Latest news from Naked Security (2019/10/14)

Stalker found pop star by searching eyes’ reflections on Google Maps

A man confessed to stalking and attacking a young pop star by zooming in on the reflections in her eyes from selfies.

Soldering spy chips inside firewalls is now a cheap hack, shows researcher

The tiny ATtiny85 chip doesn’t look like the next big cyberthreat facing the world, but sneaking one on to a firewall motherboard would be bad news for security were it to happen.

Computing enthusiast cracks ancient Unix code

Old passwords never die… they just become easier to decode.

Hacker wants $300 for 250,000 records stolen from sex worker site

In spite of prostitution being legal in the Netherlands, this could lead to the same type of blackmail attempts/suicide from Ashley Madison.

Monday review – the hot 20 stories of the week

From hackers bypassing 2FA to an Android zero day Google thought it had fixed – get yourself up to date with everything we’ve written in the last seven days. It’s weekly roundup time.

S2 Ep12: Dark Web, O.MG Cable spying and securing new laptops – Naked Security Podcast

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