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 ...
1,000 False Wakewords: A Letter! Buy 200 Toilet Rolls

1,000 False Wakewords: A Letter! Buy 200 Toilet Rolls

Researchers have found a thousand ways to say smart-speaker wakewords, highlighting the privacy problems. Again ...
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Hey Alexa, Whats a Phone Book?

“Hey Alexa, What’s a Phone Book?”

Recently, my husband came home from his day at work and during our normal evening conversation, I asked, “How was work today?” His reply was, “It was alright, we had another order ...
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Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 94 for November 11th 2019: Facebook’s Group API data ...

Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 92 for October 28th 2019: Details on the Nord ...
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Amazon Smart Glasses, Webkey Social Engineering, Erase Your Old Hard Drives!

In episode 92 of our monthly show Tom and Scott talk about Amazon’s new smart glasses that work with Alexa, what webkey’s are and how they could be used for social engineering, ...

DoorDash Data Breach, Voice Assistant Privacy Changes, Limiting Ad Tracking

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 88 for September 30th 2019: DoorDash announces a data ...
Who’s Listening? When Voice Assistants Invade Your Privacy

Who’s Listening? When Voice Assistants Invade Your Privacy

Just this January, Apple featured a billboard at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone,” the billboard stated. The recent news that Apple ...

Amazon Alexa Recordings, Facebook Malware Campaign, Top 3 Tips to Stay Private on Vacation

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 8th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Amazon confirms that Alexa recordings are kept forever, details about one of ...
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Alexa! Why Are You Stalking Me? (Did Amazon Lie?)

Amazon whistleblowers supposedly say thousands of Alexa team members can see your precise location. But just two weeks ago, didn’t the company pinky-swear they couldn’t? ...
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