Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

In case you missed anything, here’s everything we wrote in the past seven days.

General interest

Mali offers free .ML domains to anyone. What could *possibly* go wrong?

Podcast – US DoD and BYOD, “scanner” malware, 2FA, and browser wars revisited

The ‘What’s Worse Security Championships finals’ – Vote now

Hacking and scams

WordPress blogs and more under global attack – check your passwords now!

Planes can be hacked remotely with Android app, researcher claims

Linkless Italian phishers quote Shakespeare in an attempt to defeat security products

Law and order

LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

Ukrainian and Russian police arrest banking Trojan masterminds

63 alleged NYC gangsters busted, thanks to their own Facebook blabbing

Malware and exploits

When is a password not a password? When Excel sees “VelvetSweatshop”

Anatomy of an exploit – Linksys router remote password change hole

German net users targeted by Skype email malware attack

Social networks

Facebook Home – Great if you think privacy is dead

Facebook experiments with profiting from celebrity stalkers and spammers

Bill Gates offers $5000 for Facebook sharing? It’s just not that funny

OS and software

Microsoft tells all Windows 7 users to uninstall security patch, after some PCs fail to restart

Adobe updates are no laughing matter, but at least XKCD makes them funny

Microsoft fixes 9 flaws, Adobe 3 in April’s Tuesday update

Windows XP death watch: 365 days remaining

Privacy and online safety

Microsoft looks like being next with two-factor authentication

Movie site Vudu resets passwords after burglar nabs hard drives

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