The week began with a tricky Google Calendar phishing scam and ended with Iran ramping up its cyberattacks against the US, as talk of war with that nation mounts. That, as they say, escalated quickly.
Before things took a turn for the geopolitical, we walked you through a dead simple way to stop data breaches with … database encryption. We explained why Google is getting retro when it comes to ways to encrypt data sets. We reported that a Minnesota cop who spied on his colleague’s private DMV data was fined $585,000. And we implored you to switch to a private browser, finally.