Latest news from Naked Security (2019/05/23)

Google stored some passwords in plain text for 14 years

Nobody got at the subset of G Suite passwords, Google said, apologizing and saying that it’s working to ensure this is an isolated incident.

Tor Browser for Android 8.5 offers mobile users privacy boost

After nine months of alpha testing, a stable release of the Tor browser for Android can now be downloaded from Google’s Play store or direct from the Project’s website.

Mozilla fixes bugs, improves privacy in latest Firefox release

Mozilla rolled out version 67 of its Firefox browser this week, fixing some security bugs and introducing a host of privacy features.

The city of Baltimore is being held hostage by ransomware

The mayor said no—for now—to paying 13 Bitcoins to (purportedly) unlock all seized systems. Manual rebuilding could take months.