Missed anything last week? Catch up with everything we talked about with our weekly roundup.
• Facebook realities, OS X patched, Yahoo! CEO security! shocker! – 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]
• Should employees be punished for sloppy cyber security? [POLL]
• SSCC 116 – Google Authenticator, Apple bugs, Facebook data probes, WordPress phishing [PODCAST]
• Men are twice as likely to spy on their partner’s phone
Law and order
• Anonymous hacker @ItsKahuna sentenced to 3 years for hacking police sites
• 12 arrested as UK cops foil Santander bank heist plot
• Police probe second news group over phone hacking
• Google loses appeal in Wi-Fi data grab case
• 57% of college students think their Facebook postings aren’t vile at ALL!
• New Apple iPhone 5s to feature “Touch ID” fingerprint authentication
• Apple’s “Touch ID” fingerprint login – not everyone is cock-a-hoop about it
• Size doesn’t matter – at least, not quite as much as smartphone privacy
• Rudest man in Linuxdom rants about randomness – “We actually know what we are doing. You don’t.”
• Windows Picture Passwords – are they really as “easily crackable” as everyone’s saying?
OS and software
• September Patch Tuesday is out – one update lost en route, 13 patches left, 8 RCE, 4 critical
• Adobe has Patch Tuesdays, too – a reader reminds us!
• Microsoft endures Patch Horror Day on Friday 13th – issues updates to 8 of 13 updates
• Apple ships OS X 10.8.5 security update – fixes “sudo” bug at last
• WordPress issues security fixes, advises “update your sites immediately”
Privacy and online safety
• Would you believe it? Women more in favour of porn filters than men
• It’s not up to Google to stop child abuse, says expert
• US health care company faces giant class action suit for losing over 4,000,000 unencrypted records
• Google to encrypt data “end-to-end” in effort to block NSA and other agencies
• Yahoo hops on transparency report bandwagon
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