Monday review - the hot 23 stories of the week

Filed Under: Apple, Cryptography, Data loss, Denial of Service, Facebook, Featured, Google, Law & order, Malware, OS X, Security threats, Spam, Windows

It's weekly summary time.

Here's everything we've written in the last seven days.

Cryptography

VIDEO: How to solve the Skyfall #sophospuzzle

General interest

Prince William photos accidentally reveal RAF password

Hacking and scams

Nintendo fixes Wii U network after accidental hack

A new profile on Facebook? No, it's drug store spam

"Grab hold and give it a wiggle" - seasonal security advice

Hacked Go Daddy sites infecting users with ransomware

Law and order

New South Wales Police wrap up bomb-hoax case

Goatse hacker Auernheimer guilty of AT&T iPad data breach

How to report a computer crime: Phishing attack

Man charged with DDoS on UK police and university websites

Malware and exploits

Vodafone MMS email spam spreads malware

USA blamed for spyware on French president's network

EU domain abuse, courtesy of the Blackhole exploit kit

Beware Thanksgiving screensavers designed to infect your PC

Fake Apple invoices lead to Blackhole exploit kit

SophosLabs wins coveted Swiss prize

Mobile devices

Fake Apple apps appear on Android Google Play store

OS and software

Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X 10.5 dropped

Privacy and online safety

Facebook finally enables HTTPS by default, we celebrate

Experian defends database security practices

Judge okays $22.5M Google fine for violating Safari privacy

Judge orders women in sex case to hand over Facebook logins

Facebook Data Use Policy email sparks security fear

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Anna Brading has worked in tech for more than ten years and as a writer with Sophos for over five. She has a love of all things social media, reading and cats (but she's not weird, honest).