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Monday 3 August 2015
- Windows 10 spreads the love with updates on the side
- Can you trust Tor’s entry guards?
- Facebook rolls out ‘Security Checkup’ tool to all desktop users
- Mt. Gox founder Mark Karpeles arrested – but not over missing Bitcoinage
Tuesday 4 August 2015
- Black Hat 2015 – get your FREE SOCKS 🙂
- Man arrested for shooting down drone over his property
- Women posed as fake brides to scam ISIS out of $3000
Wednesday 5 August 2015
- Hacked: yup, even your skateboard isn’t safe
- Interested in Mac viruses? Here’s Thunderstrike 2, a.k.a. the “firmworm”
- Role players get cuddly with photos of other people’s kids
- Counterterrorism expert wants to arm US companies with hack-back capabilities
- Someone killed hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot – can humans be trusted?
Thursday 6 August 2015
- Stagefrightened Google, Samsung to push out monthly Android fixes
- Sound: Yet another way to smack down drones
- Tutor gets a year in jail for hacking his students’ grades
- SSCC 210 – So many cool new Windows 10 features to opt out of! [PODCAST]
- How your battery life could be used as an undeletable cookie
- EFF and MuckRock run census to find out how local police track your biometrics
Friday 7 August 2015
- Firefox zero-day hole used against Windows and Linux to steal passwords
- Facebook tax refund scam earns Arizona woman 6 years in jail
- Officials blame Russia for Pentagon Joint Chiefs of Staff email hack
- Law enforcement is learning to navigate the Dark Web
- SSCC 210.5 – Live at BlackHat USA 2015 [PODCAST]
Sunday 9 August 2015
Listen to the week’s Sophos Security Chet Chat podcasts:
So many cool new Windows 10 features to opt out of! (SSCC 210)
Live at BlackHat USA 2015 (SSCC 210.5)
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