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 #16 – How to Avoid Electronics that Spy on You, with Dr. Chris Pierson
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 #10 – The Biggest Internet Attack In History Is Not Over (Yet)
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 Hacker” for over 14 years. He began hacking at age 15, … Continue reading #13 – Secrets From A Hacker – How NOT To Get Hacked
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.
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.
Understanding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities is complicated, so we use an old Gwyneth Paltrow movie to help explain why this is happening.