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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

You've been hacked! Now what?

You’ve Been Hacked! Now What?

In episode 110: Tyler Hudak, Incident Response Practice Lead at TrustedSec, joins us to talk about what you should do (and more importantly what you shouldn’t do) if you find out you’ve been hacked! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Take our podcast listener survey and be entered to win a Read more about You’ve Been Hacked! Now What?[…]

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[…]

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

In episode 101: Start the new year off right by following our top 10 cybersecurity and privacy resolutions! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Recommended Password Managers KeePass (free and open source): https://keepass.info/ Dashlane: https://www.dashlane.com/ 1Password: https://1password.com/ See if your site or service offer’s two-factor or multi-factor authentication https://twofactorauth.org/ Silent Pocket Read more about Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions[…]

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[…]

Google Collecting Healthcare Data

Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams

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 95 for November 18th 2019: Google’s access to the medical records of millions of Americans, a new ruling on suspicionless searches at the US border, and details on a new scam using Read more about Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams[…]

WhatsApp NSO Group Lawsuit

WhatsApp’s NSO Group Lawsuit, This Week in Data Breaches, Office 365 Voicemail Phishing

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 93 for November 4th 2019: The WhatsApp NSO group lawsuit plus details on Facebook’s preventive health tool, this week’s data breach news, and how attackers are using a voicemail to phish Microsoft Read more about WhatsApp’s NSO Group Lawsuit, This Week in Data Breaches, Office 365 Voicemail Phishing[…]