Privacy Isn't Dead

Truths and Myths of Privacy, Fake Shopping Apps, Borat RAT Malware

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Scott and Tom explain why privacy isn’t dead, why everyone should care about their privacy, and how you should respond to someone that says “I don’t care about privacy, I have nothing to hide!”. Plus, details on a new attack using fake shopping apps and how a new malware toolkit called “Borat RAT” is no laughing matter.

** Links mentioned on the show **

The truths and myths of privacy (Scott’s blog post)
https://clickarmor.ca/2022/04/the-truths-and-myths-of-privacy/
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/tctcxy/how_to_explain_importance_of_privacy_to_common/
https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/wiki/index/

Three types of online attack (Mikko Hypponen’s TED talk)
https://www.ted.com/talks/mikko_hypponen_three_types_of_online_attack

Hackers Distributing Fake Shopping Apps to Steal Banking Data of Malaysian Users
https://thehackernews.com/2022/04/hackers-distributing-fake-shopping-apps.html

Borat RAT malware: A ‘unique’ triple threat that is far from funny
https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/borat-rat-malware-a-unique-triple-threat-that-is-far-from-funny/

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