COVID-19

COVID-19 Mass Surveillance, New Coronavirus Cyber-Attacks, Encryption Backdoors

In episode 113 for March 23rd 2020: Israel passes an emergency law to use mobile data to track people infected with COVID-19, the latest coronavirus cyber-attacks to be aware of, and how governments world-wide could be putting backdoors into secure messaging apps. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Israel passes emergency Read more about COVID-19 Mass Surveillance, New Coronavirus Cyber-Attacks, Encryption Backdoors[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Samsung Galaxy S10

Pitney Bowes Ransomware Attack, Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Bypass, Top Technology Fears

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 91 for October 21st 2019: Pitney Bowes becomes the latest ransomware victim, what are the top technology fears, and the latest on the vulnerability that allows a Samsung Galaxy S10 to be Read more about Pitney Bowes Ransomware Attack, Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Bypass, Top Technology Fears[…]

Credit Card Spying

Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying

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 84 for September 2nd 2019: “Ghost click” Android apps found on the Google Play Store, new privacy protections for Apple’s Siri voice assistant, and did you know that your credit card may Read more about Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying[…]

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[…]

Ransomware is rampaging US cities

Ransomware Rampage, Mobile Phishing Attacks, iPhone App Ad Trackers

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 3rd 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: US cities are being rampaged with ransomware, mobile phishing attacks on the rise, and do you know what your iPhone is doing while you sleep? Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of Read more about Ransomware Rampage, Mobile Phishing Attacks, iPhone App Ad Trackers[…]

Stalkerware and Tax Season Scams

Facebook’s Bad Week, Stalkerware, Tax Season Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 8th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook’s very bad week, Stalkerware on the rise, and tax season scams. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, and wallets which will make your devices untrackable, Read more about Facebook’s Bad Week, Stalkerware, Tax Season Scams[…]