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15M users breached? Nah, just an "isolated incident." 60 Second Security

Watch this week's 60 Second Security video and catch up on the latest intriguing security stories...

Selfies, sharks...and yet another lock screen bug [Chet Chat Podcast 216]

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water...

Enjoy the latest episode of our weekly podcast!

Windows 10 is NOT spying on you, Microsoft says

Spy. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

...but Windows will continue to collect your data, be it about system and application crashes or personalization data collected by Cortana.

Remember those Facebook "Dislike Button" scams? This time it's real...

Zuck didn't say, but he did hint that maybe, just maybe, that long-awaited Dislike button is on the way...

Dad sues Facebook after 11-year-old shared photos and messages with men


The father of a young girl has sued Facebook for failing to enforce its age restriction policy after claiming his daughter was exposed to sexual predators when she signed up for an account at age 11.

Spotify explains its new "give us your data" policy

Spotify confused everyone with its recent privacy policy update.

CEO Daniel Ek has now said, "Sorry," and tried to explain...

Updated privacy policies – do you check what’s changed?

A Forbes writer decided to take a careful look at the changes in the new Spotify privacy policy.

He checked, but did you?

How not to be "cyberflashed" on your iPhone

After writing about "cyberflashing," we were asked to put our advice on how to avoid it in one place.

Here it is.

Cyberflasher Airdrops rude images to victim’s iPhone

Apple's AirDrop sends you an image so you can decide whether you want the sender to send it to you.

What could possibly go wrong?

SSCC 210 - So many cool new Windows 10 features to opt out of! [PODCAST]

Enjoy the latest episode of our award-winning weekly security podcast - a quarter-hour of entertaining education.

60 Sec Security - Atari, Minitel, VAX, ZX Spectrum...and Jimmy Connors! [VIDEO]

The latest episode of our funny-but-serious 1-minute weekly video.


How (not) to pay yourself a $14m bonus - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Our weekly 1-minute security with some fun in it!

Is that a Flash 0-day hole I see before me? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Patches, hacking and keeping your head down online: our weekly 1-minute fun news video that's educational, too!

Encrypt like everyone's watching! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

There's a Sophos T-shirt that warns you, "Dance like nobody's watching. Encrypt like everyone is."

We aren't kidding, folks, and this week's 60 Second Security tells you why!

Serious Security: Understanding the 'P' in 'VPN'

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. But that doesn't necessarily mean "private" as in privacy.

Paul Ducklin helps you understand the various levels of 'P' in 'VPN.'

NOT OK, Google! Privacy advocates take on the Chromium team and win...

Privacy advocates were unsurprisingly unimpressed that Google's Chromium project silently downloaded a proprietary add-on...

...that listened to your microphone.

Facebook aiming for faceless facial recognition


Worried that Facebook can't get your friends right in your selfies when their hair blows around?

There might just be an app for that...

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.

Facebook introduces "Moments" - supposedly a safer way to share photos

Unlike Facebook's "Photo Sync" feature, Moments is a separate photo app that doesn't upload anything until you tell it to.

Paul Ducklin wonders how much safer you'll be from over-sharing your pics...

Microsoft update: new Ts, new Cs and, for some of us, fáilte go hÉireann

We just received an important email from Microsoft.

If you're a user of any of Microsoft's cloud services, you probably received one, too.