A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Amazing, if not scary selection of news items this week. However, I’m going to pick out three curious and on the face of it ones that would otherwise fly past without interest. The first, and its a subject that really interests me: How do the scammers succeed at social engineering so frequently? Perhaps we can learn a little bit more from this one.
What I do know from above, is that if someone is really, really, determined to find a way in even the most smallest of clues can be damaging. In this particular case our love for the latest and greatest cameras gave up those vital clues:
As I’m a bit of a geek I couldn’t let this one pass. I’ve been in the game a long time and technology (and security concerns) have certainly changed; and they are changing even faster as the years go by. This article highlights the increasing speed in which we have to review and adjust our password behaviour:
In other news…