Missed anything last week? Don’t worry, here’s a little roundup of everything we wrote.
• The day I caught an ATM card catcher
• LinkedIn unhacked, Microsoft bounties, Java in your browser – 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]
• SSCC 111 – PRISM and data leakage, encryption, Google contracts and Flash on phones [PODCAST]
Law and order
• Texas becomes first US state to ban warrantless email snooping
• EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy gets harsh criticism from data protection advocate
• Kentucky man charged with using scans of checks to double-dip funds
• FDA tells medical device makers and hospitals to strengthen security
Malware and exploits
• Microsoft ready to cough up (potentially big!) bounty bucks for bugs
• Facebook issues data breach notification – it may have leaked your email and phone number
• The LinkedIn hack that wasn’t
• Facebook’s untimely block on Tor mistakenly freaks out activists
• US law enforcers want to see a kill switch on our mobile phones
• Anatomy of a cryptoglitch – Apple’s iOS hotspot passphrases crackable in 50 seconds
OS and software
• Oracle and Apple update Java – zapping browser Java would already have blocked 92.5% of the risk
Privacy and online safety
• Stolen webcam video listed at $1 per female victim, $1 per 100 male victims
• Hey board directors, help your companies fight cybercrime – and yes, it matters
• Privacy officials from six nations want answers about Google Glass
• Yahoo’s going to boot us off our deadbeat accounts, but who is going to grab them?
• Apple chimes in with the “Ain’t no PRISM here!” chorus
• Australia’s National Consumer Fraud Week – the motto is, “Outsmart the scammers!”
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