A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. An article that prompts many questions regarding use of PII in a passive way, misses one obvious question: Why was Wi-Fi enabled on 5.9 million devices while in transit? When you next get a moment, just check what, and why you need Wi-Fi and other communications features enabled all the time.
A bizarre situation that you can’t make up…
And finally, following on from last week’s post about the virus loaded laptop; someone appears to have made a bid. Is it Blofeld? 😉
Lots of other stuff:
- Millions of Golfers Land in Privacy Hazard After Cloud Misconfig A database with millions of data points on games played plus sensitive information was left right in the middle of the internet fairway for all to see.
- Maker of US border”s license-plate scanning tech ransacked by hacker, blueprints and files dumped online
- Salesforce Woes Linger as Admins Clean Up After Service Outage An accidental permissions snafu caused a massive outage for all Salesforce customers that continues to affect some businesses.