Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days – it's weekly roundup time.
Monday 30 November 2015
- Tor looks to reduce dependency on US government money
- Malware-as-a-service Fully UnDetectable operators busted
- Software pirate gets 200k views on ‘public humiliation’ video, evades fines
- Pirate Bay can’t be blocked, says Swedish court
- VTech breached, customer data stolen. Change your password now!
- “Walter Mitty type” IT manager jailed over attempted dark web gun buy
- Why you shouldn’t have geolocation turned on if you’re a racist
- Millions of Internet Things are “secured” by the same “private” keys
Tuesday 1 December 2015
- Hotel worker fired for sending Facebook abuse to journalist
- Advent tip #1: Clean up your passwords before Christmas
- Photos of kids and parents, chatlogs, audio files stolen in VTech breach
Wednesday 2 December 2015
- The next version of the web has a message for the NSA
- Apple pays out after Genius bar worker wipes honeymooner’s iPhone
- Advent tip #2: Defend yourself from ransomware – back up your files!
- 37,000 websites selling counterfeit goods taken down in global effort
Thursday 3 December 2015
- Robot that was “busted” for buying drugs on the Dark Web is back
- IRS says it will get warrants before using stingrays
- Anatomy of a Wi-Fi hole: Take care in your hotel this Christmas!
- How much money should you fork over to that internet cutie pie?
- Google accused of spying on students in FTC complaint
- Advent tip #3: Set your Facebook posts to ‘Friends only’
Friday 4 December 2015
- Advent tip #4: Unsolicited tech support call? Just hang up!
- Target settles with banks for $39 million after epic data breach
Saturday 5 December 2015
- Chat logs, sure, but *children’s* chat logs? [Chet Chat Podcast 224]
- Advent tip #5: Change default passwords on baby monitors and webcams
Sunday 6 December 2015
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