China Hacked Equifax

Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption

In episode 108 for February 17th 2020: The US charges four Chinese military hackers in the Equifax data breach, how Israel’s entire voter registry was exposed, and details on the encryption provider that was secretly owned by the CIA for the last fifty years. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** U.S. Read more about Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption[…]

Tax Identity Theft

Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident

In episode 107 for February 10th 2020: preventing tax identity theft and other tax scams, the FTC taking a stand against companies that support robocallers, and details on the incident where videos from Google Photos were being sent to strangers. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Preventing Tax Identity Theft and Read more about Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident[…]

Off-Facebook Activity Tool

Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach

In episode 106 for February 3rd 2020: What you need to know about Facebook’s new off-Facebook activity tool, details about the Ring Android app sending user data to third party trackers, and new developments in the Wawa credit card breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Off-Facebook Activity is a Welcome Read more about Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach[…]

Dark Web Fraud and Cybercrime

Dark Web Fraud and Cybercrime with Emily Wilson

In episode 105 for January 27th 2020: What are the new forms of fraud and cybercrime being found on the Dark Web? We discuss this fascinating topic with Emily Wilson, VP of Research at Terbium Labs. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Emily’s Dark Reading Article: Fraud in the New Decade Read more about Dark Web Fraud and Cybercrime with Emily Wilson[…]

Critical Windows Vulnerability

Critical Windows Vulnerability, Dating App Security Risk, Apple iOS Privacy Features

In episode 104 for January 20th 2020: Details on the new critical Microsoft Windows vulnerability, why dating apps could pose a national security risk, and how new Apple privacy features are changing the way your data is sold. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Major Windows flaw was discovered and reported Read more about Critical Windows Vulnerability, Dating App Security Risk, Apple iOS Privacy Features[…]

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[…]

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