Monday review - the hot 17 stories of the week

Filed Under: Cryptography, Data loss, Facebook, Google, iOS, Law & order, Microsoft, Phishing, Privacy, Spam, Twitter, Vulnerability, Weekly Summary

Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

General interest

Facebook privacy, Google security bug, Law Enforcement victories - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Sophos honoured with Partnership Award by Queensland Police

Nokia is dead. Long live Nokia!

US Army ignores shared PC login flaw, asks soldiers to keep quiet

Hacking and scams

Anatomy of a phish - a "generic mass targeted attack" against WordPress admins

Law and order

15 years jail time for Romanian card heist ringleader, 5 for light-fingered company president

Lawyers report steep rise in employee data theft cases

Cyberextortion by US gov, or simple P2P security lapse by medical firm?

Social networks

Has Facebook violated its 2011 Federal Trade Commission settlement?

Does posting photos of your child on Facebook make you a bad parent? [POLL]

Another 5 tips to help keep you safe on Facebook

Twitter makes good on promise to make abuse reports easier and more obvious

Facebook vulnerability that allowed any photo to be deleted earns $12,500 bounty

Cryptography

Faces, gestures, heartbeats - how will the passwords of the future work?

OS and software

Get ready: Microsoft Patch Tuesday looms large with 14 patches and 8 remote code execution holes

Google coding glitch locks Apple iOS users out of on-line accounts

Privacy and online safety

Database of illegal downloaders - are British ISPs to become the "music NSA"?

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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.