How to Avoid Electronics that Spy on You, with Dr. Chris Pierson


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 … Continue reading How to Avoid Electronics that Spy on You, with Dr. Chris Pierson

Ransomware Successfully Attacking Cities


Ransomware.  It the virus that actually makes money for the attacker.  At first, it was randomly deployed, just like the nuisance viruses of the past, indiscriminately finding victims through phishing and spoofed websites.  But the game is changing, as the Georgia cities of Atlanta and Savanna found out the hard way.  Special Guest, Cybersecurity expert … Continue reading Ransomware Successfully Attacking Cities

The Biggest Internet Attack In History Is Not Over (Yet)


This week on DIY Cyber Guy: Massive attack briefly shut down several popular sites, I’ll tell you what happened and why you need a little patience this week. Bottom line -News of the death of Internet is premature! Update on Intel, and why I am still recommending that you avoid buying computers with certain intel … Continue reading The Biggest Internet Attack In History Is Not Over (Yet)