COVID-19 and Cybersecurity

COVID-19 Cybersecurity Impact, Hacking the Hackers, Whisper App Data Leak

In episode 112 for March 16th 2020: The cybersecurity impact of COVID-19, who’s hacking the hackers, and details on a data leak of the secret sharing app Whisper. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Resilient in Times of Disruption https://www.rsa.com/en-us/blog/2020-03/resilient-in-times-of-disruption COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and a security conference tries to play it Read more about COVID-19 Cybersecurity Impact, Hacking the Hackers, Whisper App Data Leak[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

New Mobile Phone Scam

Amazon Echo Recording Controversy, New Mobile Phone Scam, Hotels Leaking Data

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 15th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Amazon Echo’s recording controversy, a new mobile phone scam, and hotels leaking your private information. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, and wallets which will make Read more about Amazon Echo Recording Controversy, New Mobile Phone Scam, Hotels Leaking Data[…]

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Mobile App Data Leaks, The California Privacy Act, Third-party Gmail Access

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 2nd, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket.  This episode was hosted by Tom Eston. Listen to this episode and previous ones direct via your web browser by clicking here! Help the podcast and leave us a review!  Read more about The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Mobile App Data Leaks, The California Privacy Act, Third-party Gmail Access[…]