Monday review - the hot 19 stories of the week
Filed Under: Android, Data loss, Facebook, Fake anti-virus, Google, Law & order, Malware, Microsoft, Phishing, Privacy, Twitter, Vulnerability
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
• Lack of Chip and PIN technology leaves US shoppers and diners at risk from hackers
• (Podcast) SSCC 108 - WW2 crypto, Bitcoin mining, internet cameras, password breaches
• Syria disappears off the face of the internet
Hacking and scams
• An unholy alliance - Fake Anti-Virus, meet Bogus Support Call!
• Seriously, this is how the Syrian Electronic Army hacked The Onion
• Sex and the City author hacked, draft of new book is leaked online
Law and order
• "Casher crew" from global $45m cyberheist busted in New York - 1 dead, 7 face trial
• Subway multimillion-dollar hack ringleader pleads guilty
• Pentagon OKs Androids, BlackBerrys for soldiers
• Alleged "SpyEye" mastermind extradited to US
Malware and exploits
• A closer look at the malicious Redkit exploit kit
• Indian Navy gets ready to dismiss officers for posting ship movements on Facebook
• British cryptographic hacking from WW2 - how well would *you* have done?
OS and software
• May Patch Tuesday coming up - Microsoft still not sure if latest 0-day fix will make the cut
• Microsoft rushes out CVE-2013-1347 "Fix it" for the latest Internet Explorer zero-day
Privacy and online safety
• Snapchat images that have "disappeared forever" stay right on your phone...
• Nordstrom tracking customer movement via smartphones' WiFi sniffing
• Name.com suffers breach, credit card data accessed, encryption in place (phew!)
• Google's Schmidt: what we need is an internet "Delete" button
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