Here they are: the hot computer security stories of the past week, neatly laid out for you to review.
Watch the top news in 60 seconds, and then check out the individual links to read in more detail.
Monday 9 March 2015
- Apple fixes FREAK in iOS, OS X and Apple TV – and numerous other holes besides
- Three charged over largest email hack "in the history of the internet"
- US regulator says Anthem "refuses to cooperate" in security audit
- Canada's anti-spam law gets first success with $1.1m fine
- Fancy a cryptocoin miner with your Torrent client? "Foistware" back in the spotlight…
Tuesday 10 March 2015
- Armed robber caught after boasting about planned stick-up on Facebook
- Busted scammer resorts to death threats
Wednesday 11 March 2015
- Android Lollipop 5.1 brings promised anti-theft "kill switch"
- Stolen hard drives bring more data breach pain for US health services
- As easy as 123: Xen hypervisor bug found, fixed, phew…make sure you're patched!
- Wikimedia joins forces with others to sue NSA, DOJ over mass surveillance
- Apartment complex threatens residents with $10k fines for negative online reviews
Thursday 12 March 2015
- SSCC 189 – Hey, is that your CPU on fire? [PODCAST]
- Facebook faces class action lawsuit over children's online purchases
- 4 things to consider when allowing Macs into your business
- "Row hammering" – how to exploit a computer by overworking its memory
- Facebook to let marketers see what people are talking about
- Update Tuesday wrap-up, March 2015 – FREAK fixed fast, and lots more from Microsoft
Friday 13 March 2015
- New anti-terrorism unit will tackle extremist content on the web
- Reboot loop! Microsoft update to fix an old update ends up breaking a new update…
- Privacy group wants to shut down "eavesdropping" Barbie
- Twitter threatens revenge porn posters with account locking and suspension
Saturday 14 March 2015
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