It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
The Indian Navy says that the officers posted details about warship locations, including that of the country's one and only aircraft carrier, in the latest case of eye-rollingly bad Facebook indiscretion.
A new proposal would require tech firms to design surveillance-enabling trapdoors from the ground up or modify existing services, facilities and equipment. The FBI says it's necessary to quickly catch terrorists and child abusers, but others say it's a recipe for opening servers up to hacking and illicit surveillance.
A 24-year-old UK man has admitted to posting threats on the Facebook tribute page of a teenager killed after being thrown from a truck.
He told police he didn't think anybody would take the threats seriously. He was very wrong.
Here's the latest episode in the popular "Chet Chat" series.
Join Chet and Duck as they discuss what we can learn from recent security news in this quarter-hour podcast.
Seriously folks, you should know that Facebook warning about a virus *burning* your hard disk is bunk
Facebook users have been sharing a warning about a virus that "burns the entire hard disk".
It's nonsense, of course. When will people learn?
Facebook has introduced a new way to utilize its services on Android mobile phones. Facebook Home streamlines keeping in touch with friends, their photos, Likes and shares. The issue is how it impacts your privacy, even if you choose not to use it yourself.
Facebook plans to charge UK users as much as £10.68 to send messages to top-tier celebrities (think Olympic gold medallist diver Tom Daley or former children’s laureate Michael Rosen) in an effort to stamp out spam. And, well, you know, to make money.
Bill Gates may be a billionaire, but if he's going to splash his cash around he's got better things to do with it than give it to people who simply share a photo of him on Facebook.
Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it's your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your private details on?