Steve and Gerry discuss recently published research of two attacks that can be use to compromise the Amazon Echo digital assistant device, and the implications for digital assistants in general going forward. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is great, but not bulletproof. Steve and Gerry discuss attack vectors and what organizations should be thinking of when implementing and using MFA. Finally the guys wrap up discussing Microsoft’s recent announcement of supporting JavaScript within its spreadsheet application, Excel.

Show Notes


Amazon Echo Attacks Research

Cracking 2FA

JavaScript for Excel


One Cool Things

Google Do No Evil no more

Offline “Here we go” Google Maps