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

WordPress 5.2.3 fixes new clutch of security vulnerabilities

WordPress version 5.2.3 has just appeared on the download pipe featuring half a dozen security fixes and software enhancements.

Brave accuses Google of sidestepping GDPR

A senior executive at private browser company Brave has accused Google of using a workaround that lets it identify users to ad networks.

Facebook launches $10m deepfake detection project

If you’re worried about the evil potential of deepfake video, you’re not alone; so is Facebook.

US city balks at paying $5.3 million ransomware demand

The attack quickly encrypted 158 workstations – and would have been worse had it struck later in the working day.

Monday review – the hot 21 stories of the week

From backdooring WordPress sites to Raspberry Pi in space, and everything in between. It’s weekly roundup time.

Patch early, patch often – and patch everything!

Here’s our latest Naked Security Live video – all about WordPress, plugins and patching.