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 ...
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A Guide on 5 Common LinkedIn Scams

The fact that scammers haunt Facebook and Twitter is not surprising. Even so, digital criminals don’t stop with just those two platforms. They’re also known to stalk users on LinkedIn where connections ...

Top PayPal Scams and Protection Tips

This article will give you insights into the common PayPal hoaxes circulating these days. Additionally, you will learn how to keep your payment experience safe when using the popular service in question ...

FaceApp Privacy Panic, Facebook’s 5 Billion Dollar Fine, Amazon Brushing Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 22nd 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The FaceApp privacy panic, Facebook’s 5 billion dollar fine from the FTC, ...

How Apple’s "Find My" Feature Works

Matthew Green intelligently speculates about how Apple's new "Find My" feature works. If you haven't already been inspired by the description above, let me phrase the question you ought to be asking: ...
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Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 117

In This Issue: "Charity Scams are Real - How Low Will They Go to Exploit a Tragedy?" Find out how cyber criminals monetize tragedy and exploit human emotions.   The post Social-Engineer Newsletter ...
New Phishing Attacks are Increasingly Clever

New Phishing Attacks are Increasingly Clever

Cunning phish are on the rise, according to industry experts at Microsoft. Additionally, phishing dry attacks continued to be the top attack vector through 2018. While ransomware attacks have decreased 60% since ...

Israel Cyber-Attack Bombing, New Google Privacy Settings, Traditional Mail Blackmail Scam

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 13th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Israel bombs a building in retaliation for a cyber-attack, Google adds more ...

Amazon Is Losing the War on Fraudulent Sellers

Excellent article on fraudulent seller tactics on Amazon. The most prominent black hat companies for US Amazon sellers offer ways to manipulate Amazon's ranking system to promote products, protect accounts from disciplinary ...
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In 2019, Don’t Forget About Phishing

There’s no question that digital safety and data security are serious concerns for everyone these days. Businesses big and small simply cannot survive without some kind of security program in place. While ...
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