Paul Bischoff is the editor of Comparitech and a consumer privacy expert. He's been writing about the tech industry since 2012 for publications like Tech in Asia, Mashable, and various startup blogs. He's also been cited as an expert by the New York Times, BBC, The Guardian, Engadget, Wired, Gizmodo, Forbes, and many more. At Comparitech, he covers topics like cybersecurity, digital privacy, VPNs, encryption, net neutrality, censorship, and identity theft. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.
Since 2016, ransomware attacks have become a huge cause for concern for hospitals all over the world. They cripple key systems and prevent hospitals from accessing crucial patient data until a fee is paid to the hacker (or the ransomware is removed by IT specialists). The result? Severe delays and costs to healthcare organizations, patients […]
Since 2014, at least 65 NHS trusts have been “successfully” attacked with ransomware. A total of 209 incidents were reported in documents obtained through our Freedom of Information (FOI) requests. With almost all of these occurring prior to 2018, has the NHS learned from the crippling WannaCry attack in 2017? We submitted Freedom of […]
Almost 54 percent of the world’s population (4.1 billion people) uses the internet. It’s our source of instant information, entertainment, news, and social interactions. But where in the world can citizens enjoy equal and open internet access – if anywhere? In this exploratory study, our researchers have conducted a country-by-country comparison to see which countries […]