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[…]

Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2019

Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2019

Thank you for supporting and listening to the show this year! Initial data on our download numbers show that we’ve grown our audience by over 40% in 2019! Having said that, if you haven’t listened to our most popular episodes you should definitely check these out and add them to your playlist. See below for Read more about Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2019[…]

WhatsApp NSO Group Lawsuit

WhatsApp’s NSO Group Lawsuit, This Week in Data Breaches, Office 365 Voicemail Phishing

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 93 for November 4th 2019: The WhatsApp NSO group lawsuit plus details on Facebook’s preventive health tool, this week’s data breach news, and how attackers are using a voicemail to phish Microsoft Read more about WhatsApp’s NSO Group Lawsuit, This Week in Data Breaches, Office 365 Voicemail Phishing[…]

Smart Speaker Phishing Attacks

Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features

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 92 for October 28th 2019: Details on the Nord VPN security incident, using Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers for phishing attacks, and new privacy features in Apple iOS 13 you Read more about Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features[…]

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault, Google’s New Privacy and Security Controls, REAL ID Deadline

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 89 for October 7th 2019: Microsoft’s new OneDrive personal vault, updated privacy and security controls announced by Google, and the TSA’s announcement about the REAL ID deadline next year. I have a Read more about Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault, Google’s New Privacy and Security Controls, REAL ID Deadline[…]

Amazon Echo Frames

Amazon Smart Glasses, Webkey Social Engineering, Erase Your Old Hard Drives!

In episode 92 of our monthly show Tom and Scott talk about Amazon’s new smart glasses that work with Alexa, what webkey’s are and how they could be used for social engineering, and why you should always erase old hard drives and other data storage before selling or giving away computers and other electronics. Looking Read more about Amazon Smart Glasses, Webkey Social Engineering, Erase Your Old Hard Drives![…]

Limit Ad Tracking

DoorDash Data Breach, Voice Assistant Privacy Changes, Limiting Ad Tracking

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 88 for September 30th 2019: DoorDash announces a data breach affecting 4.9 million people, recent voice assistant privacy changes, and ways that you can limit ad tracking on your mobile device. Are Read more about DoorDash Data Breach, Voice Assistant Privacy Changes, Limiting Ad Tracking[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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