Latest news from Naked Security (2018/07/04)

Want to beat facial recognition? Join the Insane Clown Posse

The black and white clown makeup worn by the rap duo and their fans fools facial recognition.

Elderly scam victims are too embarrassed to speak up

Financial talk itself is taboo. Admitting to getting fleeced and losing all your savings? That qualifies as super taboo, a new report says.

Samsung phones sending photos to contacts without permission

At least two Samsung smartphone models have reportedly spontaneously started sending photographs to contacts without being asked to do so.

Facebook accidentally unblocks people

It’s fixed now, thankfully: be it airheads who post baloney or stalkers, all blocked users deserve to STAY blocked.

Someone else is reading your Gmails

Remember when privacy advocates used to worry about Google scanning your email? Well now, they have another problem on their hands: real people reading them.