TikTok Privacy

TikTok Privacy Concerns, macOS Ransomware, Bad Passwords

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In episode 128 for July 6th 2020: New TikTok privacy concerns, the rise of macOS ransomware, and details on new research about bad password choices.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast
https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/06/29/family-safety-and-security-with-andy-murphy-from-the-secure-dad-podcast

EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?
https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/06/30/earn-it-act-facial-recognition-fail-can-i-be-phished

TikTok Reverse Engineered: What Was Discovered Will Make You Delete It ASAP
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/hgkqee/tiktok_reverse_engineered_what_was_discovered

TikTok Reverse Engineering Highlights Massive Privacy Problems
https://beincrypto.com/tiktok-reverse-engineering-highlights-massive-privacy-problems

iOS 14 beta has a banner to confirm when you paste from another device (eg copy on a Mac and paste on iPhone)
https://twitter.com/jeremyburge/status/1275832600146391042

India bans TikTok, dozens of other Chinese apps
https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/29/india-bans-tiktok-dozens-of-other-chinese-apps

A New Ransomware Targeting Apple macOS Users Through Pirated Apps
https://thehackernews.com/2020/07/macos-ransomware-attack.html

One out of every 142 passwords is ‘123456’
https://www.zdnet.com/article/one-out-of-every-142-passwords-is-123456

PWDB – New generation of Password Mass-Analysis
https://github.com/FlameOfIgnis/Pwdb-Public

The End of Passwords as We Know It – Interview with Andrew Shikiar from the FIDO Alliance
https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/04/27/the-end-of-passwords-as-we-know-it/

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https://www.clickarmor.ca/canibephished

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