New Tracker Warning Features on iPhones & Androids, 2024 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

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In episode 330 Tom, Scott, and Kevin discuss the new features for iPhones and Android phones designed to warn users about secret trackers, possibly aiding in identifying stalkers. The hosts discuss Apple and Google’s collaboration on a technology called DOLT (Detecting Unwanted Location Trackers), aiming to improve user privacy by detecting Bluetooth trackers like Tiles and AirTags. They also highlight the findings from the 2024 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), discussing key statistics on company breaches, the average time to remediate vulnerabilities, the rise in ransomware and extortion cases, third-party risks, and the negligible impact of AI on current threats. Additionally, the segment touches on human-related incidents’ significant role in breaches. The episode concludes with the announcement of new Shared Security Podcast stickers.

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iPhones And Androids Can Now Warn You of ‘Secret Trackers’

Verizon releases their 2024 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)

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