A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Most of the news has continued to be related to Meltdown, but a few other interesting notes popped up. The first is a common issue in appliance/IoT world of hard coded credentials. Just one question why is this still a thing?

An issue has come up too with the very popular SSL cert project Let’s Encrypt. Hopefully this will be rectified quickly:

One issue from last year that seemed to have sunk under all the other ‘exciting’ news since is the vulnerability to WPA. Looks like a new standard is finally heading out of the door this year (hopefully):

Mostly CPU stuff then….

Weekly Cyber Security News 12/01/2018