Category: Cyber Security

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…

Is Bitcoin Dead? The Small, Cold Truth.

Bitcoin. Crypto currencies. You probably know computers are involved with this stuff, and computers use electricity. Did you know that the computing power needed to process a Bitcoin transaction may get so large that the electricity cost could outpace any revenue? Actually, that has…

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.

What NOT to Buy! Tech Products You Must Avoid

We have a great show today, mostly about what NOT to do! There are several manufacturers and providers, and HUNDREDS of products, that you need to avoid, including some big names

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.