Equifax informing them that their data may be […]