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[…]

Twitter Account Purge

Phone and Voice Fraud, Twitter Account Purge, Adobe Magento Marketplace Data Breach

In episode 97 for December 2nd 2019: How to prevent phone and voice fraud, Twitter’s inactive account purge, and the Adobe Magento Marketplace data breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Don’t become a victim of phone and voicemail fraud https://www.darkreading.com/7-ways-to-hang-up-on-voice-fraud—/d/d-id/1336427 Twitter’s inactive account purge https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/27/tech/twitter-inactive-account-delete/index.html https://twitter.com/TwitterSupport/status/1199777313300209664 Adobe Magento Marketplace data Read more about Phone and Voice Fraud, Twitter Account Purge, Adobe Magento Marketplace Data Breach[…]

Black Friday Shopping

Disney+ Hacked Accounts, Black Friday Scams, Android Camera Exploits

In episode 96: Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked, Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams to watch out for, and the latest on new Android camera exploits affecting Google and Samsung smartphones. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Disney+ accounts hacked shortly after the service launched https://www.zdnet.com/article/thousands-of-hacked-disney-accounts-are-already-for-sale-on-hacking-forums/ Find out which Read more about Disney+ Hacked Accounts, Black Friday Scams, Android Camera Exploits[…]

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[…]

Smart Speaker Laser Attack

Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild

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 94 for November 11th 2019: Facebook’s Group API data leak and 7,000 pages of leaked Facebook documents, lasers that can control your smart speakers, and details about the BlueKeep vulnerability now being Read more about Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild[…]

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[…]

Firewalla Device Review

Firewalla Review, 15 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids, Rise of the Deepfake

In episode 93 of our monthly show we review the Firewalla home network device, talk about the 15 most dangerous (or scary) apps for kids that parents need to be aware of, and the rise of the “deepfake”! Watch the recording of our live stream on YouTube (we’re not sure what happened with Scott’s out-of-sync Read more about Firewalla Review, 15 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids, Rise of the Deepfake[…]

Smart Speaker Phishing Attacks

Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features

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 92 for October 28th 2019: Details on the Nord VPN security incident, using Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers for phishing attacks, and new privacy features in Apple iOS 13 you Read more about Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features[…]

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[…]

Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail

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 90 for October 14th 2019: How protesters in Hong Kong are avoiding facial recognition, Instagram’s new anti-phishing tool, and my recent epic smart device failure incident. Being a frequent traveler myself, I’m Read more about Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail[…]

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