Catch up with everything we’ve written in the last seven days – it’s weekly roundup time.
• Is security really dead? Perhaps it’s your lack of depth
• New robocall-killer technologies, designed to filter out unwanted automated calls, win FTC awards
• “Rude password – login denied”: the AT&T April Fool that wasn’t
Hacking and scams
• A QQ-loving US soldier in Iraq is offering $120 to every reader of Naked Security
• Scribd, “world’s largest online library,” admits to network intrusion, password breach
• TDoS attacks target US emergency call centers
Malware and exploits
• Ransomware scares victims with child sex abuse images
• Has your Hewlett-Packard ScanJet printer just tried to infect your PC with malware?
• The biggest Mac malware attack of all time – blogger names suspected mastermind
• How to stop your friends’ Facebook apps from accessing *your* private information
• Mobile device security in the US military comes under fire
• Anatomy of a bug – misplaced parenthesis threatens NetBSD’s random numbers
OS and software
• Microsoft to issue 9 security updates on Tuesday, critical for all IE versions, reboot required
• Google announces brand new web browser core, so does Mozilla
• Firefox 20 arrives – new version, some security improvements, no known vices
Privacy and online safety
• WordPress.com boosts security for bloggers with two-factor authentication
Law and order
• Powerful new personal data disclosure bill proposed by California lawmaker
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