This week on DIY Cyber Guy, my guest is cybersecurity and privacy expert Dr. Chris Pierson. We look at a recent Amazon Dot vulnerability that sent out 16-second recordings of conversations in people’s homes. Also, hackers figure out how to easily use an expired hotel room key to actually make a master key – we will tell you how to check to make sure your hotel is safe before you check in.
Hotel Room Key Hack
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Vulnerability lets hackers easily enter any hotel room at a vulnerable hotel. Advice – Check with your hotel to ensure hotel key vulnerability has been fixed before you check in. Send them this article:
Set Your Routers
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Best DNS serves to use are 220.127.116.11, with a secondary of Claudflare’s 18.104.22.168
How to do it on Cloudflare’s 22.214.171.124: https://developers.cloudflare.com/126.96.36.199/setting-up-188.8.131.52/
How to set up Quad 9: https://www.quad9.net/#Setup_Quad9
Amazon Dot – Alexa sends 16 seconds of sound to a third party
Hair on Fire 0 of 5; nothing to do because the problem has been fixed, and the fix is automatically installed on your Amazon Dot as long as it is on and connected to the internet.
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