Latest news from Naked Security (2020/02/27)

How one man could have flooded your phone with Microsoft spam

What a difference one tiny little character can make to a phone number.

Slickwraps data breach earns scorn for all

The breach earned derision from both the hacker and observers after another hacker exploited the company’s vulnerable setup.

S2 Ep28: Stalkerware, when cybercrooks return, and phishing gone wild – Naked Security Podcast

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Brave beats other browsers in privacy study

Users looking for a privacy-focused browser might want to consider Brave first, according to a study published this week.

Chrome 80 encryption change blocks AZORult password stealer

Evidence is emerging that a change made to Chrome 80 might have disrupted the popular data and user profile stealing malware AZORult.

Facebook bans coronavirus ‘miracle cure’ ads

Facebook, like other platforms, has seen fake news, mass-buying of face masks, and misinformation about bleach being a cure for COVID-19.