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The Shared Security Podcast

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Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith
May 29 • 74 min
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,…
Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach
May 25 • 10 min
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…
Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote
May 18 • 11 min
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…
GoDaddy Security Incident, Fake Downloaders, Firefox Lockwise
May 11 • 10 min
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.
Workplace Surveillance, Apple and Google Contact Tracing Tech, Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences
May 4 • 23 min
In episode 119 for May 4th 2020: The use of thermal based cameras and other technology to monitor the workplace for COVID-19, more details about the Apple and Google contact tracing framework, and are virtual security conferences the new normal?
The End of Passwords as We Know It
Apr 27 • 21 min
In episode 118 for April 27th 2020: A discussion about the end of passwords and what the future may hold with special guest Andrew Shikiar executive director of the FIDO Alliance.
Contact Tracing Controversy, Fighting COVID-19 Criminal Activity
Apr 24 • 28 min
In episode 99 of our April monthly show: Apple and Google’s controversial efforts to create contact tracing technology, fighting COVID-19 criminal activity, and what the new normal means for startup companies.
Zoom Hacked Accounts, North Korean Hackers, Facebook Senior Pictures
Apr 20 • 11 min
In episode 117 for April 20th 2020: More problems for Zoom with tens of thousands of compromised credentials and zero-day exploits, the $5 million dollar reward for information on North Korean hackers, and why it might not be the best idea to post your…
Contact Tracing Apps, Business Email Compromise Scams, SPAM Phone Calls
Apr 13 • 12 min
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.
Another Marriott Data Breach, Zoom-Bombing, Economic Stimulus Scams
Apr 6 • 11 min
In episode 115 for April 6th 2020: The latest on yet another Marriott data breach, what you need to know about Zoom-Bombing and other Zoom privacy concerns, and new warnings about US economic stimulus payment scams.
Staying Secure When Working From Home
Mar 30 • 19 min
In episode 114 for March 30th 2020: Co-host Tom Eston is joined with frequent guest Kevin Johnson to discuss how to stay more secure when working from home. If you find yourself working from home because of COVID-19 this is one episode you don’t want to…
Click Armor Demo, Podcast Survey Results, Google Geofence Warrants
Mar 25 • 45 min
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 a discussion about the privacy concerns with geofence warrants.
COVID-19 Mass Surveillance, New Coronavirus Cyber-Attacks, Encryption Backdoors
Mar 23 • 9 min
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…
COVID-19 Cybersecurity Impact, Hacking the Hackers, Whisper App Data Leak
Mar 16 • 11 min
In episode 112 for March 16th 2020: The cybersecurity impact of COVID-19, who’s hacking the hackers, and details on a data leak of the secret sharing app Whisper.
IoT Device Attacks, FCC Fines Mobile Carriers, Let’s Encrypt Certificate Bug
Mar 9 • 10 min
In episode 111 for March 9th 2020: A new report shows that attacks on Internet of Things devices are on the rise, the FCC fines major mobile carriers for selling users’ location data, and details on what happens when 3 million HTTPS certificates need to…
You’ve Been Hacked! Now What?
Mar 2 • 15 min
In episode 110: Tyler Hudak, Incident Response Practice Lead at TrustedSec joins us to talk about what you should (and more importantly what you shouldn’t do) if you find out you’ve been hacked! The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most…
Ring Mandates Two-Factor Authentication, License Plate Reader Data Sharing, RSA Conference Coronavirus Fears
Feb 24 • 22 min
In episode 109 for February 24th 2020: Kevin Johnson joins us to discuss how Ring made 2-factor authentication mandatory following recent hacking incidents, California police have been caught illegally sharing license plate reader data, and details on IBM…
Chinese Hackers, Coronavirus Phishing Attacks, How to Stay (Almost) Anonymous Online
Feb 21 • 42 min
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.
Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption
Feb 17 • 10 min
In episode 108: The US charges four Chinese military hackers in the Equifax data breach, how Israel’s entire voter registry was exposed, and details on the encryption provider that was secretly owned by the CIA for the last fifty years. The Weekly Blaze…
Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident
Feb 10 • 8 min
In episode 107: Preventing tax identity theft and other tax scams, the FTC taking a stand against companies that support robocallers, and details on the incident where videos from Google Photos were being sent to strangers. The Weekly Blaze podcast is…
Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach
Feb 3 • 9 min
In episode 106: What you need to know about Facebook’s new off-Facebook activity tool, details about the Ring Android app sending user data to third party trackers, and new developments in the Wawa credit card breach.
Voting by Smartphone, Jeff Bezos Hacked, Microsoft Security Breach
Jan 31 • 31 min
In episode 96 of our monthly we discuss the controversy of voting by smartphone in our elections, the Jeff Bezos hacking incident, and the recent Microsoft support security breach.
Dark Web Fraud and Cybercrime with Emily Wilson
Jan 27 • 16 min
In episode 105: What are the new forms of fraud and cybercrime being found on the Dark Web? We discuss this fascinating topic with Emily Wilson, VP of Research at Terbium Labs in this week’s episode! The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most…
Critical Windows Vulnerability, Dating App Security Risk, Apple iOS Privacy Features
Jan 20 • 10 min
In episode 104: Details on the new critical Microsoft Windows vulnerability, why dating apps could pose a national security risk, and how new Apple privacy features are changing the way your data is sold.
Iranian Cyber-Attacks, Ring Class-Action Lawsuit, Preventing Calendar SPAM
Jan 13 • 10 min
In episode 103: The US Department of Homeland Security warns of Iranian cyber-attacks, Ring gets hit with a $5 million dollar class action lawsuit, and some quick tips on how to prevent calendar SPAM. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most…
New California Data Privacy Law, Wyze Data Leak, ToTok Spy App
Jan 6 • 10 min
In episode 102: Details on the new California data privacy law, the Wyze data leak, and what is the ToTok app and could it be spying on you? The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and privacy news from the week. These…
Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions
Dec 30, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 101: Start the new year off right by following our top 10 cybersecurity and privacy resolutions!
Rebecca Herold “The Privacy Professor”
Dec 27, 2019 • 42 min
In episode 95 of our monthly show we’re joined by special guest Rebecca Herold, the “Privacy Professor”. Rebecca is a well known expert in the privacy and cybersecurity community and gives us an update on what she’s been working on, what her thoughts are…
The Year in Review and 2020 Predictions with Kevin Johnson
Dec 23, 2019 • 16 min
In episode 100: Kevin Johnson, CEO of SecureIdeas joins us in this very special milestone episode to discuss the year that was 2019 and what Kevin’s “predictions” are for cybersecurity and privacy 2020. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most…
The Password Reuse Problem, US Government IoT Recommendations, Smart Lock Security Disaster
Dec 16, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 99: Password reuse is still a very large problem, US government recommendations for securing Internet of Things devices, and yet another smart lock device security disaster. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important…
How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack
Dec 9, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 98: A new report from the EFF details how we are tracked online by third-party corporations, more mass surveillance concerns in China and Australia, and yet another Android malicious app hijack exploit to be aware of. The Weekly Blaze podcast…
Top 25 Most Dangerous Vulnerabilities, Smart City Privacy, DuckDuckGo vs. Google
Dec 6, 2019 • 32 min
In episode 94 of our monthly show for November we discuss 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!
Phone and Voice Fraud, Twitter Account Purge, Adobe Magento Marketplace Data Breach
Dec 2, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 97: How to prevent phone and voice fraud, Twitter’s inactive account purge, and the Adobe Magento Marketplace data breach. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and privacy news from the week. These…
Disney+ Hacked Accounts, Black Friday Scams, Android Camera Exploits
Nov 25, 2019 • 10 min
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. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and privacy…
Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams
Nov 18, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 95: 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 the popular money sharing app Zelle. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the…
Facebook Data Leaks, Smart Speaker Laser Attack, BlueKeep in the Wild
Nov 11, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 94: 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 exploited in the wild. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update…
WhatsApp’s NSO Group Lawsuit, This Week in Data Breaches, Office 365 Voicemail Phishing
Nov 4, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 93: 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 Office 365 users. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most…
Firewalla Review, 15 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids, Rise of the Deepfake
Nov 1, 2019 • 34 min
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”!
Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features
Oct 28, 2019 • 13 min
In episode 92: 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 should know about. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important…
Pitney Bowes Ransomware Attack, Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Bypass, Top Technology Fears
Oct 21, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 91: 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 unlocked with anyone’s fingerprint. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on…
Hong Kong Protests, Instagram’s Anti-Phishing Tool, Smart Device Fail
Oct 14, 2019 • 12 min
In episode 90: How protesters in Hong Kong are avoiding facial recognition, Instagram’s new anti-phishing tool, and my recent epic smart device failure incident. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and privacy news…
Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault, Google’s New Privacy and Security Controls, REAL ID Deadline
Oct 7, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 89: Microsoft’s new OneDrive personal vault, updated privacy and security controls announced by Google, and the TSA’s warning about the REAL ID deadline next year. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and…
Amazon Smart Glasses, Webkey Social Engineering, Erase Your Old Hard Drives!
Sep 30, 2019 • 32 min
In episode 92 of our monthly show: Amazon releases smart glasses that work with Alexa, what are webkey’s and how could they be used for social engineering, and why you should always erase old hard drives and other data storage devices.
DoorDash Data Breach, Voice Assistant Privacy Changes, Limiting Ad Tracking
Sep 30, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 88: DoorDash announces a data breach affecting 4.9 million people, recent voice assistant privacy changes, and how you can limit ad tracking on your mobile device. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and…
Aaron Zar, Co-Founder and CEO of Silent Pocket
Sep 27, 2019 • 32 min
On this special edition of the podcast we speak with Aaron Zar, co-founder and CEO of Silent Pocket. Silent Pocket has been a long time sponsor of the show and it was great to catch up with Aaron to get his thoughts on the current state of digital…
Apple iOS 13, Venmo Scams, Simjacking Attacks
Sep 23, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 87: Everything you need to know about Apple iOS 13, Venmo scams you need to be aware of, and new details about “Simjacking” attacks. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the most important cybersecurity and privacy news from the week.…
End-to-End Encryption with Max Krohn from Keybase.io
Sep 16, 2019 • 19 min
In episode 86: All about the state of encryption and why end-to-end encryption is so important with Max Krohn from Keybase.io. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are…
New Firefox Privacy Protections, Apple iOS Zero-Days, Facebook User Phone Numbers Exposed
Sep 9, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 85: Firefox will now block all third-party tracking cookies and more by default, serious vulnerabilities found in Apple iOS, and the latest on the huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your…
Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying
Sep 2, 2019 • 12 min
In episode 84: “Ghost click” Android apps found on the Google Play Store, new privacy protections for Apple’s Siri voice assistant, and did you know that your credit card may spying on you? The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and…
10 Year Anniversary Episode with Kevin Johnson and Jayson E. Street
Aug 29, 2019 • 64 min
In Episode 91 of this very special episode of our monthly show, Tom and Scott are joined by special guests Kevin Johnson and Jayson E. Street back to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of this podcast! We talk about the history of the show, what’s improved…
New Facebook Privacy Controls, Apple iOS Patching Mistake, MoviePass Data Breach
Aug 26, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 83: Facebook announces new off-Facebook activity privacy controls, how Apple made everyone’s iOS device vulnerable, and details on the massive MoviePass data breach. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news…
Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting
Aug 19, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 82: The BioStar2 biometric security data breach, wormable vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, and the FBI trying to harvest your social media data. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from…
BSides Las Vegas, iMessage Exploit, 5G and Stingray Surveillance
Aug 12, 2019 • 12 min
In episode 81: My summary of last week’s BSides Las Vegas security conference, how a single text message to your iPhone could get you hacked, and how Stingray surveillance devices can still be used on new 5G networks. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your…
Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams
Aug 5, 2019 • 13 min
In episode 80: Everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes in the payouts from the Equifax settlement, and Nextdoor app scams. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past…
Medical Device Security with Special Guest John Nye
Jul 30, 2019 • 19 min
In episode 90 of our monthly show we discuss medical device security with John Nye, Senior Director of Cybersecurity Research and Communication at CynergisTek. John speaks with us about the recent concern over insulin pump, pacemaker and other medical…
Equifax Settlement, Android Video File Exploit, Encryption Backdoors
