Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 24th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook announces a new cryptocurrency called Libra, two new zero-day vulnerabilities affecting ...
Easy Target for Russian Hackers

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 ...
Security Boulevard

Weekly Blaze – Malware-Less Email Attacks, Equifax Breach Updates, Vizio Class Action Lawsuit

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for September 17, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was ...
U.S. Senators Ask FTC to Launch Privacy Investigation of Smart TVs

U.S. Senators Ask FTC to Launch Privacy Investigation of Smart TVs

Two United States Senators asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the privacy policies and practices of smart TV manufacturers. In mid-July, Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) submitted ...