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[…]

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[…]

Iranian Cyber-Attacks

Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM

In episode 103: The US Department of Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyber-attacks, Ring gets hit with a $5 million dollar class action lawsuit, and some quick tips on how to prevent calendar SPAM. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Iran maintains a robust cyber program and can execute cyber-attacks against Read more about Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM[…]

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[…]

Smart City Privacy

Top 25 Most Dangerous Vulnerabilities, Smart City Privacy, DuckDuckGo vs. Google

In episode 94 of our monthly show for November 2019: The 25 most dangerous vulnerabilities, the privacy of new “smart cities”, and which search engine keeps your searches more private? It’s DuckDuckGo vs. Google! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Snapshot: Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/2019/11/26/snapshot-top-25-most-dangerous-software-errors https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/the_25_most_dangerous_software_weaknesses/ Google’s “smart Read more about Top 25 Most Dangerous Vulnerabilities, Smart City Privacy, DuckDuckGo vs. Google[…]

Capital One Data Breach

Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 5th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes in the payouts from the Equifax settlement, and Nextdoor app scams. If you happen to be in the cybersecurity industry this week is Read more about Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams[…]

The Shared Security Podcast Episode 62 – CloudBleed, Wifi Risks, ATM Skimmers

This is the 62nd episode of the Shared Security Podcast sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions. This episode was hosted by Tom Eston and Scott Wright recorded March 1, 2017. Below are the show notes, commentary, links to articles and news mentioned in the podcast: “CloudBleed” what is it Read more about The Shared Security Podcast Episode 62 – CloudBleed, Wifi Risks, ATM Skimmers[…]

The Shared Security Podcast Episode 61 – Home Device Hijacking, Used Device Security, Creepy Facebook Search Tool

This is the 61st episode of the Shared Security Podcast sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions. This episode was hosted by Tom Eston and Scott Wright recorded February 15, 2017. Below are the show notes, commentary, links to articles and news mentioned in the podcast: Here Is How to Read more about The Shared Security Podcast Episode 61 – Home Device Hijacking, Used Device Security, Creepy Facebook Search Tool[…]