A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. A report on the absolutely tragic death resulting from failed safety systems. All I can say is there needs to be oversight on what decisions designers put on how automatous safety systems work in these environments:
A new and surprising approach to interfering with smart voice assistants:
- Alexa, Siri, Google Smart Speakers Hacked Via Laser Beam Smart voice assistants can be hijacked by attackers using lasers to send them remote, inaudible commands.
To lighten the mood a little, and for those who are looking for a bit of originality when the next breach comes along, here is some inspiration:
Other news this week:
- This may shock you but Adobe is shipping insecure software. No, it’s not Flash this time. Nope, not Acrobat, either
- We’re almost into the third decade of the 21st century and we’re still grading security bugs out of 10 like kids. Why?