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Security 227 – Firefox

November 22, 2019

We take a look at why you should give Firefox another try. There are a few key differences when it comes to the privacy side that Chrome doesn’t have.

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Security 226 – Dumb IOT

November 21, 2019

We have many stories of manufacturers failing to support their smart devices. Best buy Insignia TV’s will drop smart support. Netflix is dropping support on old roku Iris (Lowe’s smart hub) was stopped a few months ago Nest Google issue

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Security 225 – Side Channel

November 13, 2019

side channel attacks – we’ve kind of covered this, but it’s probably good to revisit it a bit. Good food for thought. Google buying Fitbit Who is gathering data about you? (Loyalty cards, cable boxes, isp dns)

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Security 224 – Backups

October 25, 2019

In today’s episode we plug Adversarialfashion.com. Clothing to thwart license plate readers. Phishing scam: https://twitter.com/DigitalLawyer/status/1181348689756864513https://twitter.com/DigitalLawyer/status/1181348689756864513 Backing up.

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Security 223 – A Whole Lotta News

October 14, 2019

We just fly threw the news topics this week. WhatsApp bug: https://amp.news.com.au/technology/online/hacking/whatsapp-users-urged-to-update-as-hackers-break-into-phones-just-by-sending-them-a-gif/news-story/6fc5159ad8a406c9d7d7383067d8f645 Twitter 2FA ...

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Security 222 – Candy

October 02, 2019

We had nothing overly general to talk about, so we decided to talk about Candy. We used this picture:

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Security 221 – SIM Jacking

September 18, 2019

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, was a victim of SIM Jacking. We spend our show talking about why SIM jacking is a thing, and how you can protect yourself.

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Security 220 – Municipal Ransomware

September 10, 2019

We talk about how insurance companies are more inclined to pay ransomware than to deal with backups.

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Security 219 – CamScanner Malware

September 04, 2019

https://youtu.be/Bj_LL2C9rbE This week we are still having meeting problems, but we finally get things moving. We discuss CamScanner which infected many users with malware through the Android play store. Basically a bad API snuck malware in.

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Security 218 – Moving off Hangouts

August 21, 2019

Hangouts officially closed shop to hosting video calls. We spent almost an hour trying different things to make something work. We still did a show, it isn’t great this week, but we didn’t want to give up. We are still trying different things,

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Security 217 – Equifax Settlement

August 06, 2019

It is the week before Defcon, and we just have some tidbits. Equifax $125 | https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/cases-proceedings/refunds/equifax-data-breach-settlement Capital One: https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/31/20748886/capital-one-breach-hack-thomps...

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Security 216 – FTC Fines

July 28, 2019

We talk about the two fines levied on companies. First is facebook at 5 Billion, and second is Equifax at 700 million. https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2019/07/ftc-imposes-5-billion-penalty-sweeping-new-privacy-restrictions

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Security 215 – Terms of Endearment

July 19, 2019

FaceApp is in the news again for putting some questionable things in their Terms of Service. We talk about the privacy issues, but more importantly, we discuss that this is normal.

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Security 214 – Zoom to In-Person-Meetings

July 17, 2019

A 0 day exploit hitting Zoom hit this week. Basically if you know what Zoom is, you are probably vulnerable. We talk about ways to reduce your attack surface when it comes to meeting softwares. https://medium.com/@jonathan.

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Security 213 – Blinky Boxes

July 09, 2019

All of these products that offer some sort of “better/safer internet” are just scams. We say why.

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Security 212- Teaching the Trainers

July 02, 2019

The EFF put out a guide on how to host your own security event. Since we do something like that, we discuss https://sec.eff.org/articles/first-training

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Security 211 – Chrome and Adblock

June 13, 2019

Chrome is playing games with Adblock extensions again: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evy53j/google-struggles-to-justify-making-chrome-ad-blockers-worse https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18650363/firefox-block-trackers-default-enhanced-tracking-pro...