Jul 29, 2019 • 12 min
In episode 79: Details on the Equifax breach settlement, why your Android phone could be exploited by simply watching a video file, and encryption backdoors being requested by worldwide governments. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3…
FaceApp Privacy Panic, Facebook’s 5 Billion Dollar Fine, Amazon Brushing Scams
Jul 22, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 78: The FaceApp privacy panic, Facebook’s 5 billion dollar fine from the FTC, and what you need to know about two new types of Amazon scams. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past…
Zoom Zero-Day, GDPR Fines, Google Assistant Recordings
Jul 15, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 77: Zoom video conferencing zero-day, massive fines being issued for violating GDPR, and who might be listening when you talk to your Google Assistant. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from…
Amazon Alexa Recordings, Facebook Malware Campaign, Top 3 Tips to Stay Private on Vacation
Jul 8, 2019 • 11 min
In episode 76: Amazon confirms that Alexa recordings are kept forever, details about one of the largest Facebook malware campaigns, and our top three tips for staying private on vacation. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and…
US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns
Jul 1, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 75: The US cyber-attack on Iran, the sad state of cybersecurity in the US government, and what you need to know about malvertising campaigns. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past…
The Home Security Episode – Locks, Doors, Cameras, and More!
Jun 27, 2019 • 35 min
In episode 89 of our monthly show Scott and Tom discuss everything you need to know about home security with physical security expert, Patrick McNeil! We delve into the world of locks, lock bumping, doors, windows, surveillance cameras, alarms, and much…
Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Firefox Zero Day, Smart TV Malware
Jun 24, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 74: Facebook announces a new cryptocurrency called Libra, two new zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Firefox, and should you be scanning your smart TV for malware? The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news…
US Customs and Border Protection Data Breach, Sign in with Apple, Leaked Facebook Emails
Jun 17, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 73: US Customs and Border Protection agency data breach, the new “Sign in with Apple” button, and more leaked Facebook emails. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Quest Diagnostics Data Breach, Google’s Network Outage, US Visa Applicants and Social Media Names
Jun 10, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 72: Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp data breach, what happens to your smart devices when the Internet goes down, and US visa applicants now required to share their social media names. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security…
Ransomware Rampage, Mobile Phishing Attacks, iPhone App Ad Trackers
Jun 3, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 71: 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? The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the…
Equifax Downgraded, Huawei Ban, Google is Tracking Your Purchases
May 27, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 70: Investment firm Moody’s downgrades Equifax, Huawei’s US technology ban, and how Google is tracking all your purchases. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts…
Remotely Killing Car Engines, Password Expiration Policies, Facial Recognition at Airports, InfoSec vs. Cybersecurity
May 24, 2019 • 31 min
In episode 88 of our monthly show Scott and Tom discuss how someone figured out how to remotely kill car engines through GPS tracking apps, Microsoft says password expiration policies are pointless, facial recognition being used at US airports, and the…
Critical WhatsApp Vulnerability, Facial Recognition Ban, Wormable Flaw in Windows
May 20, 2019 • 10 min
In episode 69: A serious spyware vulnerability in WhatsApp, San Francisco bans facial recognition, and a wormable vulnerability in older Microsoft systems. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the…
Israel Cyber-Attack Bombing, New Google Privacy Settings, Traditional Mail Blackmail Scam
May 13, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 68: Israel bombs a building in retaliation for a cyber-attack, Google adds more privacy settings, and a new blackmail scam that uses traditional mail. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from…
The End of Password Expiration Policies, Seat-Back Camera’s on Airplanes, Unknown Data Breach
May 6, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 67: Is this the end of password expiration policies? Are seat-back camera’s recording you on an airplane, and the unknown data breach exposing 80 million records. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news…
All about VPN’s with Gaya Polat from vpnMentor
Apr 29, 2019 • 16 min
In episode 66: Everything you wanted to know about VPN’s, the advantages and disadvantages, what to look for in a VPN provider, and much more with Gaya Polat from vpnMentor. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news…
The State of Cybersecurity Training and Certifications with Kevin Johnson
Apr 25, 2019 • 46 min
In episode 87 of our monthly show we speak with frequent guest Kevin Johnson, CEO of Secure Ideas about the current state of cybersecurity training and certifications. This is one episode you don’t want to miss!
