A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Oh the joys and risks of 3rd party services and what you give to them that could then be used against you:

A popular VPN tunnel product which can be very easily switched off and expose who and where you are. Might want to check that out folks:

Now, I’m generally quite cynical over technology because, well, often its a dream of the marketing department or someone wanting some gimmick to take your cash. In this case while not one of those, it seems to be a bit of a gimmick perhaps. Biometics are the cool thing to do now, but considering what pilot friends have told me about issues with fly-by-wire in the commercial world, I would hope that nothing goes horribly wrong for a pilot when the aircraft suddenly decides that the pilot is not supposed to be flying. The consequences could be dire:

Other news:

Weekly Cyber Security News 18/08/2017