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"Belts and breaches" - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Here's the latest episode of our entertaining news-in-1-minute security roundup.

Enjoy!

SSCC 203 - What's the worst sort of service to have a password breach? [PODCAST]

Join Sophos security experts John Shier and Paul Ducklin as they dig into the latest security news in our regular "Chet Chat" podcast.

This week: LastPass, Facebook, Windows 10 (and not-quite-the-end of XP), Samsung, and the Android ecosystem.

WhatsApp ranked worst at protecting user data

WhatsApp, AT&T ranked worst at protecting user data

Even the one star WhatsApp got in the EFF's ranking - for publicly opposing backdoors for government spying - was inherited from Facebook.

Former Googler fights adblockers with adblocker blocker

Former Googler fights adblockers with adblocker blocker

Somebody formerly at Google - a somebody who was close to the enormous sucking sound of lost advertising revenues - has decided to fight the adblockers.

DuckDuckGo search traffic soars 600% post-Snowden

DuckDuckGo search traffic soars 600% post-Snowden

DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg believes the search engine can attract a growing number of privacy-conscious web users.

Google launches Android bug bounty program

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After paying out $1.5 million to security researchers last year, Google now offers cash to Android bug hunters.

France orders Google to scrub search globally in right to be forgotten requests

France orders Google to scrub search globally in right to be forgotten requests

We do not care if a URL's got a .fr, a .uk or a .com glued to the end, France told Google - if a European makes a legitimate request to be forgotten in search results, make it so on all your search engines in all countries.

You'll never need to say "I'm on a train" again - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's our latest "60 Second Security" security news roundup video - fun with a serious side.

Android M will give app users a lot better control over their data privacy

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Android's next version will finally give users the same type of control over app permissions as iOS.

Yup, we really are terrible at those password recovery questions

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When we forget our passwords we’re often faced with recovery questions like "What's your favourite food?” They’re a backdoor into our accounts so they’re supposed to be both secure and memorable. They’re not.

Apple, Google and others urge Obama to say no to backdoors

Tech firms and cryptographers lobby the Obama administration, urging resistance to the implementation of backdoors in popular software.

Peeing robot spoils the fun as Google temporarily unplugs map-editing tool

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Map Maker's offline until Google sets up moderation that will quash what it says is escalating map vandalism. Happy now, maker of weak-bladdered Android image?

Monday review - the hot 26 stories of the week

Catch up with the latest computer security news - it's weekly roundup time.

SSCC 196 - From Wi-Fi bugs to carder busts [PODCAST]

From bugs to busts, here's the latest episode of our weekly security news podcast - for your listening pleasure.

Google unveils Password Alert Chrome extension, an early warning system against phishing attacks

Google developers have created Password Alert, an open-source Chrome extension that aims to protect users from phishing attacks.

Fee-fi-fo-fum, do I want Google to sniff my network traffic, all of it?

Google's getting a lot of publicity for "Project Fi," which will let you roam between 3G/LTE and Wi-Fi.

Back through Google, of course...

Google blushes over Google Maps showing Android icon urinating on Apple icon

Google blushes over Google Maps showing Android icon peeing on Apple icon

These pranks are pretty easy to pull, and Google's got its work cut out when it comes to blocking vandalism.

That's SHUTTING down your PC, not SHOOTING it down! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Ever felt like shooting your PC? This guy did it! (And more news in our weekly one-minute security video.)