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NASA hack blunder, doxer jailed, PAYE cybercrime, $20k iPhone prize - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Why did Brazilian hackers target NASA? What happens to doxers? How much does it cost to get started in card skimming? And how much is a copy of your fingerprint worth?

Watch 60 Second Security and find out!

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

Monday review

Missed anything last week? Catch up with everything we talked about with our weekly roundup.

Apple's "Touch ID" fingerprint login - not everyone is cock-a-hoop about it

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A US lawyer has offered the opinion that Apple's new fingerprint authentication might end up eroding a long-cherished legal right.

If you're not willing to remember a passcode, you may have to give up "the Fifth" as a reason not to unlock your phone for a court...

Facebook realities, OS X patched, Yahoo! CEO security! shocker! - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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How realistic are you about your Facebook posts? Why should you encrypt your hard disks? Why doesn't the Yahoo! CEO use a passcode on her phone?

Watch this week's 60 Second Security and find out!

New Apple iPhone 5s to feature "Touch ID" fingerprint authentication

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Apple has unveiled its latest iPhones, and, yes, there's a fingerprint scanner in the pricier model.

John Hawes asks, "What could possibly go wrong?"

How much security would you expect in a $60 light globe?

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"Honey, why are the lights flashing 'URPWN3D' in Morse code?"

If you spent a cool $60 each on light globes (bulbs) from the Apple store...

...how much security would you expect?

Infecting iOS, OpenX backdoor, toilet hole, Android malware - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Are Apple's iPhones really impervious to malware? What do you do if your software is pre-infected with a backdoor? What strength of password is appropriate for a toilet? And what about firmware updates for the Android code verification holes? Find out more in 60 seconds!

Saga of a stolen iPhone, as told by a trail of automatically uploaded selfies

Saga of a stolen iPhone, as told by a trail of automatically uploaded selfies

A thief who stole a woman's iPhone forgot to turn off the auto-upload image feature. So the victim turned his adventures into a blog called 'life of a stranger who stole my phone'.

Apple to fix iPhones' vulnerability to boobytrapped chargers

iPhones and iPads will be vulnerable until they get the iOS 7 update, which is scheduled for release later this year. Until then, you might want to avoid plugging into sleazy charging stations, though truth be told, a successful attack sounds kind of James Bond-ishly esoteric.

LinkedIn unhacked, Microsoft bounties, Java in your browser - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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It's that time again - time for this week's 60 Second Security, our fun-but serious "security news with a conscience" video series.

Give it a spin...it'll only take a minute.

Apple ships jolly uninteresting iOS 6.1.4 update

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Apple just released iOS 6.1.4 for the iPhone 5.

Apparently, it improves speakerphone calls, but it doesn't fix the lock-screen bug in iOS 6.1.3...

Beware of encryption companies bearing gifts!

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An iPhone messaging app that claims to be "totally secure" is offering a £10,000 prize to anyone who can intercept a message from it.

Paul Ducklin wonders how you are supposed to win the prize if the app really is "totally secure"...

iOS 6.1.3 security flaw allows passcode lock bypass... again [VIDEO]

iOS 6.1.3 security flaw allows passcode lock bypass... again [VIDEO]

iOS 6.1.3 has only just been released by Apple, and already a security hole has been followed - allowing anyone to bypass the passcode lock on iPhones, and access private data on the device.

Anyone else getting a sense of Deja Vu?

iOS 6.1.3 released - Apple fixes iPhone/iPad passcode-bypass security loophole

iOS 6.1.3 released - Apple fixes iPhone/iPad passcode-bypass security loophole

Apple has just released iOS 6.1.3, an operating system update for iPhones and iPads that is said to fix a high profile flaw that could potentially allow someone to bypass your device's lock screen.

iPhone thief posts picture of himself seemingly smoking pot on victim's Facebook page

iPhone thief posts picture of himself smoking pot on victim's Facebook page

Do you recognise this man?

If so, the police would like to hear from you.

Second iPhone passcode hack vulnerability discovered

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You too can get into somebody's locked iPhone, particularly if you have a prehensile tail and don't mind (almost) placing a phony emergency call. Which you a) probably don't and b) hopefully do.

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.

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

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

Unlock an iPhone without the passcode - harmless trick or computer crime?

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A YouTube video showing you how to unlock an iPhone 5 without the passcode has racked up nearly 300,000 hits over the past two weeks.

Paul Ducklin looks into the good and the bad of the story...

Was Alicia Keys hacked, or is she cheating on BlackBerry with iPhone this Valentine’s Day?

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Newly appointed BlackBerry Global Creative Director and musician, Alicia Keys, claims her Twitter account was hacked after a tweet was sent from an iPhone. NOT a BlackBerry.