Category: Cyber Attack

Secrets From A Hacker – How NOT To Get Hacked

This week, I had the privilege of interviewing a real hacker about how hackers hack. Their tools, tactics, and tricks – and we will tell you exactly how to protect yourself and your family. Our guest is Moe Sani, who has been an “ethical…

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…

Avoiding Facebook Spyware, and Quality Security Tools

Do you use Facebook? This episode is ‘must listen’ for you! Facebook has a new ‘Protection’ product that is the opposite of protection, or at least the opposite of privacy.  Actually, it meets the definition of spyware.

Losing Your Tax Refund and Other Fun Tales From The Equifax Breach

The Equifax hack was historically bad, with the data of over 145 Million people exposed, which is now for sale on the Dark Web. Now, that data is being used to file fraudulent tax returns, which lets the bad guy get your tax refund.

Spectre and Gwyneth Paltrow

Understanding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities is complicated, so we use an old Gwyneth Paltrow movie to help explain why this is happening.

New Tinder Hack, A Crypto Heist, And Bitcoin ‘Creep’ – February 1, 2018

There is a  new Tinder hack! Tinder is potentially leaking lots of information about you; listen to find out more. The biggest cryptocurrency hack ever (no, it’s not Bitcoin). YouTube gets an ad “bug.” And Spectre won’t go away. We have a guest, Ben…

Attack of the Internet of ‘Thingys’ – January 25, 2018

This show is not about what you want to hear – it is about telling you what you need to know