Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Filed Under: Adobe, Android, Data loss, Facebook, Featured, Firefox, Google, Law & order, Malware, Privacy, Security threats, Spam, Vulnerability

Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

General interest

Flashing on the highway can reveal your ID - a cautionary tale

National security threat or not? Huawei offers Oz access to code

Duck talks security on Risky Business

Hacking and scams

Spammers exploit open redirects on US government websites

Thieves rig Barnes & Noble PIN pads to steal credit card data

IP theft attacks can hide on networks for years

Sony PS3 hacked "for good" - master keys revealed

Law and order

Facebook donates $250,000 to help fight cybercrime

Over half of Brits have fallen victim to cybercrime

FTC smacks down sloppiness by web analytics company Compete

Malware and exploits

Offensive Facebook email leads to Blackhole malware attack

Blackhole malware attack spread via 'Your photos' email

Mobile devices

Android developers - can we trust them to do web security properly?

OS and software

Six critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave patched

Privacy and online safety

How Hotmail lets down its users compared to Gmail and Yahoo

Firefox 17 protects privacy while enhancing the Facebook experience

Huawei UK makes a blunder with its online careers page

'Parasite' porn websites steal and spread images of young people

Should you lie on Facebook?

Security scare after boarding passes reveal how you will be screened

Days of the week image from Shutterstock.

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About the author

Anna Brading 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 stopping people doing silly things online.