Latest news from Naked Security (2020/03/04)

Why 3 million Let’s Encrypt certificates are being killed off today

If your certificate gets revoked and you don’t renew it, visitors won’t be able to get to your site…

S2 Ep29: Facial recognition, malware madness and smart speakers – Naked Security Podcast

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NCSC: Secure your webcams now

We don’t want to see what you do behind closed doors, but lots of hackers would be happy to pull up a chair to view that video stream.

Google fixes MediaTek bug in Android March patches

There are patches for over 70 bugs, and they finally fixed a months-old exploit for MediaTek chipsets, said to affect millions of devices.

Tech support scammers hacked back by vigilante

A cybercrime vigilante was so incensed by tech support scammers, he reverse-hacked the Indian call centre to spy on his would-be attackers.

Facebook purges hundreds of fake accounts from state actors, marketers

It removed 5 networks engaged in foreign or government interference in Egypt, India, Russia, Iran, and Myanmar/Vietnam. Some targeted the US.