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

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)

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 Hacker” for over 14 years. He began hacking at age 15, … Continue reading Secrets From A Hacker – How NOT To Get Hacked

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 already happened in some parts of the world where electricity is … Continue reading Is Bitcoin Dead? The Small, Cold Truth.

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.