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Security 210 – Google’s Phishing Report

June 05, 2019

Google found out that almost 100% of automated phishing attacks can be prevented with ANY form of 2FA: https://security.googleblog.com/2019/05/new-research-how-effective-is-basic.html

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209 – All The Failz

May 23, 2019

We got some big security holes for you this week. Last week ended with a WhatsApp bug. Update Now! https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/05/whatsapp-vulnerability-exploited-to-infect-phones-with-israeli-spyware/ CPU.Fail: https://cpu.

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Security 208 – Google Privacy

May 10, 2019

So what privacy settings do you want in your smart cylinder?https://gizmodo.com/a-very-long-list-of-privacy-features-google-talked-abou-1834593900 Why is it a problem that “Works with Nest” is going away. https://variety.

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Security 207 – Authenticate

May 07, 2019

I saw how Banksy authenticates his work, and we got to thinking about how we verified things in the past, and future. https://reprage.com/post/how-banksy-authenticates-his-work https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EURion_constellation Can you please fill out ...

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Security 206 – #FixIt – An EFF list

April 22, 2019

The EFF put out a privacy focused feature request to several tech companies titled #FixItAlready. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/02/announcing-fix-it-already Can you please fill out our podtrac survey: http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?

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Security 205 – Wifi Spyliance

April 14, 2019

This week: We talk wifi WPA3 vulnerabilities: https://gizmodo.com/new-super-secure-wifi-is-actually-full-of-security-hole-1833967122 Finally a settlement from the Pixel 6p: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/11/18306552/google-huawei-nexus-6p-class-action...

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Security 204 – Too Much Facebook

April 01, 2019

Podtrac Survey: http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?pubid=B8NmaYB8k-kH&ver=standard Facebook internally stored passwords in plaintext: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/facebook-stored-hundreds-of-millions-of-user-passwords-in-plain-text-for-...

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Security 203 – Multi factor Problems

March 12, 2019

First, update chrome… We explain why. This link doesn’t: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/03/06/serious-chrome-zero-day-google-says-update-right-this-minute/ Then Facebook says we care about security (Again): https://www.facebook.

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Security 202 – Not So Hidden Microphone

February 27, 2019

There was a not so hidden microphone in Nest’s security base: https://www.androidauthority.com/nest-secure-google-assistant-mic-950134/ Should you lock people out of their account for insecure passwords? https://www.theinquirer.

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Security 201 – Enterprise Certificates

February 12, 2019

Google and Facebook get slapped on the wrist by apple. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/facebook-and-google-offered-gift-cards-for-root-level-access-to-ios-users-data/ People throwing away their expensive wifi lightbulbs : https://limitedresults...

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Security 200 – 2 Factor Library Cards

January 29, 2019

Should I buy a u2f device? Google Phishing Quiz: https://phishingquiz.withgoogle.com/ Google Chrome vs Adlbockers: https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1088106690313097217 How to make the library cards more convenient

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Security 199 – 10 Years Later

January 22, 2019

Some Facebook meme wants us to post photos 10 years apart. https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-10-year-meme-challenge/ Verizon is making Remind pay more money: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/01/verizon-price-hike-could-kill-free-texting-serv...

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Security 198 – New Year’s Resolutions 2019

January 16, 2019

We discuss different ways to start the new year off right. Also, what to do with those holiday IoT devices And… Whatever this is: https://casthack.thehackergiraffe.com/

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Security 197 – Breaches and Bad Advice

December 14, 2018

We have a bunch of new data breaches from Quora, Dunkin Donuts, Marriott, but no one says sorry. Bruce Schneier’s Bad Consumer Advice: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/12/bad_consumer_se.html

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Security 196 – Porch Pirates

December 12, 2018

Edit: I tried to take the hiss out. I hope it isn’t so bad. Porch pirates is a fairly new problem that ruins the holidays (or any day). Learn our tips and tricks on how you can minimize the problem.

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Security 195 – Privacy Not Included

December 04, 2018

  Mozilla published a gift guide based on privacy settings. We have a problem with it. https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/privacynotincluded/

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Security 194 – Thanksgiving Tech Support 2

November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, so we give you this year’s guide to family tech support.

