Latest news from Naked Security (2019/10/22)

US nuclear weapons command finally ditches 8-inch floppies

The disks are part of the command centres that run the country’s nuclear missile deterrent on behalf of SACCS.

Storing your stuff securely in the cloud

How much of our stuff is going to the cloud? Probably a lot more than you realize. Let’s look at the risks and how to mitigate them.

Vatican launches smart rosary – complete with brute-force flaw

Now fixed, the Vatican’s new fitness-and-prayer eRosary and its accompanying app, Click to Pray, were found to have a serious privacy bug.

Woman ordered to type in iPhone passcode so police can search device

It’s not a violation of her Fifth Amendment rights, the court said, because it’s a “foregone conclusion” that she knows her phone passcode.

Google chief warns visitors about smart speakers in his home

Rick Osterloh says he discloses smart speaker use when someone enters his home, and the products should probably do so themselves.