Latest news from Naked Security (2018/06/29)

Facebook and Google accused of manipulating us with “dark patterns”

Privacy advocates are concerned that tech giants are using design patterns that discourage us from exercising our rights to privacy.

Linux distro hacked on GitHub, “all code considered compromised”

Gentoo Linux has been hacked, with “all code considered compromised” on GitHub – fortunately, the master repository is safe.

The Ticketmaster breach – what happened and what to do

40,000 Ticketmaster customers in the UK and beyond were definitely affected – for the rest of us, maybe change that password anyway…

Windows 10 security can be bypassed by Settings page weakness

The file type used by Windows 10’s settings page can be used to trick Windows into running files it’s supposed to block.