A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Wikipedia’s DDOS attack hit the news this week, and their plight drew an amazing donation to help further their defensive capabilities:

An article on the meaning of CVSS scores caught my attention this week. Its hard to say whether I fall guilty to prioritising the higher rated issues, when in reality it is the context, and even more so, the high probability of a chained attack through lower rated ones could reach the same target. With everything connected to infosec, regular review of our practices is a good thing. Take a look at your own stance in light of this one:

Talking of reviewing infosec practices, this little gem certainly should come under the same umbrella!


The other items in the news…

Weekly Cyber Security News 13/09/2019