Microsoft Email Hacked, Instagram Nasty List Phishing Scam, Facebook Third-Party Data Deals
Apr 22, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 65: Microsoft email services hacked, the Instagram “Nasty List” phishing scam, and Facebook’s attempted deals to sell your data. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Amazon Echo Recording Controversy, New Mobile Phone Scam, Hotels Leaking Data
Apr 15, 2019 • 8 min
In episode 64: Amazon Echo’s recording controversy, a new mobile phone scam, and hotels leaking your private information. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are…
Facebook’s Bad Week, Stalkerware, Tax Season Scams
Apr 8, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 63: Facebook’s very bad week, Stalkerware on the rise, and tax season scams. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are published every Monday and are 15 minutes…
Apple Card, ASUS Live Update Backdoor, Statistics on Malware Attacks
Apr 1, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 62: Apple’s new privacy focused credit card, the ASUS live update software backdoor, and recent statistics on Malware attacks. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Facebook Passwords Exposed, Android Q Privacy, Microsoft Office Targeted
Mar 25, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 61: Facebook passwords exposed in plain text, Android Q’s new privacy features, and why Microsoft Office is the most popular target for cybercriminals. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from…
Verifications.io Data Breach, Capsizing a Ship with a Cyberattack, World’s Most Dangerous Malware
Mar 25, 2019 • 33 min
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 can capsize a ship, and…
Equifax and Marriott Data Breach Updates, Facial Recognition at the Airport, Citrix Password Spraying Attack
Mar 18, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 60: Equifax and Marriott data breach updates, facial recognition coming to 20 US airports, and the latest updates on the Citrix password spraying attack. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories…
Google Chrome Zero-Day, Facebook Phone Number Privacy, NSA Phone Data Collection Program
Mar 11, 2019 • 9 min
In episode 59: A new Google Chrome Zero-Day, how Facebook uses your phone number, and the shutdown of the NSA’s phone data collection program. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Multi-Factor Authentication, New Attacks on 4G and 5G Mobile Networks
Mar 4, 2019 • 14 min
In episode 58: Using multi-factor authentication to protect your credentials and privacy with special guest Ian Paterson from Plurilock, and new attacks on 4G and 5G mobile networks. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and…
Google Nest’s Secret Microphone, Facebook Login Phishing, Password Manager Vulnerabilities
Feb 25, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: Google Nest’s secret microphone, a new Facebook login phishing campaign, and vulnerabilities in popular password managers. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week.…
Preventing Illegal Robocalls, Webcam Spying, Dating App Account Hacking
Feb 18, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: Preventing illegal robocalls, should you be scared of your laptop’s webcam, and recent hacks of popular dating apps. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity, Apple FaceTime Bug, Nest Camera Passwords
Feb 13, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 85 of our monthly show we discuss artificial intelligence in cybersecurity, the recent Apple FaceTime bug, and the controversy over compromised Nest camera’s. This was also the first show we streamed live over YouTube!