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Security 193 – Police Break Crypto

November 14, 2018

College Test Prep Scams: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/10/college-test-prep-scams-are-happening Staying Safe while Shopping: https://www.cyber.nj.gov/be-sure-to-secure/staying-cyber-safe-while-shopping Police Break IronChat Crypto: https://ars...

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Security 192 – Election Security

November 08, 2018

  Signal tries to hide sender metadata: https://signal.org/blog/sealed-sender/ Google to enforce two years of security updates: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/24/18019356/android-security-update-mandate-google-contract Attacking Google Authenticator:...

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Security 191 – My Threat Model is My Neighbor

October 24, 2018

So we dial back the security, and discuss what happens when you want your stuff to be found

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Security 190 – Scams

October 16, 2018

This week we talk more about the facebook scam about impersonation. Google+ has a breach which accelerates its demise. A certain rapper has a passcode of 000000. We discuss if that is good or bad.

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189 – Facebook’s Week of Problems

September 29, 2018

Facebook had a breach: https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/09/security-update/ Facebook security settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=security Facebook Shadow Contact Info: https://gizmodo.com/facebook-is-giving-advertisers-access-to-your-shad...

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Security 188 – Stalking Apps

September 05, 2018

We have a light week, but we must keep on keeping on. Faxploit: https://blog.checkpoint.com/2018/08/12/faxploit-hp-printer-fax-exploit/ Fix: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06097712 Fortnite Exploit: https://www.androidcentral.

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Security 187 – Post Defcon

August 17, 2018

  We recap Hacker Summer camp. The sights, the sounds, the random room searches. Room Searches: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/security-theater-meets-def-con-as-room-searches-spark-controversy/ Voting Machines: https://thenextweb.

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Security 186 – Delete All The Tweets

August 08, 2018

We teased this last week, and never got to it. 1) How to delete your tweets: https://gitlab.com/chaimtime/nuketweets I forked the project, but I can’t find the OP to credit. 2) Fornite sidesteps the play store. This is a bad idea: https://www.

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Security 185 – Google gets no Phish

July 30, 2018

  Google claims nobody has been phished since deploying U2F: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/07/google-security-keys-neutralized-employee-phishing/ Russia Indictments shows the US is really good at hacking: https://twit.

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Security 184 – WPA3

July 19, 2018

Is Google Reading your email? Well, did you allow it in permissions: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44699263 Time to talk more about permissions: https://myaccount.google.com/permissi… WPA 3:  https://www.howtogeek.

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Security 183 – Trusting People

July 03, 2018

At what point do you trust people. We spend this week talking about trust issues.

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Security 182 – Don’t Leave Your Laptop Unattended

June 20, 2018

  Don’t leave your laptop open at Starbucks. Don’t back up your WhatsApp: https://www.buzzfeed.com/daveyalba/paul-manafort-whatsapp-encryption-icloud?utm_term=.pkoNzXwOP#.hw9da6VX0 PiHole – https://www.linuxincluded.

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Security – 181 – Reboot Your Router

June 05, 2018

The FBI tells us to reboot our router (go on, we can wait) More Malware on Android phones Troy Hunt shows us the Password light https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/05/fbi-tells-router-users-to-reboot-now-to-kill-malware-infecting-500k-d...

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Security 180 – #Efail

May 21, 2018

we cover what this new PGP vulnerability is, we talk about a big goof from signal, and we finish with your cell phone location data: https://efail.de/ https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-users/2018-May/060334.html https://krebsonsecurity.

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Security 179 – Good Police Work

May 15, 2018

Main story is how California police caught the serial killer using DNA tests. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/gedmatch-a-tiny-dna-analysis-firm-was-key-for-golden-state-killer-case/ Pocketcasts gets a new home: https://blog.shiftyjelly.

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Security 178 – Are We In The Clear?

May 09, 2018

  Ray Ozzie talks about an encryption model that he think will help law enforcement who produce a valid warrant. https://www.wired.com/story/crypto-war-clear-encryption/

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