Latest news from Naked Security (2020/02/28)

Clearview AI loses entire database of faceprint-buying clients to hackers

Time to worry about how well the facial recognition startup protects its 3b+ database of faceprints scraped from our social media accounts?

Ransomware wipes evidence, lets suspected drug dealers walk free

Six alleged drug criminals will go free thanks to a ransomware attack on a small Florida city, it was revealed this month.

Firefox rolling out DNS-over-HTTPS privacy by default in the US

Mozilla has said it plans to make a privacy technology called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) the default setting for US users of Firefox within weeks.

Google has right to censor conservative nonprofit on YouTube

It’s not a “state actor”, so isn’t subject to 1st Amendment scrutiny and can censor PragerU’s videos on abortion, gun rights and terrorism.