A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. What a week of news this has been, more MageCart, a few large take downs, and some surprising breaches. We start with a first, the first ‘hack’ from space:

Another bizarre news item revolves around the Black Hat Conference. One of the speakers suffered heckling during their talk which then quickly esculated:

Back to normal exaggeration over terrible security practices… This one though is what many of feared – biometrics leak + linkage to identified individuals. Throw on top of that another undisclosed tracking project at one of the UK’s major transit hubs and should we be worried? What makes that biometric leak extra concerning is that it appears to be possibly for building access – all the things you need to do a Mission Impossible on it:


In other news…

Weekly Cyber Security News 30/08/2019