The Lighthouse IT Podcast - July 14th, 2023
This week, Matt & Griff discuss the latest cybersecurity vulnerabilities, including a huge Fortinet affecting 70% of firewalls, the ongoing debacle around popular social media platforms, Apple's VR headset, and TikTok's influence on book publishers!
The world's largest spherical structure is now active and displaying some remarkable visuals.
IT professionals are burning out - leaving high vacancies in the process
A recent study has found some worrying statistics about the state of IT professionals, and it could have big ramifications if not addressed.
Fortinet bug affects 70% of firewalls
A new patch recently was released for a severe vulnerability in Fortinet's SSL-VPN, and if you rely on said VPN you need to patch it right away.
GhostScript bug could allow system commands
Open-source version of Adobe's PostScript known as GhostScript has recently patched out a major flaw that allowed hackers to remotely execute system commands on devices.
Apple's $3,499 headset may be available by appointment only
Apple is eager to personalize each headset for each user, ensuring a snug fit and even prescription lenses if required.
BookTok is gaining strength
Major cultural phenomenon TikTok has a literature subculture within it that has been creating major movements within the industry.
Where are we all supposed to go? P92?
Popular modern social media platforms are going through rough times *cough reddit cough cough twitter* and many people are now looking for alternatives, with Threads being a current contender.