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Tumblr beefs up security with two-factor authentication

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Just like you need two keys to launch a nuclear missile (and we really, really hope that you weren't planning to do that anytime soon), you can now flip on the extra protection of needing-two-things to get at your Tumblr dashboard.

Facebook ban sought for 15-year-old who ambushed and beat autistic child

Facebook ban sought for 15-year-old who ambushed and beat autistic child

A 15-year-old Canadian girl from Nova Scotia has pleaded guilty to a vicious, planned attack on a female, autistic student, and an attorney is seeking to ban her from social media as part of her sentencing.

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!

SSCC 113 - Another Android hole, Tumblr forgets encryption, Nintendo under attack [PODCAST]

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News, opinion, advice and research: Chet and Duck bring you their unique and entertaining combination of all four in their regular quarter-hour podcast.

Why not give it a quick listen?

Tumblr security lapse - iPhone and iPad users update your passwords now!

Tumblr security lapse - iPhone and iPad users update your passwords now!

Tumblr has released a "very important" security update for their iPad and iPhone apps following what they describe as a "security lapse".

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

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Catch up with anything you might have missed last week – it’s weekly roundup time.

Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest users warned after Zendesk support site hack

Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest users warned after Zendesk support site hack

Hackers have broken into Zendesk's systems, and accessed the email addresses of Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest customers who had attempted to get support.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Here you go.

All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

How the Tumblr worm spread so quickly

How the Tumblr worm spread so fast

SophosLabs explains how today's Tumblr worm was able to spread so quickly.

Tumblr worm hitting websites, posting identical message from GNAA

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Tumblr is hit by a massive hack attack, as many webpages are defaced with a message from the GNAA.

Scammers reveal features of brand new iPhone 5.. or do they?

Scammers don't need to wait for the iPhone 5 to be released

A scam spreads on Tumblr, claiming that every user will be given a free iPhone 5.

Never mind the fact that the iPhone 5 has not been announced yet, let alone released.

Will Twitter donate $1 for every retweet about baby with cancer? No. It's a hoax

Will Twitter will donate $1 for every retweet about baby with cancer? No. It's a hoax

Tens of thousands of Twitter users have been tricked into retweeting a message claiming that Twitter will donate $1 per retweet to a baby needing treatment for cancer.

Of course, it's a hoax.

This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

This Girl must be out of her mind on live television - Facebook scam

Another "Jaa" scam spreads quickly between Facebook users, claiming to be a video of an Italian TV presenter.