A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. For no other reason that I have an annual battle with squirrels during harvesting from my hazel nut trees, that I go with this line: Beware the squirrel!
Now I know that Cloudflare have a funky way sort out their entropy, I want access to that live video stream to help me calm down from such battles:
Back in the real world… Someone else needs access to that video feed:
- Consumers Urged to Junk Insecure IoT Devices A security researcher who disclosed flaws impacting 2 million IoT devices in April and has yet to see a patch or even hear back from the manufacturers contacted is sounding off on the dire state of IoT security.
The other news:
- Freaking out about fiendish IoT exploits – Maybe stop disable telnet and change that default password first (The Register)
- Hackers Favor Weekdays for Attacks, Share Resources Often Traffic analysis sheds light on weekday habits of attackers such as the most likely day for attacks and how malicious infrastructure is shared.
- NASA’s JPL may be able to reprogram a probe at the arse end of the solar system, but its security practices are a bit crap (The Register)
- Spin the wheel and find today’s leaky cloud DB… *clack clack… clack* A huge trove of medical malpractice complaints