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Facebook transparency, Apple bugs, SEA DDoSes itself - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Which country came top of Facebook's new "Government Requests" report aimed at outing the countries that fish for Facebook user data the most? (I bet you're thinking it's the USA - but it isn't.)

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

Syrian Electronic Army brings down Twitter and The New York Times through domain name provider hack

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The Syrian Electronic Army attacked an internet domain name provider today taking down for a short time the websites of The New York Times and Twitter for some users,

What's Wikileaks hiding in its 400GB of 'insurance' files?

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Last week Wikileaks released an enormous collection of mysterious 'insurance' data on to the web. The data was released in 3 sizeable torrent files alongside a message asking the people of earth to mirror the data far and wide. But what's in the files?

LivesOn says death is no excuse to stop tweeting

LivesOn says death is no excuse to stop tweeting

The service has algorithms that will splice and dice the tweets from your live self, learn as it goes along how to sound something like pre-mortem you, and then take over, one assumes, when the zombie apocalypse renders your fingers a bit spongy.

Wait, what? Twitter is a terrorist?

Twitter screws up, sends deluge of password-reset messages

Foreign Policy magazine ran an article this week that positions Twitter as a recruiter for Al-Qaeda. But isn't the magazine just shooting the messenger?

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Did you miss anything in the past week?

Here's a recap of the hot 21 stories of the past seven days, so you can catch up quickly!

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.

Twitter hands over data to unmask racist users

Twitter hands over data to unmask racist users

The data will help to identify those who posted racist tweets on Twitter's French service in October 2012. The court didn't buy Twitter's argument that it was a US company and therefore subject to US rules about free speech.

Monday review - the hot 15 stories of the week

Monday review

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

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

It's VKontakte, *not* Vikontakte. Twitter phishing, Soviet-style

It's VKontakte, *not* Vikontakte. Twitter phishing, Soviet-style

With a cybercrime plan as poorly thought out as this, maybe it's no wonder the Soviet Union didn't survive.

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

Monday review

In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

FT hacked. Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Financial Times blogs and Twitter accounts

FT hacked. Syrian Electronic Army hijacks Financial Times blogs and Twitter accounts

The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again - this time adding the scalp of the prestigious Financial Times to its collection of hijacked accounts belonging to well-known media organisations.

"Colin was here" - Sky News Twitter not hacked as a "disaster recovery" test message is accidentally posted

"Colin was here" posted on the Sky News twitter account. But were they hacked?

The Sky Newsbreak Twitter account appears to have been hacked, or at least hijacked, earlier today. But who *is* Colin?

Sex and the City author hacked, draft of new book is leaked online

Sex and the City author hacked, draft of new book is leaked online

Candace Bushnell has her Twitter hacked, and her email, and a draft version of her upcoming book leaked onto the net.

SSCC 108 - WW2 crypto, Bitcoin mining, internet cameras, password breaches [PODCAST]

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Chester calls home from Interop in Las Vegas to record the latest episode of the Sophos Security Chet Chat.

Join Chester and guest Paul Ducklin in their regular quarter-hour podcast as they laugh about (and lament) the latest goings-on in the world of computer security.

Guardian Twitter accounts hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

Guardian Twitter accounts hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

The Syrian Electronic Army is up to its dirty tricks again - this time hijacking Twitter accounts belonging to The Guardian.

Monday review - the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with all the security news from the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Beware Twitter "password check" sites - there are fakes, and there are fake fakes!

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After a widely publicised hack or data breach, you'll often find "password check" sites springing up.

Some of them are legitimate, but other password check sites are as bogus as they sound on the surface...