BioStar2 Biometric Data Breach

Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting

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 82 for August 19th 2019: The BioStar2 biometric security data breach, wormable vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, and the FBI trying to harvest your social media data. Can you believe that this week Read more about Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting[…]

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[…]

Facebook Cryptocurrency Libra

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 24th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook announces a new cryptocurrency called Libra, two new zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Firefox, and should you be scanning your smart TV for malware? Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday Read more about Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware[…]

The US Customs and Border Protection Agency Data Breach

US Customs and Border Protection Data Breach, Sign in with Apple, Leaked Facebook Emails

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 17th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: the US Customs and Border Protection data breach, the new sign in with Apple button, and more leaked Facebook emails. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, Read more about US Customs and Border Protection Data Breach, Sign in with Apple, Leaked Facebook Emails[…]

Microsoft Emails Hacked

Microsoft Email Hacked, Instagram Nasty List Phishing Scam, Facebook Third-Party Data Deals

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 22nd 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Microsoft email services hacked, the Instagram “Nasty List” phishing scam, and Facebook’s attempted deals to sell your data. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, and wallets Read more about Microsoft Email Hacked, Instagram Nasty List Phishing Scam, Facebook Third-Party Data Deals[…]

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[…]

Facebook Passwords Exposed

Facebook Passwords Exposed, Android Q Privacy, Microsoft Office Targeted

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 25th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Facebook passwords exposed in plain text, Android Q’s new privacy features, and why Microsoft Office is the most popular target for cybercriminals. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, Read more about Facebook Passwords Exposed, Android Q Privacy, Microsoft Office Targeted[…]

Google Chrome Zero-Day, Facebook Phone Number Privacy, NSA Phone Data Collection Program

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 11th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: a new Google Chrome Zero-Day, how Facebook uses your phone number, and the shutdown of the NSA’s phone data collection program. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone Read more about Google Chrome Zero-Day, Facebook Phone Number Privacy, NSA Phone Data Collection Program[…]

Google Nest’s Secret Microphone, Facebook Login Phishing, Password Manager Vulnerabilities

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for February 25th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Google Nest’s secret microphone, a new Facebook login phishing campaign, and vulnerabilities in popular password managers. Silent Pocket is a proud sponsor of the Shared Security Podcast! Silent Pocket offers a patented Faraday cage product Read more about Google Nest’s Secret Microphone, Facebook Login Phishing, Password Manager Vulnerabilities[…]

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