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Starbucks admits "your security is incredibly important", updates password-spilling app

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Starbucks got into and out of privacy trouble in over the past week.

The brouhaha started when a US security researcher publicly reported a rather serious data leakage problem in the Starbucks iOS mobile app...

Monday review - the hot 18 stories of the week

Monday review

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

Android holed again, JAY Z and "Magna Carta", Tumblr and HTTPS - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Another Android code verification flaw revealed, and JAY Z takes the concept of "Magna Carta" to a whole new level.

Take a minute to look at this week's 60 Second Security video to learn more!

Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' mobile app is too snoopy, privacy advocates complain

Jay-Z's Magna Carta mobile app is too snoopy, privacy advocates complain

EPIC's filed a complaint with the FTC over the app, a permissions-hungry little beast that wants to know who we're talking to and forces us to hype Jay-Z's latest album on Twitter or Facebook if we want to get song lyrics.

Talking Angela iPhone app scare spreads on Facebook

Talking Angela iPhone app scare spreads on Facebook

A warning spreads on Facebook about "Talking Angela", an app that gives your children some animated cat chat.

Malheureusement, it's all too simple for people to share warnings - rather than check if the facts are true.

New Facebook app Facedeals scans your face to offer you deals

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Everyone loves a discount, especially if you get the money-off code sent straight to your phone without having to do anything.

Well, that is, apart from allowing your face to be scanned.

Free Sophos Anti-Virus app for your Android

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To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it's free!

Fake Camera+ app hits the iPhone App Store

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Be careful what applications you install on your computing devices - even if they come from Apple's iPhone/iPad App Store.