Apple Law Enforcement Backdoor Debate

Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach

In episode 122 for May 25th 2020: Apple and the US Government dispute over law enforcement backdoors in Apple products, secure messaging app Signal starts to move away from using phone numbers as user IDs, and details on the EasyJet data breach affecting 9 million customers. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show Read more about Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach[…]

Thunderbolt flaw

Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote

In episode 121 for May 18th 2020: A new Thunderbolt flaw could let hackers steal your data in under five minutes, new vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress plugin, and details on why the US Senate just rejected a plan to require a warrant to obtain Americans’ web browsing history. ** Show notes and links mentioned Read more about Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote[…]

GoDaddy Security Incident

GoDaddy Security Incident, Fake Downloaders, Firefox Lockwise

In episode 120 for May 11th 2020: The latest on the GoDaddy security incident affecting 28,000 customers, fake Microsoft Teams notification emails and Zoom downloaders, and details on new features to the Firefox built in password manager. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** GoDaddy notifies users of breached hosting accounts https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/godaddy-notifies-users-of-breached-hosting-accounts/ Read more about GoDaddy Security Incident, Fake Downloaders, Firefox Lockwise[…]

The End of Passwords as We Know It

The End of Passwords as We Know It

In episode 118 for April 27th 2020: A discussion about the end of passwords and what the future may hold with special guest Andrew Shikiar executive director of the FIDO Alliance. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Find out more about the FIDO Alliance https://fidoalliance.org/ https://twitter.com/fidoalliance How FIDO works and eliminates Read more about The End of Passwords as We Know It[…]

Contact Tracing Controversy, Fighting COVID-19 Criminal Activity

In episode 99 of our April monthly show: Apple and Google’s controversial efforts to create contact tracing technology, fighting COVID-19 criminal activity, and what the new normal means for startup companies. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Apple and Google to build contact tracing technology https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0410/1129902-apple-and-google-to-build-contact-tracing-technology/ COVID-19 Cyber Threat Coalition https://www.cyberthreatcoalition.org/ Read more about Contact Tracing Controversy, Fighting COVID-19 Criminal Activity[…]

Hacked Zoom Accounts

Zoom Hacked Accounts, North Korean Hackers, Facebook Senior Pictures

In episode 117 for April 20th 2020: More problems for Zoom with tens of thousands of compromised credentials and zero-day exploits, the $5 million dollar reward for information on North Korean hackers, and why it might not be the best idea to post your senior year pictures on Facebook. ** Show notes and links mentioned Read more about Zoom Hacked Accounts, North Korean Hackers, Facebook Senior Pictures[…]

Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing Apps, Business Email Compromise Scams, SPAM Phone Calls

In episode 116 for April 13th 2020: Privacy concerns with COVID-19 contact tracing apps, the FBI’s new warnings about business email compromise scams, and how to prevent unwanted and SPAM phone calls. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Help speed up contact tracing with TraceTogether https://www.gov.sg/article/help-speed-up-contact-tracing-with-tracetogether COVID-19 contact tracing: Canadian company Read more about Contact Tracing Apps, Business Email Compromise Scams, SPAM Phone Calls[…]

Zoom-Bombing

Another Marriott Data Breach, Zoom-Bombing, Economic Stimulus Scams

In episode 115 for April 6th 2020: The latest on yet another Marriott data breach, what you need to know about Zoom-Bombing and other Zoom privacy concerns, and new warnings about US economic stimulus payment scams. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Marriott discloses another security breach that may impact over Read more about Another Marriott Data Breach, Zoom-Bombing, Economic Stimulus Scams[…]

Geofence Warrants

Click Armor Demo, Podcast Survey Results, Google Geofence Warrants

In episode 98 of our monthly show co-host Scott Wright shows us a demo of Click Armor which is a gamified cybersecurity awareness platform, Tom presents the results of our listener survey, and we have a discussion about the privacy concerns with geofence warrants. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Take Read more about Click Armor Demo, Podcast Survey Results, Google Geofence Warrants[…]

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[…]