Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week
Filed Under: Apple Safari, Facebook, Google Chrome, Hacked, Law & order, Malware, Phishing, Privacy, Security threats, Spam, Twitter
In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.
• How do you know if an anti-virus test is any good?
• Vote for Naked Security in the European Security Blogger Awards!
• Sophos Techknow - Two-factor Authentication [PODCAST]
Hacking and scams
• Anatomy of a phish - how to spot a Man-in-the-Middle attack, and other security tips
• FAA and security researchers at odds over airplane hack security
• Syrian Electronic Army hacks NPR, vandalizes headlines
• Uncool hacker blamed for unrevealing swimsuit photos of singer Victoria Justice
Law and order
• Hosting company Hostgator hacked, suspect arrested after being "rooted with his own rootkit"
• Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking offences, attempt to steal money from bank accounts
• Hacker pleads guilty to attacks on UK Police, Oxbridge university websites
Malware and exploits
• Warning! Hackers are exploiting Texas explosion news to spread malware
• Sick malware authors exploit Boston Marathon bombing with Trojan attack
• Goodbye to spam, er, @spam, on Twitter
• Facebook launches privacy campaign to protect teens
• Seriously folks, you should know that Facebook warning about a virus *burning* your hard disk is bunk
OS and software
• Apple updates Safari, gives better control over Java applets
• Oracle and Apple ship critical Java updates - get yours today!
• Researcher rewarded over $30,000 for nailing three Chrome OS security flaws
Privacy and online safety
• 8 tips for a security incident handling plan
• You won't believe how crazy this password infomercial is (and neither did Ellen DeGeneres)
• Snapchat sexting spam - how to stop messages from Honey Crush 9 and her friends
• How to plan what will happen to your private Google data after you die
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