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[…]

Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2019

Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2019

Thank you for supporting and listening to the show this year! Initial data on our download numbers show that we’ve grown our audience by over 40% in 2019! Having said that, if you haven’t listened to our most popular episodes you should definitely check these out and add them to your playlist. See below for Read more about Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2019[…]

Samsung Galaxy S10

Pitney Bowes Ransomware Attack, Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Bypass, Top Technology Fears

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 91 for October 21st 2019: Pitney Bowes becomes the latest ransomware victim, what are the top technology fears, and the latest on the vulnerability that allows a Samsung Galaxy S10 to be Read more about Pitney Bowes Ransomware Attack, Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Bypass, Top Technology Fears[…]

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[…]

US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 1st 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US cyber-attack on Iran, the sad state of cybersecurity in the US government, and what you need to know about malvertising campaigns. Don’t you hate air travel? I know I do! Rude people, crowds, Read more about US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns[…]

Ransomware is rampaging US cities

Ransomware Rampage, Mobile Phishing Attacks, iPhone App Ad Trackers

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 3rd 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: US cities are being rampaged with ransomware, mobile phishing attacks on the rise, and do you know what your iPhone is doing while you sleep? Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of Read more about Ransomware Rampage, Mobile Phishing Attacks, iPhone App Ad Trackers[…]

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[…]

Apple Credit Card

Apple Card, ASUS Live Update Backdoor, Statistics on Malware Attacks

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for April 1st 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Apple’s new privacy focused credit card, the ASUS live update software backdoor, and recent statistics on Malware attacks. Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, and wallets Read more about Apple Card, ASUS Live Update Backdoor, Statistics on Malware Attacks[…]

Verifications.io Data Breach, Capsizing a Ship with a Cyberattack, World’s Most Dangerous Malware

In episode 86 of our monthly show we discuss Tom’s new garbage service (yep, that’s right) and why taking credit cards by filling out a form and mailing it is never a good idea, the Verifications.io data breach, how a cyberattack could capsize a ship, and the world’s most dangerous malware.  This was also the Read more about Verifications.io Data Breach, Capsizing a Ship with a Cyberattack, World’s Most Dangerous Malware[…]

Newspaper Ransomware Attack, How Facebook Tracks You on Android, USB-Type-C Authentication

This is the 50th episode of the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for January 7th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Newspaper Ransomware Attack, How Facebook Tracks You on Android, and USB-Type-C Authentication Silent Pocket is a proud sponsor of the Shared Security Podcast! Silent Pocket offers a patented Faraday cage product Read more about Newspaper Ransomware Attack, How Facebook Tracks You on Android, USB-Type-C Authentication[…]