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)

Three types of online attack (Mikko Hypponen’s TED talk)

Hackers Distributing Fake Shopping Apps to Steal Banking Data of Malaysian Users

Borat RAT malware: A ‘unique’ triple threat that is far from funny

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