Latest news from Naked Security (2019/03/04)

TikTok to pay record fine for collecting children’s data

It’s been a predator’s playground, where children’s photos have been public by default and trolling adults could message them.

Is a Facebookcoin in the works?

Facebook, Signal and Telegram are all planning cryptocurrencies. But why these companies, why now, and will they be successful?

YouTube disables comments on millions of videos of children

After big brands pulled ads, YouTube banned millions of comments, closed hundreds of accounts, and sped up development of a predator filter.

Anomaly in pen-test tool made malware servers visible

A security company was able to track command and control traffic generated by hacking groups thanks to an anomaly in a pen-testing tool.

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

From the Momo Challenge to Mozilla’s potential insider threats from Aussie staff, and everything in between – it’s weekly roundup time.