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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 ...

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 ...
Jeff Bezos

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? ...
Security Boulevard

Amazon Echo Recording Controversy, New Mobile Phone Scam, Hotels Leaking Data

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 15th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Amazon Echo’s recording controversy, a new mobile phone scam, and hotels leaking ...

Cyberspace’s Weapons of Mass Deconstruction

The cyberworld is replete with exhibitionists and voyeurs, facilitated by social-network (or should I say social-engineering) technologies such as those provided by Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, and others. Even seemingly staid news ...

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 ...

Phishing Attack Targeting Two-Factor Authentication, Amazon Echo Eavesdropping, Netflix Email Scam – WB49

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for December 31st 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: a new phishing attack targeting ...
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 ...
IoT

Who Needs Privacy? Consumers Opt for Convenience in Voice, Home Assistants

Whether it’s Alexa, Amazon Echo, Google Home or some other voice recognition, home assistants are growing in popularity. As voice and digital assistant devices continues to burgeon, though, many consumers remain worried ...
Security Boulevard