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Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

19 Březen, 2018 - 11:24
From the 4-month HTTPS deadline and Microsoft's RDP vulnerability patch to the burger flipping bot fired after one day, and more!

5 Protective Ps to help you prevent network takeovers [VIDEO]

17 Březen, 2018 - 15:37
Recently, we've seen crooks unleashing ransomware and cryptojacking on whole networks at a time - so here are 5 tips to defend yourself.

Scarlett Johansson’s face lands starring role in database hack

16 Březen, 2018 - 15:56
A picture's worth a thousand words. And a few Monero.

The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type

16 Březen, 2018 - 14:56
Using multi-factor authentication is more secure than relying on passwords alone - but could your typing make it even better?

YouTuber jailed after shooting boyfriend dead in failed prank

16 Březen, 2018 - 12:44
In a horrific example of what people will do to go viral, she shot him from a foot away while he held up a thick book.

Facebook: we won’t share data with WhatsApp (yet)

16 Březen, 2018 - 12:02
Facebook has signed a public commitment to keep its mitts off Whatsapp user data sharing, until it can do so legally.

YouTube conspiracy videos to get links to Wikipedia and other sources

15 Březen, 2018 - 14:14
Not all controversial conspiracy videos are getting this treatment, which will begin in coming months. Only those with "significant debate."

Firefox makes it easy to banish push notifications

15 Březen, 2018 - 14:09
The latest version of Firefox, version 59, contains a setting designed to let users control the bane of intrusive push notification requests.

Anti-anti-virus service provider tied to huge hacks cops plea

15 Březen, 2018 - 13:51
Jurijs Martisevs pled guilty to running a clearinghouse for criminal developers to see if anti-virus programs would detect their malware.

Former Equifax exec charged with stock dumping before breach disclosure

15 Březen, 2018 - 13:40
The SEC says that Jun Ying would have lost over $117,000 if he'd waited until after the public disclosure of the breach to sell his stocks.

Microsoft patches RDP vulnerability. Update now!

15 Březen, 2018 - 13:32
Microsoft has released a preliminary fix for a vulnerability rated Important and which is present in all supported versions of Windows in circulation.

Critical Flash update. Patch now!

14 Březen, 2018 - 14:17
Can you really take another three years of this?

Don’t fall for Fortnite invite scams!

14 Březen, 2018 - 14:03
You can't buy, like, follow, retweet or comment your way onto the highly anticipated game.

Flippy the burger-flipping robot too good, fired after one day

14 Březen, 2018 - 13:22
The plug was pulled on the burger-turning robot designed to take a job away from expensive burger-flipping humans, because it's too good.

Speakers can be used to jump air-gapped systems

14 Březen, 2018 - 12:34
Bad news for fans of air-gapped security - researchers have outlined how it could be defeated by converting speakers into ultra-sonic transceivers.

Firefox turns out the lights on two privacy-sucking features

13 Březen, 2018 - 15:08
Thanks to some illuminating privacy research, it's "lights out" for another pair of esoteric APIs.

‘Hacked’ Facebook taunt leads to 1-star restaurant reviews

13 Březen, 2018 - 15:04
Rival football fans either punished the eatery with fake reviews after the "zombies" remark or there was a sudden plague of gastroenteritis.

Tweet thieves suspended by Twitter

13 Březen, 2018 - 14:36
'Tweetdecking' plagiarists have been making thousands per month, ripping off jokes and tweets and selling retweets.

Cryptomining isn’t going to make you rich

13 Březen, 2018 - 14:05
Is cryptomining-with-consent the simple alternative to web advertising that some publishers think it is? Perhaps not.

With 4 months to switch on HTTPS, are web hosting companies ready?

12 Březen, 2018 - 14:49
You're going to need SSL, but does the shared hosting offered by 1&1, Bluehost, DreamHost, GoDaddy and Hostgator offer it?