#16 – 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 #16 – How to Avoid Electronics that Spy on You, with Dr. Chris Pierson

#10 – 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 #10 – The Biggest Internet Attack In History Is Not Over (Yet)

#14 – If You Don’t Pay For the Product, You ARE the Product; GUEST Dan Lohrmann


Companies that offer free services, like Facebook and Twitter, are for-profit companies.  So where is the profit if the service is free.  It could be in an ‘upsell’ product, like LinkedIn, which means that some useful features are not available in the free version of the product and require a subscription fee to access.  Another … Continue reading #14 – If You Don’t Pay For the Product, You ARE the Product; GUEST Dan Lohrmann