EARN IT Act

EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?

In episode 101 of our June monthly show: Scott and Tom discuss the privacy concerns with the EARN IT Act, more stories of facial recognition fail, and Scott talks about his new podcast, Can I Be Phished? Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! ** Links mentioned on the show ** PETITION: Nearly 500,000 say Read more about EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?[…]

The Secure Dad Podcast

Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast

In episode 127 for June 29th 2020: Family safety and security with special guest Andy Murphy host of The Secure Dad podcast. I really enjoyed this interview with Andy! If you’re looking for a podcast about home and family security, self-defense, and more you should definitely subscribe to his show! Watch the full interview on Read more about Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast[…]

Largest DDoS Attack on Record

Largest DDoS Attack Ever, New Dropbox Features, North Korean Cyber-Attacks

In episode 126 for June 22nd 2020: Details on the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack ever recorded, new security features in Dropbox, and the latest on new North Korean targeted cyber-attacks. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Zoom will provide end-to-end encryption to all users https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zoom-will-provide-end-to-end-encryption-to-all-users/ AWS said it mitigated Read more about Largest DDoS Attack Ever, New Dropbox Features, North Korean Cyber-Attacks[…]

5 Tips to Stay Private and Secure During a Protest

In episode 125 for June 15th 2020: Our top 5 tips for staying private and secure during a protest. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Privacy And Security While Protesting https://silent-pocket.com/blogs/news/privacy-and-security-while-protesting You Have a First Amendment Right to Record the Police https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/you-have-first-amendment-right-record-police Protecting Your Privacy if Your Phone is Taken Away Read more about 5 Tips to Stay Private and Secure During a Protest[…]

Minneapolis Police Website Hacked

Minneapolis Police Website Hacked, Zoom Encryption, eBay Port Scanning

In episode 124 for June 8th 2020: Details on how the Minneapolis Police website may have been hacked, Zoom’s plan to implement end-to-end encryption, and why eBay and other sites may be port scanning your computer. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** After Anonymous Promises Retribution for George Floyd’s Death, Minneapolis Read more about Minneapolis Police Website Hacked, Zoom Encryption, eBay Port Scanning[…]

First Amendment Rights

First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors

In episode 123 for June 1st 2020: The controversy continues over fact checking and First Amendment rights on Twitter, and why government mandated encryption backdoors are bad for everyone’s security. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Trump to sign executive order aimed at cracking down on Facebook and Twitter https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/28/trump-to-sign-executive-order-aimed-at-cracking-down-on-facebook-twitter.html The Read more about First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors[…]

Episode 100

Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith

In episode 100 of our May monthly show we discuss the history of the podcast, some of the most interesting cybersecurity and privacy news and events over the years, and speak with former guest Rachel Tobac, CEO and Co-Founder of SocialProof Security, about what she’s been up to and of course the David Lynch daily Read more about Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith[…]

Apple Law Enforcement Backdoor Debate

Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach

In episode 122 for May 25th 2020: Apple and the US Government dispute over law enforcement backdoors in Apple products, secure messaging app Signal starts to move away from using phone numbers as user IDs, and details on the EasyJet data breach affecting 9 million customers. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show Read more about Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach[…]

Thunderbolt flaw

Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote

In episode 121 for May 18th 2020: A new Thunderbolt flaw could let hackers steal your data in under five minutes, new vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress plugin, and details on why the US Senate just rejected a plan to require a warrant to obtain Americans’ web browsing history. ** Show notes and links mentioned Read more about Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote[…]

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[…]