A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. As many of us ramp up to some kind of party frenzy over coming weeks, this timely article on how the youngsters and trendy ones are perhaps organising parties in a bad way could be worth absorbing. While it goes over my head (as according to my kids I’m a ‘miserable caveman’), hopefully it might help those of you more popular to get it right:
You would think that even though I’m a ‘miserable caveman’ I would care about the demise of Google+. You would be wrong there, i’ve never understood it, and by the looks of it i’m not alone. Mind you, the fact that you have to have it as part of a Google account is a little concerning with yet another API issue:
A bit of a nightmare for a significant website. Having 2FA might have helped so perhaps time for you to review your own?
After last week’s moan about the new WP editor, I’m writing this with the Classic one and I am much happier. Unfortunately there are a few issues so patch away folks!
The rest of the news:
- Lenovo tells Asia-Pacific staff: Work lappy with your unencrypted data on it has been nicked (The Register)
- Linux.org Redirected to NSFW Page Spewing Racial Epithets Administrators lost control of the domain for several hours in a DNS hijacking incident.
- Women in Cyber Take the Spotlight Women are key to solving the workforce shortage, which is expected to reach 3.5 million open jobs by 2022.
- Zero-Day Bug Fixed by Microsoft in December Patch Tuesday Microsoft patches nine critical bugs as part of December Patch Tuesday roundup.