Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Filed Under: Apple, Data loss, Featured, Firefox, Google Chrome, Java, Law & order, Malware, Privacy

In case you missed any of these stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days:

Polls

Which web browser do you recommend? [POLL]

Do you have a special email address for websites that might send you spam? [POLL]

Apache Foundation creates firestorm over user privacy choices [POLL]

Malware and vulnerabilities

Free-press organisations targeted in malware attack

Google releases Chrome 21, shells out $3,500 for security holes

Attacks on Java security hole hidden in bogus Microsoft Services Agreement email

Cloud storage firm flags malware as "Copyrighted Material," boots security researcher

Microsoft RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol or Routine Darkside Probe?

Fingerprint scanner maker cries foul over Russian firm's security warning

Warbiking in London - insecure WiFi hotspots exposed [VIDEO]

Privacy

Honeypot reveals mass surveillance of BitTorrent downloaders

RoMOS - Russia rolls its own secure tablet because it doesn't trust Google Android

Is Opera *really* the safest browser?

Data loss

Romney tax returns allegedly hacked, supposedly held for $1 million ransom

Bitcoin exchange floored in virtual bank robbery - $250,000 stolen in security lapse

12 million iPhone and iPad device IDs hacked from the FBI, Anonymous claims

FBI hits back at Anonymous - your claims are TOTALLY FALSE

Spam

Watch this - the funniest spam video you'll ever see [VIDEO]

Law and order

Child abuse photo collector forgets to encrypt his USB stick - Bad security is a good thing

Podcast

SSCC 97 - Black Hat and DEF CON review, broken crypto, Frak, smart meters and hacking transit

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About the author

Anna Brading is Naked Security's editor. She has worked in tech for more than ten years and as a writer with Sophos for over five. She's interested in social media, privacy and keeping people safe online.