Monday review: the hot 22 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

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

Updates and patches

Adobe Flash security update *is* coming to IE 10 (reportedly)

Patch Tuesday for September 2012 – All about Adobe

Social media

“Omg this is so cool!” Pinterest hack feeds spam to Twitter and Facebook


Tales of a SophosLabs intern


What is worse on Android? Malware or PUAs?

Will iPhone 5 have a fingerprint scanner? And will anybody use it?

Ban on in-flight gadget use: based on fear or evidence?

Dealing with mobile SMS / text spam

Malware and vulnerabilities

Techniques in ransomware explained

New version of Blackhole exploit kit

A picked pocket in Mallorca reveals chink in chip-and-PIN security

Microsoft says “No!” to insecure certificate practices

Go Daddy largely unavailable for over 4 hours – Hacker revenge or SNAFU?

MediaFire restores virus researcher’s account, questions copyright troll and DMCA claim

How a malicious help file can install a spyware keylogger


Google, Facebook Microsoft join non-profit to promote internet’s awesomeness

US schools track teens by putting chips into students’ ID cards

Wikipedia wins, Craigslist loses in Clickwrapped’s assessment of who respects your rights online

Data loss

Anonymous didn’t steal from the FBI after all – new conspiracy theories needed!

Law and order

Minnesota woman fined $222,000 for 24 illegal song downloads

Microsoft gets control of zombie domain, warns about malware “in the supply chain”

Book review

Book review: Practical Malware Analysis

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