Latest news from Naked Security (2019/12/04)

Steam players – beware of fake skins as phishers try to hijack accounts

Phishing scammers have once again targeted users of the popular Steam gaming service, it was revealed this week.

Facebook made to ‘correct’ user’s post as Singapore flexes fake-news muscle

“Facebook did a great job,” said Alex Tan, who admitted that his story about a whistleblower’s arrest was based on hearsay.

Microsoft looks to Rust language to beat memory vulnerabilities

Microsoft is pressing ahead with an ambitious plan to de-fang common vulnerabilities hiding in old Windows code with the help of Rust.

FBI: Russia-based FaceApp is a ‘potential counterintelligence threat’

It’s a grabby little app, data-wise, but how is it different from, say, Google or Facebook?