Latest news from Naked Security (2019/09/04)

QR codes need security revamp, says creator

QR codes have been around since 1994, but their creator is worried. They need a security update, he says.

YouTube reportedly to be fined up to $200m over COPPA investigation

It’s a gnat bite, critics say: The FTC’s reported fine would be worth about two to three months of YouTube ad revenue.

EFF and Mozilla scold Venmo over app’s privacy failings

The tense stand-off between privacy campaigners and the popular mobile payment app Venmo has taken another turn for the worse.