A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Another week of quite astounding news, and I will lead with a really interesting story from a side where many of us don’t get to tread (perhaps thankfully), though his closing question is very disconcerting…
An audacious, and possibly fruitless project, which nevertheless we might all learn something from:
A few serious hardware issues surfacing this week which are startling, and will no doubt keep a few busy this weekend:
And the rest of the news goes like this:
- How to build your own IT infosec holodeck: A blueprint for crafting a virtual enterprise to prod, test and hack
- Yi IoT Home Camera Riddled with Code-Execution Vulnerabilities Five of them allow remote compromise of the IoT gadgets, so attackers can intercept video feeds and more.
- Square, PayPal POS Hardware Open to Multiple Attack Vectors Popular card readers like Square and PayPal have various flaws that allow attacks ranging from fraud to card data theft.