Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail

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 90 for October 14th 2019: How protesters in Hong ...
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Hackers Hijack Chromecast Devices and Smart TVs via Exposed UPnP

A pair of hackers has launched a campaign that displays rogue messages on people’s smart TVs encouraging them to subscribe to a popular YouTube channel. The attack doesn’t seem to be malicious ...
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Clever cryptojacking campaign targets MicroTik routers. If you own one, patch now!

Clever cryptojacking campaign targets MicroTik routers. If you own one, patch now!

Hackers are conducting several malware campaigns involving cryptojacking tools and vulnerable MikroTik routers. Their clever technique eliminates the need to infect websites with cryptojacking malware, and instead shifts the focus onto unpatched ...

WPA3: What You Need To Know

Earlier this month, the Wi-Fi Alliance made a press release announcing the availability of WPA3. Built on top of several existing but not widely deployed technologies, WPA3 makes several vast improvements over ...
Router malware worse than experts realize

Router malware worse than experts realize

In May, security experts discovered one of the most widespread malware infections in history. Now, they’re warning businesses and consumers that it’s even worse than their first assessment. The VPNFilter malware poses ...

VPNFilter malware still making waves

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read ...
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VPNFilter botnet has hacked 500,000 routers. Reboot and patch now!

Half a million routers and storage devices in dozens of countries around the world have been infected by a sophisticated botnet, in preparation for an alleged planned cyber attack on Ukraine. The ...
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The Shared Security Podcast Episode 76 – Special Guest Kevin Johnson (@secureideas), Router Hacking, GDPR, NSA Metadata

This is the 76th episode of the Shared Security Podcast sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox. This episode was ...
Tips for optimizing your mobile hotspot

Tips for optimizing your mobile hotspot

Did you know you can keep your laptop connected to the Internet in areas without a Wi-Fi connection? All it takes is a portable, low-cost 4G router to make a private wireless ...
Patch Plugs More Than a Dozen Vulnerabilities Affecting Industrial Secure Router Series

Patch Plugs More Than a Dozen Vulnerabilities Affecting Industrial Secure Router Series

A newly issued patch plugs more than a dozen vulnerabilities that affect certain versions of an industrial multiport secure router series. On 13 April, Cisco Talos published a report revealing the security ...