Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


 Another baby monitor is allowing strangers to spy on children

Researchers say Mi-Cam is easy to hijack: turn it off to keep the kids from being eyeballed by prying eyes or chatted up by strangers.


5 signs you may be talking to a bot

Twitter has been under increased scrutiny lately for hosting hundreds of thousands of accounts that seem to be legitimately owned by real people, but in fact are just “bots,” or automated accounts, that are created en masse to flood the platform – usually to espouse political beliefs.


5 Things to Know About SpaceX First Internet Satellite Launch

With the launch of Falcon Heavy and its cherry red Tesla Roadster completed, SpaceX is on to its next mission.  After multiple delays, it is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on February 22 9:17 AM ET, carrying an advanced radar satellite and two test internet satellites up into space. A live stream of the event can be watched above.


 

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Cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. Owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, Bob also conducts security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. Bob also teaches Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. Bob works as an instruction for CompTIA’s non-profit IT-Ready Program in the Twin Cities. IT-Ready is a tuition free 8-week program designed to teach students of all ages the fundamentals of IT support to prepare them for an entry level position in Information Technology Support. Graduates of the classes take the exams to become CompTIA A+ certified. Bob is a frequent speaker at conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. Bob has been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at http://wyzguyscybersecurity.com

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