FTC slapdown, no iPhone for Mr President, and Dutch banks get tough - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Filed Under: Android, Featured, iOS, Linux, Mobile, Privacy, Video, Vulnerability, Web Browsers

60 Second Security:

• How could the brightest flashlight leave you in the dark?

• Do you need to close Joel's Backdoor?

• Why can't the President choose his own phone?

• Should you update your anti-virus before you bank online?

Find out by watching 60 Second Security for 07 December 2013.

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Previous three episodes:

"0-day"
30 Nov 2013
"Sneaky TV"
23 Nov 2013
"Enigma"
16 Nov 2013

In this episode:

  • FTC acts against "Brightest Flashlight" app for deceptively tracking your location
  • D-Link patches "Joel's Backdoor" security hole in its SoHo routers
  • iPhones are off limits to President Obama for "security reasons"
  • Dutch banks set common rules for online banking. But have they gone far enough?

(If you enjoyed this video, you'll find plenty more on the SophosLabs YouTube channel.)

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Paul Ducklin is a passionate security proselytiser. (That's like an evangelist, but more so!) He lives and breathes computer security, and would be happy for you to do so, too. Paul won the inaugural AusCERT Director's Award for Individual Excellence in Computer Security in 2009. Follow him on Twitter: @duckblog