Latest news from Naked Security (2019/12/05)

Cookie-stealing malware wants to know your Facebook ad budget

The AdKoob malware that sneakily peeks at how much you’re spending on ads is back.

S2 Ep19: One of us just prevented a ransomware attack – Naked Security Podcast

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iCloud-hacking politician to be sentenced on Christmas eve

Former Dutch city council member Mitchel van der K invaded hundreds of iCloud accounts “frequently and repeatedly”.

Machine-raiding Python libraries squashed by community

Python developers have once again fallen victim to malicious software libraries lurking in their favourite package manager.

Critical DoS messaging flaw fixed in December Android update

Android’s December 2019 updates arrived this week, patching a small list of system and Qualcomm flaws across the operating system’s two patch levels.

Yodel parcel tracking app blabs about other people’s parcels

Yodel’s mobile parcel delivery app was leaking people’s delivery data to others using the app, a security researcher discovered.

IM RAT spy tool seller raided, busted, kicked offline

The spyware gave complete control of victimized computers, sold for as little as$25, and was bought by 14,500 hackers worldwide.