Chinese Hackers, Coronavirus Phishing Attacks, How to Stay (Almost) Anonymous Online

In episode 97 of our monthly show we discuss how Chinese hackers caused the Equifax data breach, new coronavirus phishing attacks to be aware of, and how to stay (almost) anonymous online. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** U.S. Charges 4 Chinese Military Officers in 2017 ... Read More

Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption

In episode 108 for February 17th 2020: The US charges four Chinese military hackers in the Equifax data breach, how Israel’s entire voter registry was exposed, and details on the encryption provider that was secretly owned by the CIA for the last fifty years. ** Show notes and links mentioned ... Read More

Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident

In episode 107 for February 10th 2020: preventing tax identity theft and other tax scams, the FTC taking a stand against companies that support robocallers, and details on the incident where videos from Google Photos were being sent to strangers. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** ... Read More

Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach

In episode 106 for February 3rd 2020: What you need to know about Facebook’s new off-Facebook activity tool, details about the Ring Android app sending user data to third party trackers, and new developments in the Wawa credit card breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** ... Read More

Voting by Smartphone, Jeff Bezos Hacked, Microsoft Security Breach

In episode 96 of our monthly we discuss the controversy of voting by smartphone in our elections, the Jeff Bezos hacking incident, and the recent Microsoft support security breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Seattle-Area Voters To Vote By Smartphone In 1st For U.S. Elections ... Read More

Dark Web Fraud and Cybercrime with Emily Wilson

In episode 105 for January 27th 2020: What are the new forms of fraud and cybercrime being found on the Dark Web? We discuss this fascinating topic with Emily Wilson, VP of Research at Terbium Labs. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Emily’s Dark Reading Article: ... Read More

Critical Windows Vulnerability, Dating App Security Risk, Apple iOS Privacy Features

In episode 104 for January 20th 2020: Details on the new critical Microsoft Windows vulnerability, why dating apps could pose a national security risk, and how new Apple privacy features are changing the way your data is sold. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Major Windows ... Read More

Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM

In episode 103: The US Department of Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyber-attacks, Ring gets hit with a $5 million dollar class action lawsuit, and some quick tips on how to prevent calendar SPAM. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Iran maintains a robust cyber program ... Read More

New California Data Privacy Law, Wyze Data Leak, ToTok Spy App

In episode 102: Details on the new California data privacy law, the Wyze data leak, and what is the ToTok app and could it be spying on you? ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Enter our Silent Pocket New Year’s Giveaway – Deadline to enter: January ... Read More

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

In episode 101: Start the new year off right by following our top 10 cybersecurity and privacy resolutions! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Recommended Password Managers KeePass (free and open source): Dashlane: 1Password: See if your site or service offer’s two-factor or ... Read More