contact tracing

England, Wales Contact Tracing App To Launch On 24 September

The Government has confirmed it will release its delayed contact tracing app for England and Wales on Thursday 24 September

1 week ago

Coronavirus: Scotland Launches Covid-19 Contact Tracing App

Scottish government makes its Coronavirus contact tracing app (Protect Scotland) live as it tries to slow Covid-19 infections

1 week ago

Apple, Google Offer Covid-19 Contact Tracing

No need for official government app! Apple and Google to roll-out built-in Covid-19 exposure notifications to smartphones

2 weeks ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

2 months ago

Researchers Find Weaknesses In Apple-Google Trace Tech

Apple and Google's coronavirus contact-tracing framework fails to accurately log exposures on a commuter bus, Dublin academic study finds

3 months ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

3 months ago

Norway Shuts Down Contact Tracing App After Data Warning

Norway's health authority says it will pause data collection and delete all collected data after country's data regulator says the…

3 months ago

Singapore Says Contact Tracing Token ‘Not An Electronic Tag’

Singapore to distribute contact tracing device to all residents beginning later this month following low takeup of TraceTogether smartphone app

3 months ago

NHS Contact Tracing App Ready By End Of June

Bit on the late side? With new Coronavirus infections falling, the NHS contact-tracing app should be in place at the…

4 months ago

Italy Releases Controversial Covid-19 Contact-Tracing App

Italy's Immuni app makes use of Apple and Google's decentralised exposure notification API, but concerns remain over privacy and security…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: France Approves Contact Tracing App

French minister defends centralised approach of its Covid-19 contact-tracing app, citing the French and UK's nuclear deterrent

4 months ago

Latvia Set To Release Covid-19 App Based On Tech Companies’ Framework

Latvia is aiming to be one of the first countries to release a Covid-19 contact-tracing app based on Apple and…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Apple, Google Release Contact Tracing API

Both firms say 22 countries and a number of US states have requested to use the contact-tracing API for their…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: NHS Contact Tracing App Has Flaws, Aussie Researchers Warn

Security flaws in the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app could pose risk to user privacy, as the NCSC promises to fix…

4 months ago

Coronavirus Tracing Apps Must Not Be Used For Surveillance, Says EU

EU officials warn member states that Covid-19 tracing apps must not be used for 'mass surveillance' and need to be…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: NHS Publishes Source Code Of Contact-Tracing App

Nothing to hide. The NHS has released the source code of its contact-tracing app, as its trial in the Isle…

4 months ago

NHS To Test Coronavirus Contact-Tracing App On Isle Of Wight

Contact-tracing tech to be trialled on Isle of Wight from this week, amidst criticism that NHS' 'centralised' approach risks privacy…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: British Covid-19 Tracing App Ready In 3 Weeks

The NHS confirms its coronavirus tracing app will be ready in two to three weeks, but concerns remain over its…

5 months ago

NHS Will Not Use Contact Tracing Tech From Apple And Google

NHSX confirms it plans to carry out coronavirus contact tracing matches on a centralised server, putting it at odds with…

5 months ago

Apple, Google Bring Forward Virus Tracing Tech Amidst Privacy Row

Apple and Google speed up development of contact tracing API, as France and Germany accuse Apple and Google of holding…

5 months ago

Coronavirus: France Asks For Easing Of Privacy For Covid-19 Tracing API

France asks Google and Apple for their ‘private’ Coronavirus tracing API to be a little less private, with the easing…

5 months ago

European Coronavirus Tracing App Scheme Gets Governments’ Backing

Contact tracing apps are set to arrive in Europe and elsewhere in the coming weeks, with authorities hoping they could…

5 months ago

Apple, Google Work Together On ‘Private’ Coronavirus Tracing Tech

Tech giants propose anonymous Bluetooth tech to alert users when they have come into contact with someone who has tested…

5 months ago