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Weekly Cyber Security News 22/11/2019

A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Leaky bucket time once again. With so much effort by the providers to make it as hard as possible to accidentally expose data, then for the devs to try really hard to undo all of that because they are too lazy (or lack understanding) to do a proper job, is utterly mystifying. Please, please try and make the effort...

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Weekly Cyber Security News 15/11/2019

A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. There’s leaving a few API keys in a GitHub repo, and there’s leaving everything on Pastebin. The question then is who did it? Staff, hacker or 3rd party? Perhaps we will never know. Do we however have a moral of the story here? Maybe just don’t write everything down in the clear (and give it to someone)…

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Weekly Cyber Security News 11/10/2019

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.

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Weekly Cyber Security News 04/10/2019

A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. A serious breach from a popular game was announced earlier in the week. Considering the prevalence of linking many such games with Facebook and other social media platforms, such an exposure gives a great ‘way in’. If you’ve not done it already, go check what access you’ve granted to your data.

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Weekly Cyber Security News 20/09/2019

A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. After a long occasional rumble of consumer network devices failing the basics of security, a huge storm of failures were highlighted across a swath of devices this week. If you are thinking of going shopping for a network device you had better take a look at this first.