Understanding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities is complicated, so we use an old Gwyneth Paltrow movie to help explain why this is happening.
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 Rothke, with lots of great tips, and we answer a few … Continue reading #4 – New Tinder Hack, A Crypto Heist, And Bitcoin ‘Creep’
This show is not about what you want to hear – it is about telling you what you need to know
We have another great show today that starts with two large tech companies which set all of up a line of products with a default username of “admin” and a default password that is also “admin.” And, you may be surprised to learn that you own one of these items – and have to fix … Continue reading #2 – Two Admins Walk Through a Back Door…
SHOW NOTES We have a great show today filled with simple things you can do to avoid the major hacks and attacks happening on the internet right now. No computer science degree necessary – just do it yourself! Our guest is Shahid Buttar of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, speaking about net neutrality and privacy issues. … Continue reading #1 – Melting Down Your Computer