A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Quite a batch this week to liven up a cold wet Friday… Ever wondered why a video streaming site was laggy? Might not be a bandwidth or GPU issue after all…
When they are determined to get you:
- Text alert: the ‘bank’ message that cost a student £5,400 of her loan money Miles Brignall has a report that I would encourage you to read
The joys of Bluetooth…. Companies adding ‘features’ because they can without little thought about if its any good…
And what’s left:
- BlueBorne Attack Highlights Flaws in Linux, IoT Security Bluetooth vulnerabilities let attackers control devices running Linux or any OS derived from it, putting much of the Internet of Things at risk, including popular consumer products.
- Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for ‘Critical’ Flaw in Windows Security Remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine was found by UK spy agency’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).