Recorded Sunday, February 11, 2018
Exploits, exploits everywhere. This week we discuss exploits of the Cisco vulnerability, Spectre, and Meltdown, as well as a bug in WordPress and the coming release of Office 2019. Also, Kerry demos the new Amazon WordPress plugin that creates audio versions of blog posts.
Story 1: You Can’t Say We Didn’t Warn You
The bad guys are starting to hammer feverishly at the Cisco device and Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities.
Meltdown & Spectre Emerge (Security Now!)
Story 2: WordPress Auto-Update Broken
WordPress 4.9.3 broke auto-update, so you need to manually update to 4.9.4 to fix it.
WordPress Update Breaks Future Auto-Updates. Manually Update Now! (Wordfence Blog)
Story 3: Office 2019 Release Details
Office 2019 is coming… for most of us.
Story 4: Amazon Polly Plugin Demo
With the new Amazon Polly plugin, you can easily generate auto versions of your blog posts, and the results are pretty good.
Give Your WordPress Blog a Voice With Our New Amazon Polly Plugin (Amazon AWS Blog)
Chronically Zen (Kerry’s blog)