Latest news from Naked Security (2019/10/15)

Update now! Windows users targeted by iTunes Software Updater zero-day

The flaw is a rare ‘unquoted path class’ described as “so thoroughly documented that you would expect programmers to be well aware…” But that’s not the case.

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency loses all but one payment company

Gone: Mastercard, Visa, PayPal, eBay, Stripe, Mercado Pago. Of six payments firms first involved in Libra, just one, PayU, remains.

Apple says Tencent isn’t snooping on your browsing habits

Apple was quick to allay user concerns this weekend after someone spotted that it was working with Chinese company Tencent to check its users’ website requests for malicious URLs.

350+ hackers hunt down missing people in first such hackathon

Organizers said 100 leads were generated every 10 minutes by contestants using OSINT – open-source intelligence such as online searches.