A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. For a daily selection see our twitter feed at #ionCube24 As IoT encroaches further every day into our lives, often as a result of some marketing guy’s idea to flog their junk, the fear that it could all  wreak havoc at some point catches me. This week a wonderful article hit my feed which highlights what could be reality for some now, and a great number in the years to come:

That article above arrived with news from Sonos and for some thankfully it appears they have been pulled back from the precipice – for now:

Phishing works because there is a hook (hence play on fishing), and to hook someone to click on an infected link helps if you can make it seem a popular and ‘safe’ thing to do. This article talks about a method I’m sure I’ve seen mentioned before but is still worth reminding people to not fall for click-bait:


Other interesting news…

Weekly Cyber Security News 24/01/2020