IoT Device Attacks, FCC Fines Mobile Carriers, Let’s Encrypt Certificate Bug

In episode 111 for March 9th 2020: A new report shows that attacks on Internet of Things devices are on the rise, the FCC fines major mobile carriers for selling users’ location data, and details on what happens when 3 million HTTPS certificates need to be revoked because of coding error. ** Show notes and Read more about IoT Device Attacks, FCC Fines Mobile Carriers, Let’s Encrypt Certificate Bug[…]

Coronavirus

Chinese Hackers, Coronavirus Phishing Attacks, How to Stay (Almost) Anonymous Online

In episode 97 of our monthly show we discuss how Chinese hackers caused the Equifax data breach, new coronavirus phishing attacks to be aware of, and how to stay (almost) anonymous online. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** U.S. Charges 4 Chinese Military Officers in 2017 Equifax Hack https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/02/u-s-charges-4-chinese-military-officers-in-2017-equifax-hack/ Phishers impersonate Read more about Chinese Hackers, Coronavirus Phishing Attacks, How to Stay (Almost) Anonymous Online[…]

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[…]

Smartphone Voting

Voting by Smartphone, Jeff Bezos Hacked, Microsoft Security Breach

In episode 96 of our monthly we discuss the controversy of voting by smartphone in our elections, the Jeff Bezos hacking incident, and the recent Microsoft support security breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Seattle-Area Voters To Vote By Smartphone In 1st For U.S. Elections https://www.npr.org/2020/01/22/798126153/exclusive-seattle-area-voters-to-vote-by-smartphone-in-1st-for-u-s-elections Saudi Prince Allegedly Hacked Read more about Voting by Smartphone, Jeff Bezos Hacked, Microsoft Security Breach[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Apple iOS Zero-Days

New Firefox Privacy Protections, Apple iOS Zero-Days, Facebook User Phone Numbers Exposed

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 85 for September 9th 2019: Firefox will now block all third-party tracking cookies and more by default, serious vulnerabilities found in Apple iOS, and the latest on the huge database of Facebook Read more about New Firefox Privacy Protections, Apple iOS Zero-Days, Facebook User Phone Numbers Exposed[…]

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[…]