Latest news from Naked Security (2019/12/11)

Windows 10 Mobile receives its last security patches

If you’re one of the tiny hardcore still using Windows 10 Mobile, 10 December 2019 is probably a day you’ve been dreading for nearly a year.

DoItForState domain name thief gets 14 years for pistol-whipping plot

He hired his cousin to break in, hold the rightful domain holder at gunpoint, and force a transfer to his own GoDaddy account.

FTC warns Christmas buyers that smart toys are a security risk

Thinking of giving a young person an internet-connected ‘smart’ toy this Christmas? You may want to think again.

Ad industry groups ask that the CCPA keep its mitts off their cookies

Ad-blocking technologies can block the cookies that record consumers’ privacy choices, they claim.