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[…]

Smart Lock Security

The Password Reuse Problem, US Government IoT Recommendations, Smart Lock Security Disaster

In episode 99: Password reuse is still a very large problem, US government recommendations for securing Internet of Things devices, and yet another smart lock device security disaster. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Password reuse continues to be a major problem https://www.microsoft.com/securityinsights/Identity https://resources.hypr.com/top-recommendations/password-usage-study https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-hacks-ring-camera-8-year-old-girl-s-bedroom-n1100586 US government recommendations for securing Internet Read more about The Password Reuse Problem, US Government IoT Recommendations, Smart Lock Security Disaster[…]

Quest Diagnostics data breach

Quest Diagnostics Data Breach, Google’s Network Outage, US Visa Applicants and Social Media Names

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 10th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: the Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp Data Breach, what happens to your smart devices when the Internet goes down, and US visa applicants now required to share their social media names. Protect your digital privacy with Read more about Quest Diagnostics Data Breach, Google’s Network Outage, US Visa Applicants and Social Media Names[…]

Massive Apple FaceTime Privacy Bug, Selling Your Privacy for Money, Insecure Smart Light Bulbs

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for February 4th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The massive Apple FaceTime privacy bug, selling your privacy for money, and insecure smart light bulbs. Silent Pocket is a proud sponsor of the Shared Security Podcast! Silent Pocket offers a patented Faraday cage product Read more about Massive Apple FaceTime Privacy Bug, Selling Your Privacy for Money, Insecure Smart Light Bulbs[…]

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Facebook and your Financial Transactions, Smart Home Security, Critical HP Printer Vulnerabilities

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 13, 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! Show Transcript This is your Shared Security Weekly Read more about The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Facebook and your Financial Transactions, Smart Home Security, Critical HP Printer Vulnerabilities[…]

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Telegram Messenger in Russia, Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology, Digital License Plates

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 4, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox.  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 – Telegram Messenger in Russia, Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology, Digital License Plates[…]

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – Efail Vulnerabilities and PGP Encryption, Facebook’s App Investigation, Nest Password Notifications

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 21, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox.  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 – Efail Vulnerabilities and PGP Encryption, Facebook’s App Investigation, Nest Password Notifications[…]

The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – The Insecure Internet of Things, Spectre Patch Updates, Android Malware

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 19, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions. This episode was hosted by Tom Eston. Show Transcript This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 19th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The Insecure Internet Read more about The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – The Insecure Internet of Things, Spectre Patch Updates, Android Malware[…]

The Shared Security Podcast Episode 69 – Amazon Key, KRACK and DUHK Attacks, New Devices to Steal a Car

This is the 69th 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 October 25, 2017. Below are the show notes, commentary, links to articles and news mentioned in the podcast: Amazon Key opens your home for Read more about The Shared Security Podcast Episode 69 – Amazon Key, KRACK and DUHK Attacks, New Devices to Steal a Car[…]

The Shared Security Podcast Episode 67 – SpamBot Exposed, Mobile App Tracking, Smart Lock Fail

This is the 67th 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 September 6, 2017. Below are the show notes, commentary, links to articles and news mentioned in the podcast: Over 711 Million Email Addresses Exposed Read more about The Shared Security Podcast Episode 67 – SpamBot Exposed, Mobile App Tracking, Smart Lock Fail[…]