Monday review - the hot 16 stories of the week

Filed Under: Apple, Cryptography, Data loss, Facebook, Featured, Google, Law & order, Malware, Mobile, Privacy, Ransomware, SophosLabs, Spam, Vulnerability

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

General interest

Branch office security in the spotlight

Keyjacking, Ubisoft data breach, Apple QuickTime holes - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

SSCC 112 - Keyjacking, Facebook and Opera breaches, Apple's WPA passwords [PODCAST]

Hacking and scams

Ubisoft customers told "change your passwords *now*"

Law and order

Google's $6m SMS spam suit nearing payout time

AT&T hacker and internet troll 'Weev' appeals 41-month prison sentence

US rule broadens to protect children's online privacy, leaves developers with questions

Romney blackmail scam - 'Dr Evil' extortion suspect charged

Retired, top-ranking US military officer is now Stuxnet leak suspect

FDA shutters 1,677 illegal online pharmacies

Malware and exploits

Cryptocat 'encrypted' group chats may have been crackable for 7 months

The four seasons of Glazunov: digging further into Sibhost and Flimkit

Social networks

Can Facebook updates predict suicide?

OS and software

Anatomy of a buffer overflow - learning from Apple's latest security update

Privacy and online safety

ACLU: Cops should have a tougher time sucking up 7 months of mobile phone data

US Army blocks access to The Guardian's coverage of NSA surveillance

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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.