Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days – it's weekly roundup time.
Monday 17 October 2016
- Netflix finds users’ passwords floating around online: change yours now!
- $5 million dollars paid as Facebook’s bug bounty program turns 5
Tuesday 18 October 2016
- Data-stealing CryPy ransomware raises the spectre of variable pricing for files
- Facebook privacy hoax chain letter rises from the grave: AGAIN!
- Is it worth reporting ransomware?
- Tech support scammers preying on young Americans, study finds
- Simple mistake exposes businessman’s secret Dark Web drug store
- Halfway there! Firefox users now visit over 50% of pages via HTTPS
- Feds got search warrant demanding anyone’s fingerprints to open phones
Wednesday 19 October 2016
- Twitter bots work overtime for Trump and Clinton in US presidential race
- Linux kernel bugs: we add them in and then take years to get them out
- Facebook joins the EU-US Privacy Shield and Shrems takes aim again…
- Oracle puts out 253 fixes and a request to please apply patches NOW!
- 3 things you might not realize are cybercrimes
- Republican site rigged with credit card skimmer malware for 6 months
- PCI warns new EU data protection regulation could result in £122 billion in fines
Thursday 20 October 2016
- Facial recognition technology is taking over US, says privacy group
- Poor and/or reused passwords lead to Chinese spam flood on iMessage
- Ancalog – the document exploit tool that makes cybercrime easy
- Snoops can tell what you type while you Skype, researchers find
Friday 21 October 2016
- Linux kernel bug: DirtyCOW “easyroot” hole and what you need to know
- Millions of AdultFriendFinder user accounts hacked – again
- Online crime leads to losses of £10.9 billion a year
- Why you should be cautious of emails from friends or colleagues
- “Anonymous” Yik Yak users can be tracked down, say researchers
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