Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days – it's weekly roundup time.
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Monday 16 February 2015
- Google's Project Zero backs off a bit – will now give up to 14 days' grace
- Microsoft pulls PowerPoint-killing patch KB2920732
- News flash: hacker turns Apple's Lightning connector into a jailbreak conductor
- US wireless carriers now legally have to unlock our phones
- Memex – DARPA's search engine for the Dark Web
- Are Miami cops really flooding Waze with fake police sightings?
Tuesday 17 February 2015
- Lizard Squad returns, claims attack on Xbox Live and Daybreak Games
- WhatsApp spy tool lets anyone track when you're online
- Artificial Intelligence could make us extinct, warn Oxford University researchers
- New rules on drones and aerial surveillance issued by FAA, White House
- Firefox to get a "walled garden" for browser extensions, Mozilla to be sole arbiter
Wednesday 18 February 2015
- RBS and NatWest banks to use Apple's Touch ID fingerprint system for mobile login
- Visa asks to track your smartphone to help sniff out credit card fraud
- Windows 10 will work with FIDO specs for password-free access, says Microsoft
- SSCC 186 – Just how firm is your firmware? [PODCAST]
- Onion.city – a search engine bringing the Dark Web into the light
- Yelp sues Revleap for claiming it sells good reviews, buries the bad ones
- Get ready for the internet-enabled, speech recognising, joke-telling Barbie
Thursday 19 February 2015
- Hackers force closure of Canadian Bitcoin exchange Cavirtex
- Forget Google Glass, here's Sony's (not quite as catchy) SmartEyeglass
- FreeBSD and the YARNBUG – more trouble at the Random Number Mill
- Breakthrough in facial recognition: the 'Deep Dense Face Detector'
- Twitter's new tool should stop password sharing and help fend off hijackings
Friday 20 February 2015
- Apple Watch wobbles? Advanced health tracking features dropped for launch
- Co-creator of Blackshades malware used to spy on Miss Teen USA pleads guilty
- How to get rid of the Lenovo "Superfish" adware
- Lenovo "Superfish" controversy – what you need to know
- The Dark Web: anarchy, law, freedom and anonymity
- Ruin privacy-invading photos with reflective glass nanosphere clothing
- Revenge-porn king Hunter Moore pleads guilty to identity theft, hacking
Saturday 21 February 2015
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