Off-Facebook Activity

New Facebook Privacy Controls, Apple iOS Patching Mistake, MoviePass Data Breach

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 83 for August 26th 2019: Facebook announces new off-Facebook activity privacy controls, how Apple made everyone’s iOS device vulnerable, and details on the massive MoviePass data breach. This week I read yet Read more about New Facebook Privacy Controls, Apple iOS Patching Mistake, MoviePass Data Breach[…]

BioStar2 Biometric Data Breach

Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 82 for August 19th 2019: The BioStar2 biometric security data breach, wormable vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, and the FBI trying to harvest your social media data. Can you believe that this week Read more about Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting[…]

BSides Las Vegas Security Conference

BSides Las Vegas, iMessage Exploit, 5G and Stingray Surveillance

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 12th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: My summary of last week’s BSides Las Vegas security conference, how a single text message to your iPhone could get you hacked, and how Stingray surveillance devices can still be used on new 5G networks. Read more about BSides Las Vegas, iMessage Exploit, 5G and Stingray Surveillance[…]

Capital One Data Breach

Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 5th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes in the payouts from the Equifax settlement, and Nextdoor app scams. If you happen to be in the cybersecurity industry this week is Read more about Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams[…]

Medical Device Security

Medical Device Security with Special Guest John Nye

In episode 90 of our monthly show we discuss medical device security with John Nye, Senior Director of Cybersecurity Research and Communication at CynergisTek. Do you use an insulin pump, have a pacemaker or other medical device implant? Are you concerned about medical device security and what the future holds for technology like this? If Read more about Medical Device Security with Special Guest John Nye[…]

Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Equifax Settlement, Android Video File Exploit, Encryption Backdoors

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 29th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Details on the Equifax breach settlement, why your Android phone could be exploited by simply watching a video file, and encryption backdoors being requested by world-wide governments. Can you believe that its almost August and Read more about Equifax Settlement, Android Video File Exploit, Encryption Backdoors[…]

FaceApp, Facebook's $5B fine, Amazon Brushing Scams

FaceApp Privacy Panic, Facebook’s 5 Billion Dollar Fine, Amazon Brushing Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 22nd 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The FaceApp privacy panic, Facebook’s 5 billion dollar fine from the FTC, and what you need to know about two new types of Amazon scams. Traveling internationally this summer? If so, make sure you protect Read more about FaceApp Privacy Panic, Facebook’s 5 Billion Dollar Fine, Amazon Brushing Scams[…]

Zoom Zero-Day

Zoom Zero-Day, GDPR Fines, Google Assistant Recordings

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 15th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Zoom video conferencing zero-day, massive fines being issued for violating GDPR, and who might be listening when you talk to your Google Assistant. Looking to protect your laptop, smartphone, and key fobs this summer? Well Read more about Zoom Zero-Day, GDPR Fines, Google Assistant Recordings[…]

Top 3 Tips for Staying Private on Vacation

Amazon Alexa Recordings, Facebook Malware Campaign, Top 3 Tips to Stay Private on Vacation

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 8th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Amazon confirms that Alexa recordings are kept forever, details about one of the largest Facebook malware campaigns, and my top three tips for staying private on vacation. Summer is upon us and that means it’s Read more about Amazon Alexa Recordings, Facebook Malware Campaign, Top 3 Tips to Stay Private on Vacation[…]

US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 1st 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US cyber-attack on Iran, the sad state of cybersecurity in the US government, and what you need to know about malvertising campaigns. Don’t you hate air travel? I know I do! Rude people, crowds, Read more about US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns[…]

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