Iranian Cyber-Attacks

Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM

In episode 103: The US Department of Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyber-attacks, Ring gets hit with a $5 million dollar class action lawsuit, and some quick tips on how to prevent calendar SPAM. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Iran maintains a robust cyber program and can execute cyber-attacks against Read more about Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM[…]

ToTok Spy App

New California Data Privacy Law, Wyze Data Leak, ToTok Spy App

In episode 102: Details on the new California data privacy law, the Wyze data leak, and what is the ToTok app and could it be spying on you? ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Enter our Silent Pocket New Year’s Giveaway – Deadline to enter: January 11th 2020 https://kingsumo.com/g/jsz2pk/silent-pocket-faraday-bag-new-years-giveaway Details on Read more about New California Data Privacy Law, Wyze Data Leak, ToTok Spy App[…]

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

In episode 101: Start the new year off right by following our top 10 cybersecurity and privacy resolutions! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Recommended Password Managers KeePass (free and open source): https://keepass.info/ Dashlane: https://www.dashlane.com/ 1Password: https://1password.com/ See if your site or service offer’s two-factor or multi-factor authentication https://twofactorauth.org/ Silent Pocket Read more about Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions[…]

2020 Predictions

The Year in Review and 2020 Predictions with Kevin Johnson

In episode 100: Kevin Johnson, CEO of SecureIdeas joins us in this very special milestone episode to discuss the year that was 2019 and what Kevin’s “predictions” are for cybersecurity and privacy 2020. Thank you to Kevin for being our special guest! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** The Nerf Dart Read more about The Year in Review and 2020 Predictions with Kevin Johnson[…]

Smart Lock Security

The Password Reuse Problem, US Government IoT Recommendations, Smart Lock Security Disaster

In episode 99: Password reuse is still a very large problem, US government recommendations for securing Internet of Things devices, and yet another smart lock device security disaster. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Password reuse continues to be a major problem https://www.microsoft.com/securityinsights/Identity https://resources.hypr.com/top-recommendations/password-usage-study https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-hacks-ring-camera-8-year-old-girl-s-bedroom-n1100586 US government recommendations for securing Internet Read more about The Password Reuse Problem, US Government IoT Recommendations, Smart Lock Security Disaster[…]

Mass Surveillance in China

How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack

In episode 98: A new report from the EFF details how we are tracked online by third-party corporations, more mass surveillance concerns in China and Australia, and a malicious app hijack attack on Android to be aware of. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** How You’re Tracked Online – Must Read Read more about How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack[…]

Twitter Account Purge

Phone and Voice Fraud, Twitter Account Purge, Adobe Magento Marketplace Data Breach

In episode 97 for December 2nd 2019: How to prevent phone and voice fraud, Twitter’s inactive account purge, and the Adobe Magento Marketplace data breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Don’t become a victim of phone and voicemail fraud https://www.darkreading.com/7-ways-to-hang-up-on-voice-fraud—/d/d-id/1336427 Twitter’s inactive account purge https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/27/tech/twitter-inactive-account-delete/index.html https://twitter.com/TwitterSupport/status/1199777313300209664 Adobe Magento Marketplace data Read more about Phone and Voice Fraud, Twitter Account Purge, Adobe Magento Marketplace Data Breach[…]

Black Friday Shopping

Disney+ Hacked Accounts, Black Friday Scams, Android Camera Exploits

In episode 96: Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked, Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams to watch out for, and the latest on new Android camera exploits affecting Google and Samsung smartphones. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Disney+ accounts hacked shortly after the service launched https://www.zdnet.com/article/thousands-of-hacked-disney-accounts-are-already-for-sale-on-hacking-forums/ Find out which Read more about Disney+ Hacked Accounts, Black Friday Scams, Android Camera Exploits[…]

Google Collecting Healthcare Data

Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams

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 95 for November 18th 2019: Google’s access to the medical records of millions of Americans, a new ruling on suspicionless searches at the US border, and details on a new scam using Read more about Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams[…]

Smart Speaker Laser Attack

Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild

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 94 for November 11th 2019: Facebook’s Group API data leak and 7,000 pages of leaked Facebook documents, lasers that can control your smart speakers, and details about the BlueKeep vulnerability now being Read more about Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild[…]

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