Category: Privacy

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.

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

How To Check if Your Android Is Infected With New Google Malware “Gooligan”

If you use an Android smartphone, you may have a new strain of malware that was discovered today by Checkpoint Security. It’s called “Gooligan” and it has infected approximately

“Cyberschizophrenia” in the US Government

In the last few days, the US Government both mandated and rejected the same method of cybersecurity. It’s called Second Factor Authentication, specifically a One Time Passcode (OTP) sent by Short Message Service (SMS). So, together, its a “SMS OTP,” which is basically what…

New Book Released Today With Simple Tips for Everyday Online Security

Tired of all of the rules that you have to follow everyday just to be online?  The internet was easier once, but now it seems like we spend half of our computer time worrying about hackers, thieves, viruses, and other online traps. It’s time…