Insecure wheels: Police turn to car data to destroy suspects’ alibis

Insecure wheels: Police turn to car data to destroy suspects’ alibis:

investigators have realized that automobiles — particularly newer models — can be treasure troves of digital evidence. Their onboard computers generate and store data that can be used to reconstruct where a vehicle has been and what its passengers were doing. They reveal everything from location, speed and acceleration to when doors were opened and closed, whether texts and calls were made while the cellphone was plugged into the infotainment system, as well as voice commands and web histories.

Apple’s default Mail app for the iPhone has a severe security flaw, researchers claim – The Verge

Apple’s default Mail app for the iPhone has a severe security flaw, researchers claim – The Verge:

“‘To mitigate these issues — you can use the latest beta available. If using a beta version is not possible, consider disabling Mail application and use Outlook or Gmail that are not vulnerable,’ ZecOps writes.”

*Expect more pressure on Apple to let people change default apps. Even if it turns out that doing so doesn’t provide increased security

Hackers Can Use Lasers to ‘Speak’ to Your Amazon Echo or Google Home | WIRED

Hackers Can Use Lasers to ‘Speak’ to Your Amazon Echo or Google Home | WIRED:

“Hackers Can Use Lasers to ‘Speak’ to Your Amazon Echo or Google Home By pointing lasers tuned to a precise frequency at a smart assistant, researchers could force it to unlock cars, open garage doors, and more.”

*Interesting. Worth a read.