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[…]

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[…]

Facebook Cryptocurrency Libra

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 24th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook announces a new cryptocurrency called Libra, two new zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Firefox, and should you be scanning your smart TV for malware? Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday Read more about Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware[…]

The US Customs and Border Protection Agency Data Breach

US Customs and Border Protection Data Breach, Sign in with Apple, Leaked Facebook Emails

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 17th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: the US Customs and Border Protection data breach, the new sign in with Apple button, and more leaked Facebook emails. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, Read more about US Customs and Border Protection Data Breach, Sign in with Apple, Leaked Facebook Emails[…]

Quest Diagnostics data breach

Quest Diagnostics Data Breach, Google’s Network Outage, US Visa Applicants and Social Media Names

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 10th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: the Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp Data Breach, what happens to your smart devices when the Internet goes down, and US visa applicants now required to share their social media names. Protect your digital privacy with Read more about Quest Diagnostics Data Breach, Google’s Network Outage, US Visa Applicants and Social Media Names[…]

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