Security

Researchers discover Philips Hue Vulnerability

Submitted by jasonsimpson on Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:00

Smart Light bulbs seem to be vulnerable according to researchers.  

 

CVE-2020-6007 flaw exists in the wireless protocol known as Zigbee.  I found this on Infosecurity-Magazone.com.  I'll link to the article and leave the details to them.  

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/white-hats-shine-a-light-on/

I have previous article about the Philips Hue bulb and getting one to work properly.  

Hand over your device and its’ password at this airport, or that’ll be $5000

Submitted by jasonsimpson on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:00

New Zealand Story

How is the heck is this real?  From the article:

The Customs and Excise Act 2018 – which comes into effect today – sets guidelines around how Customs can carry out “digital strip-searches”.wtf

Previously, Customs could stop anyone at the border and demand to see their electronic devices. However, the law did not specify that people had to also provide a password.

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