TikTok Circumvents Privacy Protections, Russian Sanction Attacks, AirTag Anti-Stalking Measures

TikTok Circumvents Privacy Protections, Russian Sanction Attacks, Apple AirTag Anti-Stalking Measures

How TikTok can circumvent privacy protections and performs device tracking that gives TikTok full access to user data, the US government warns about ransomware attacks after Biden’s new sanctions against Russia, and ...
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Defending Against Pervasive Spyware

The revelation that Israeli company NSO Group’s spy software Pegasus was targeting the smartphones of activists, journalists and business executives sent a shockwave through the international press. The spyware successfully infiltrated the ...
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The High Cost of Privacy By Default

In the ongoing “war” between Facebook and Apple over privacy, Apple’s new operating system, iOS 14.5 contains a feature that most people assumed—incorrectly—was already part of the operating system; the ability to ...
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Microsoft Sued for LinkedIn Clipboard Snooping Scare

LinkedIn got caught reading personal data from iPhone clipboards. Now a user is suing Microsoft’s social network ...
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Apple Scrambles to Patch Old iOS Mail Bugs

A pair of unpatched RCE vulnerabilities in iOS have been quietly exploited for months—possibly years ...
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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 ...

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 ...

Apple iOS 13, Venmo Scams, Simjacking Attacks

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 87 for September 22nd 2019: Everything you need to ...

New Firefox Privacy Protections, Apple iOS Zero-Days, Facebook User Phone Numbers Exposed

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 85 for September 9th 2019: Firefox will now block ...

New Facebook Privacy Controls, Apple iOS Patching Mistake, MoviePass Data Breach

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 83 for August 26th 2019: Facebook announces new off-Facebook ...