Sterling example of both the Hubris and Cruft of Wipro's information security practices. Would you trust the Indian outsourcing company with your organizations' information security? At one time, the answer may have been an affirmative response, but is that still the case?
This situation - the failure of a highly touted Amazon Corporation (NasdaqGS: AMZN) machine learning/psuedo-artificial-intelligence API/Database construct known as 'Amazon Rekognition' - is a Prime example of large-scale, resilient corporate hubris. Highly disappointing, yet the stock is not suffering... And, then there's this.
Via Catalin Cimpanu, writing at Bleeping Computer, comes one of today's most interesting - yet innocuous (thus far) - flaws, targeting the speaker products of both Sonos and Bose Corporation. Apparently, the flaws are of the remote exploit variety, of which, permits remote attackers to execute sounds upon command. The possibilites, therefore, are significant (considering the Children of the Script out there...). So far, the reports have noted pranking connected to the flaw.
"The AWS-ECC508 is an add-on chip designed to make devices more secure—at least for developers using Amazon’s IoT cloud. Cloud services are an integral part of the Internet of Things, which is built around the concept of connected objects becoming ubiquitous in our environment, and which must therefore rely on large-scale computing infrastructure." - via IEEE's Spectrum Magazine contributor Stephen Cass