Latest news from Naked Security (2018/04/12)

Update now! Microsoft’s April 2018 Patch Tuesday – 65 vulns, 24 critical

Here’s what you need to know about the April 2018 Patch Tuesday updates…

Congress chews up Zuckerberg, day two: A far more thorough mastication

“What’s the difference between Facebook and J. Edgar Hoover?”

Death SWAT suspect tweets threats from jail using buggy inmate kiosk

He apparently got online when a jail kiosk software upgrade glitched. Alternatively, as his account explained it, because “I’m an eGod.”

3 critical Flash vulnerabilities patched. Update now!

Cybercriminals love that you run Flash. Don’t.

Latest news from Naked Security (2018/04/11)

Back to the future! 1990s Windows File Manager! NOW OPEN SOURCE!

You can now build the 1990s Microsoft Windows “File Manager” app for Windows 10. But why? BECAUSE YOU CAN!

Steve Wozniak explains why he deactivated his Facebook account

As his 5,000 Facebook friends are about to find out, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has well and truly left the building.

Congress grills Zuckerberg, day one: How does this online stuff work?

On Tuesday, senators began their questioning of the virgin-to-Congressional-grilling, Mark Zuckerberg.

How ODNS keeps your browsing habits secret

“Oblivious DNS” keeps your DNS traffic private without retooling the internet

Latest news from Naked Security (2018/04/10)

How to check if your Facebook data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

Here’s how to find out whether you or your friends shared personal data with controversial data-harvesting company Cambridge Analytica

YouTube illegally collects data from kids, group claims

A coalition has filed a complaint with the FTC, charging that Google’s YouTube is breaking COPPA: the law to protect children’s privacy.

Another company’s been harvesting Facebook user data

Like Cambridge Analytica, Cubeyou also gobbled users’ data with personality quizzes, under the guise of “research.”

Jail for white collar pirates who stole from Oracle

The unequal struggle between software giant Oracle and services company Terix has finally concluded with the latter’s CEO and co-founder Bernd Appleby being handed two years in jail.