A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. As we plummet to the end of 2018 in this odd Twilight-zone period between Xmas and New Year. If you’re not out there fending off the hackers then you could be stuck at home feeling in need of geeky fun as family and TV can only go so far 😉 How about this to wind up the family?
At least it takes your mind off of that Alexa present someone might have bought you…
Though you might have to get used to it. I certainly agree this is where we’re heading and maybe it will be good, or utter hell:
Lots of other fun stuff going on to brighten the day:
- FBI Denies Service to 15 DDoS-for-Hire Sites, Charges Operators The FBI has taken down several of the largest DDoS-as-a-service sites on the web.
- Microsoft plans new 4K webcams to bring facial recognition to all Windows 10 devices, says report (ZDNet)
- 19K Orange Livebox Modems Open to Attack A simple flaw allows attackers to derive WiFi credentials with little effort.