Latest news from Naked Security (2019/09/18)

WannaCry – the worm that just won’t die

WannaCry never went away – it just became less obvious.

Is $100 million enough to save the web from ads?

Mozilla, Creative Commons and Coil are teaming up to launch a $100m fund to drive out advertising and advocate privacy across the web.

Leaky database spills data on 20 million Ecuadorians and businesses

Included are deep details on 7 million minors, one grownup named Julian Assange, and perhaps a few million deceased Ecuadorians.

Common storage and router devices are still hopelessly broken

Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by that shiny new router or network-attached storage (NAS) device – the chances are that it’s no more secure than its predecessors.

Teenage gamer jailed over lethal swatting

Casey Viner got into a spat over a $1.50 wager in a Call of Duty World War II game that led to the fatal shooting of an innocent man.