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).


The TURKTRUST SSL certificate fiasco – what really happened

General interest

John McAfee says he infected laptops, spied, stole passwords

Hacking and scams

DHS website falls victim to hacktivist intrusion

Smart octogenarian foils PayPal scammer

Apple acts against “bait-and-switch” scammers in App Store

Law and order

US-wanted “bank hacker” arrested at Bangkok airport [VIDEO]

Romanian payment card crook gets 21 months

Malware and exploits

Internet Explorer zero-day exploit found on more websites

Protect against latest Java zero-day: Mal/JavaJar-B

Apple and Mozilla – ‘Just say no to Java’

Oracle releases patch for latest Java hole – update now!

Mobile devices

Man pretends to be woman, recovers lost phone double-quick

Windows RT “jailbroken”, shows its Windows 8 roots

A chink in Android Armour

OS and software

Microsoft and Adobe issue first Patch Tuesday of 2013

Firefox 18 brings TURKTRUST update and 20 other security fixes

Vulnerability reported in Foxit PDF plugin for Firefox

Windows tablets – easy, one-stop jailbreak now available [POLL]

Privacy and online safety

Using Yahoo Mail? You should turn on this privacy option

Government employees sacked over social media use at work

Telephonic irony – “Hello, Do Not Call Register calling”

My Birthday Calendar warning spreads quickly on Facebook

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