Latest news from Naked Security (2019/05/20)

CEO told to hand back 757,000 fraudulently obtained IP addresses

A company accused of fraudulently obtaining 757,000 IPv4 addresses has been ordered to hand them back.

Brave browser concerned that Client Hints could be abused for tracking

Privacy-focused browser Brave has criticised an industry proposal it says would make browser fingerprinting easier.

Facebook bans accounts of fake news firm

It’s not clear who paid Archimedes Group for its reality-warping campaigns, but it’s clear disinformation is now a global scourge.

Bots rigged Russian finale of ‘The Voice Kids’ talent show

It turns out that robo-dialed calls accounted for 56.5% of the phone-in vote for the millionaire’s daughter.

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

It was a week of patches – from a severe Linux kernel flaw to a new ‘wormable’ Windows bug, here’s a roundup of the week’s top stories.

Google recalls Titan Bluetooth keys after finding security flaw

Google had egg on its face this week after it had to recall some of its Titan hardware security keys for being insecure.

Hacking gang stole millions in cryptocurrency via SIM swaps

Six alleged members of “The Community” were indicted, along with three phone service employees who allegedly helped target subscribers.

Europol arrests end GozNym banking malware gang

Arrests in Europe and the US appear to have ended the cybercrime careers of the gang behind the GozNym banking malware.

Trump seeks tales of social media bias – and your phone number

A tool from the White House invites those who suspect political bias in social media censorship to “share their story with President Trump.”

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