Twitter Hack Lessons Learned, TikTok Ban, Rite Aid Facial Recognition Cameras

Twitter Hack Lessons Learned, TikTok Ban, Rite Aid Facial Recognition Cameras

In episode 133 for August 10th 2020: What we can learn from the big Twitter hack, why everyone is trying to ban TikTok, and pharmacy chain Rite Aid’s use of facial recognition cameras. ** Links mentioned on the show ** How the FBI tracked down the Twitter hackers https://blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/company/2020/an-update-on-our-security-incident.html https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-the-fbi-tracked-down-the-twitter-hackers/ ... Read More

How Big Tech Collects Your Private Data and How to Delete It

In episode 132 for August 3rd 2020: How the big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter collect your private data and how you can delete it with Kira Rakova from Undatify. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Find out more about Undatify https://undatify.me/ https://www.instagram.com/undatifyme/ The Step-by-Step Guide ... Read More

Chinese Hacking Campaign Exposed, BadPower Fast Charger Attack, Instacart Data Leak

In episode 131 for July 27th 2020: The FBI charges two Chinese hackers for one of the largest Chinese directed hacking campaigns ever discovered, how the BadPower fast charger attack could melt or set your devices on fire, and details on a massive leak of Instacart customer information. ** Links ... Read More
Privacy Settings for Amazon Echo and Google Home

Privacy Settings for Amazon Echo and Google Home

In episode 102 of our July monthly show Scott and Tom walk-through the recommended privacy settings for Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers. ** Links mentioned on the show ** 8 ways to protect your Amazon Echo privacy while working from home https://www.cnet.com/how-to/8-ways-to-protect-your-amazon-echo-privacy-while-working-from-home/ How To Make Your Amazon Echo ... Read More

The Big Twitter Hack, Critical Windows DNS Server Update, Email Impersonation Attacks

In episode 130 for July 20th 2020: Details on the big Twitter hack which took over high-profile accounts, a major wormable critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows DNS Server, and how email impersonation attacks take advantage of everyone working from home. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Twitter blames ‘coordinated’ ... Read More

F5 BIG-IP Exploit, WiFi Router Security Updates, Password Reuse

In episode 129 for July 13th 2020: Impact of the F5-BIG-IP critical vulnerability, security updates and your WiFi router, and details about new research that shows how billions of compromised credentials are available in the cyber underground. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Mitigating critical F5 BIG-IP RCE flaw ... Read More

TikTok Privacy Concerns, macOS Ransomware, Bad Passwords

In episode 128 for July 6th 2020: In episode 128 for July 6th 2020: New TikTok privacy concerns, the rise of macOS ransomware, and details on new research about bad password choices. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad ... Read More

EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?

In episode 101 of our June monthly show: Scott and Tom discuss the privacy concerns with the EARN IT Act, more stories of facial recognition fail, and Scott talks about his new podcast, Can I Be Phished? ** Links mentioned on the show ** PETITION: Nearly 500,000 say Congress shouldn’t ... Read More
Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast

Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast

In episode 127 for June 29th 2020: Family safety and security with special guest Andy Murphy host of The Secure Dad podcast. I really enjoyed this interview with Andy! If you’re looking for a podcast about home and family security, self-defense, and more you should definitely subscribe to his show! ... Read More

Largest DDoS Attack Ever, New Dropbox Features, North Korean Cyber-Attacks

In episode 126 for June 22nd 2020: Details on the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack ever recorded, new security features in Dropbox, and the latest on new North Korean targeted cyber-attacks. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Zoom will provide end-to-end encryption to all users ... Read More