US Government Shutdown, Privacy at CES 2019, Mobile Location Data Controversy – WB51

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for January 14th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US government shutdown and ...
I Am Alexa, and I Am Here to Help: Simple Tweaks to Help Reduce Risk from Voice-Controlled Devices

I Am Alexa, and I Am Here to Help: Simple Tweaks to Help Reduce Risk from Voice-Controlled Devices

Over the last few years, smart devices – once a rare novelty for only the elite and early-adopters – have become a common household item, partly in thanks to Amazon’s economical Alexa-powered ...
What Does Always “On” Mean to Your Privacy?

What Does Always “On” Mean to Your Privacy?

Have you ever used a digital assistant such as Alexa? They are always connected to the internet and they are always listening. What happens if these devices go rogue? Is having one ...

What’s the real value—and danger—of smart assistants?

Smart assistants are programmed to eavesdrop on you in order to await commands. Sometimes they're dangerous, and other times downright hilarious. What's the real value in these devices? Categories: Security world Technology ...
How to make Alexa your office assistant

How to make Alexa your office assistant

Amazon’s Alexa has come a long way from performing basic functions like setting alarms, streaming music, and providing weather updates, to an all-around office assistant superstar. As Amazon continues to develop Alexa, ...
CapLoader 1.6

CapLoader 1.6 Released

CapLoader is designed to simplify complex tasks, such as digging through gigabytes of PCAP data looking for traffic that sticks out or shouldn't be there. Improved usability has therefore been the primary ...
Remote Exploitation Of An Unaltered Passenger Vehicle

Your voice assistant can hear things you can’t – such as a hacker

What researchers have dubbed the Dolphin Attack is theoretical - for now - but it affects all voice assistants ...
Naked Security - Sophos