Latest news from Naked Security (2019/02/28)

Thunderclap: Apple Macs at risk from malicious Thunderbolt peripherals

Researchers have revealed how malicious Thunderbolt and PCI Express (PCIe) peripherals could be used to compromise computers running macOS, Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.

US House and Senate debate new data privacy law

A steady stream of hair-raising revelations about the treatment of users’ data by Facebook, et al. is pushing Congress to do *something.*

US pushed Russian troll factory offline during US midterm elections

The US blocked internet access to Russian trolls who, they say, were trying to spread FUD.