Monday review – the hot 22 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).


Cracked passwords from Egyptian hacker’s Adobe breach

General interest

Sophos awarded VB100 in Win 2003 R2 comparative anti-virus test

Hacking and scams

Facebook shuts down Albania Pirate Group

Facebook Black? Beware widespread scam

Papa John’s pizza faces $250M class action over SMSes

TNS24 – a fake courier company website

Acai Berry scammers $2M lighter after FTC settlement

LinkedIn spam drives traffic to Toronto Drug Store

FreeBSD shutters some servers after SSH key breach

Law and order

DDoS stunt backfires, entrepreneur jailed for nine months

How to report a computer crime: SQL injection

Malware and exploits

New Mac Trojan variant discovered, targeting Tibet

Blackhole confusion. Custom builds or copycats?

Mobile devices

Windows Phone 8 malware? Teen hacker claims prototype

How well do Android privacy apps hide your sexy photos?

iOS dictionary apps posting false piracy “confessions” on Twitter

OS and software

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – even a patch for your Mac!

Microsoft pushes IE 9 tweak via Windows Update

Privacy and online safety

Google: Government internet surveillance on the rise

Petraeus tripped up by supposedly anonymous email

Skype users warned – accounts hijacked with ease

NASA suffers major data breach over stolen laptop

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