Tag : security

National Security or Secure Privacy?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Battles between Microsoft and the U.S. department of Justice are no stranger to headlines. And the latest spat between the two over accessing customer emails is also not a new debate. On the one side, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella claims that eroding customer trust due to confusing data privacy laws … Read More

Phishing scams target students

2 years ago / 0 comments

More observant students may be aware that screens around campus have been encouraging vigilance when online and answering the phone. The messages are in response to known new phishing schemes that target students, particularly those from abroad. The Gryphon contacted the university for more information. A University of Leeds spokesperson … Read More

Comment | Union must sever G4S ties

5 years ago / 0 comments

G4S is a company that feeds off the misery of the disempowered for the benefit of the strong. One of the biggest private security firms in the world, G4S has grown to be the premier thug-for-hire company both in the UK and internationally. The British based security company’s list of abuses … Read More

News | Peeping tom in ladies loos

5 years ago / 0 comments

A student has fallen victim to a peeping tom in University toilets who has not yet been caught. The student reported a man she spotted peering under female toilet cubicles in the Michael Sadler building. Staff immediately called Security who searched the area for the culprit. A University spokesperson said: … Read More

News | Fruity phone theft suspect goes to court

5 years ago / 0 comments

A man detained by Union security suspected of stealing 14 mobile phones has appeared in court this week charged with 12 counts of theft. The 22 year old male was arrested on Friday September 27 during Fruity, when Union security staff noticed he was “acting strangely.” LS reported on the … Read More

Comment | Is Snowden the World's Worst Traitor?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Snowden’s legacy will be left to history. But what does his embrace by the liberal left say about them? The case of Edward Snowden can be summarised in two words: indulgent irresponsibility. The words of Jack Straw hint at contempt for a man who has in the past 18 months … Read More

News | G4S van calls for help

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students in the Union were left hearing voices on Wednesday after an automated alarm on a G4S van starting going off. The company van was parked outside the entrance to the building while the G4S staff were inside carrying out training exercises. A large crowd of students gathered around the … Read More

An ‘armless burglary warning

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students in Hyde Park got a nasty surprise this week when they were greeted by a hand reaching through their letterbox. Fortunately for them, the frightening intrusion was only a ploy by West Yorkshire Police to encourage people not to leave their windows and doors unlocked. Katy Richardson, a second-year … Read More