DNA Testing and the FBI, $198 Million Dollar Cryptocurrency Password, Password Checkup Chrome Extension
Feb 11, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: DNA testing and the FBI, the $198 million dollar cryptocurrency password, and a new Chrome extension to protect your accounts from data breaches. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news…
Massive Apple FaceTime Privacy Bug, Selling Your Privacy for Money, Insecure Smart Light Bulbs
Feb 4, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: The massive Apple FaceTime privacy bug, selling your privacy for money, and insecure smart light bulbs. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are…
The Lack of US Privacy Regulations, Nest Camera’s Hijacked
Jan 28, 2019 • 10 min
In this week’s episode: The lack of US federal privacy regulations and details on Nest camera’s being hijacked in credential stuffing attacks. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
Ring Doorbell Privacy Concerns, Recent Password Breach News, Biometrics and Fifth Amendment Rights
Jan 21, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: Ring doorbell privacy concerns, news on a recent password breach, and a new ruling on biometrics and Fifth Amendment rights. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week.…
US Government Shutdown, Privacy at CES 2019, Mobile Location Data Controversy
Jan 14, 2019 • 10 min
In this week’s episode: the US government shutdown and cybersecurity, privacy takes center stage at CES 2019, and a mobile location data controversy. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past…
Cybersecurity Careers, Recruiting, and Volunteering with Kathleen Smith
Jan 9, 2019 • 24 min
New year, new Cybersecurity job? If you’re looking for a new job or just starting out in Cybersecurity you’ll want to listen to this episode of our monthly show where we’re joined by special guest Kathleen Smith, CMO of ClearedJobs.net and…
Newspaper Ransomware Attack, How Facebook Tracks You on Android, USB-Type-C Authentication
Jan 7, 2019 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: Newspaper ransomware attack, how Facebook tracks you on Android, and USB-Type-C authentication. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are published…
Phishing Attack Targeting Two-Factor Authentication, Amazon Echo Eavesdropping, Netflix Email Scam – WB49
Dec 31, 2018 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: a new phishing attack targeting two-factor authentication, Amazon Echo eavesdropping, and a new Netflix email scam. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
The Year in Review and 2019 Predictions with Special Guest Kevin Johnson
Dec 26, 2018 • 53 min
In this year end episode of the podcast, we’re joined by frequent guest Kevin Johnson to recap the big cybersecurity and privacy news of this past year, talk about a little movie called Star Wars, and have some fun discussing our “predictions” for what’s…
Healthcare Databases Exposed, Facebook’s Photo API Bug, Signal Speaks Out – WB48
Dec 24, 2018 • 11 min
In this week’s episode: Healthcare databases exposed, Facebook’s Photo API bug, and Signal speaks out about anti-encryption laws. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are…
Equifax Data Breach Details Released, More Google+ API Bugs, Supermicro Strikes Back – WB47
Dec 17, 2018 • 10 min
In this week’s episode: In this week’s episode: Equifax data breach details released, more Google+ API bugs and Supermicro strikes back. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These…
The Quora Data Breach, Facebook’s Private Emails, Google Location Tracking – WB46
Dec 10, 2018 • 10 min
In this week’s episode: the Quora data breach, Facebook’s private emails, and Google location tracking. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are published every Monday…
Massive Marriott Data Breach, Secure Holiday Shopping Tips, Phishing Sites Using HTTPS – WB45
Dec 3, 2018 • 12 min
In this week’s episode: the massive Marriott data breach, secure holiday shopping tips, and phishing sites using HTTPS. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past week. These podcasts are published…
Special Guest Tanya Janca, DevOps and AppSec, Women in Cybersecurity – #82
Nov 30, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Tom and Scott are joined by special guest Tanya Janca who is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate for Microsoft. We speak with Tanya about her journey into the world of AppSec, women and minorities in Cybersecurity, her advice for getting…
Vehicle Infotainment Privacy, Instagram’s Accidental Password Exposure, Firefox Monitor – WB44
Nov 26, 2018 • 9 min
In this week’s episode: Vehicle infotainment privacy, Instagram’s accidental password exposure, and the Firefox monitor data breach notification service. The Weekly Blaze podcast is your update on the top 3 security and privacy news stories from the past…
Harry Sverdlove, Edgewise Founder and CTO – Special Edition
Nov 23, 2018 • 24 min
In this special edition of the podcast we speak to Harry Sverdlove, who is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Edgewise. Harry talks with us about the concept of “zero trust” and their innovative technology that can help stop data breaches.