Latest news from Naked Security (2019/09/06)

Database exposed 133 million US Facebook users’ phone numbers

Facebook confirmed the breach, claiming that the total number of users in the database was 210 million.

YouTube fined $170m for covertly tracking kids online

YouTube can’t track kids online anymore without their parents’ permission, says the FTC, as it fined the Google-subsidiary $170m.

Facebook expands use of face recognition

Facebook’s replaced “tag suggestions” with “face recognition” – a setting Facebook says may help to save us from identity thieves.

Twitter turns off SMS texting after @Jack hijacking

Two problems, Twitter says: vulnerabilities that mobile carriers need to fix & its reliance on linked numbers for 2FA.