A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Another week in to 2019 and it’s just not getting better is it? Some more pretty big breaches and the worst; companies that should know better apparently missing the mark:

Add to this our legacy digital footprint leaving more than behind than we would have hoped. Another reason to switch off everything on your phone that makes it ‘smart’:

After a previous article I’ve seen on how dumbing down biometrics is done to actually make them work renders a good idea (somewhat) useless. I personally wouldn’t rely on biometrics entirely for authentication. If pushed, only with another factor that can be changed such as a password or pin, you know, as a form of mini-2FA:


Other fun this week:

Weekly Cyber Security News 11/01/19