Latest news from Naked Security (2019/08/05)

Google and Apple suspend contractor access to voice recordings

Apple and Google have announced that they will limit the way audio recorded by their voice assistants, Siri and Google Assistant, are accessed internally by contractors.

Hackers exploit SMS gateways to text millions of US numbers

Receive any strange SMS text messages recently? If you live in the US, there’s a small chance you might have received an SMS with the following text in the last few days from someone called ‘j3ws3r on Twitter’: I’m here to warn the masses about SMS email gateways. Please look up how to disable it […]

FileZilla fixes show how far we’ve come since Heartbleed

What have seven security fixes in FileZilla got to do with 2014’s Heartbleed bug?

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

From NAS targeted by brute force ransomware attacks to the humans who hear your Siri recordings, catch with everything we’ve written in the last seven days – it’s weekly roundup time.