Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days – it's weekly roundup time.
Monday 9 January 2017
- Bank leaks 60,000 account details in three character email slip-up
- ‘Fear factor pushing up cyber-insurance premiums’
- News in brief: Moscow freezes out LinkedIn; teen crooks ‘should have Wi-Fi blocked’; 123-reg hit by DDoS
- FTC sues D-Link for ‘insecure’ routers and IP cameras
- FTC will pay you to build an IoT security checker
- Obama’s social media posts published as searchable archive
Tuesday 10 January 2017
- The Spy, sorry, The Fridge Who Loved Me
- US college pays $28,000 to get files back after ransomware attack
- News in brief: cookie monster slain; FBI disclosure on shooter’s iPhone; Mayer to step down
- How could social media legalese be made more friendly?
- New privacy rules at risk as Trump prepares to take office
- Uber offers an olive branch to city planners with new tool
- Stolen details of 3.3m Hello Kitty fans – including kids – published online
Wednesday 11 January 2017
- News in brief: Telegram crack ‘fake’; superuser passwords leaked; election systems ‘critical infrastructure’
- Beware phishing scams in Amazon listings
- Thousands of MongoDB databases compromised and held to ransom
- Your data is being held for ransom. Now what?
Thursday 12 January 2017
- Pacemakers patched against potentially lifethreatening hacks
- News in brief: new address system; fingerprint theft fears; facial recognition and chips, please
- Insurer hit with fine after unencrypted NAS stolen
- Russia ‘also hacked RNC’ – but not Trump’s campaign
- Windows 10’s privacy dashboard aims to tackle data concerns
Friday 13 January 2017
- News in brief: new browser launched; social network closes down; cyberattack on health provider
- Tor users at risk of being unmasked by ultrasound tracking
- Cautious welcome to Facebook’s moves to fight fake news
- How far can we go – and should we go – with robots?
- PC security stepped up with new ‘Windows Goodbye’ screen lock
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