Latest news from Naked Security (2019/09/13)

Just how private are your browsing habits?

DNS-over-HTTPS sounds as though it should be safer than plain DNS, because of the “HTTPS” part – but not everyone is delighted about it…

Intel: SSH-stealing NetCAT bug not really a problem

There’s another vulnerability in Intel chips, with another catchy name: NetCAT.

Leaky database full of fake Groupon emails turns out to belong to crooks

Crooks made bogus accounts to buy tickets with fake credit cards, resold them to unsuspecting buyers, and left the database-o-fraud wide open.

Mozilla Private Network VPN gives Firefox another privacy boost

Is this week’s test pilot launch of Mozilla Private Network the moment browser VPNs finally become a must-have privacy feature?

Fin7 sysadmin pleads guilty to running IT for billion-dollar crime syndicate

Fedir Oleksiyovich Hladyr is the first member of the infamous cybercrime network to be found guilty of hacking-related crimes in a US court.