[Edit: Sorry for the bad audio] What is a second identity? Chaim stumbled upon a potential good idea to help keep you safe on the internet. He describes what a second identity. Having a second email, a separate bank account, even a different name, is beneficial, but how inconvenient is it?
Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt have plagued us over the last week with an article that shows how bad Facebook’s messenger program is. However, nobody actually took a second to think why those permissions were being asked.
Remember android asks for permissions up front, while iOS asks at time of use.
This week we had two great questions from listeners that we needed to answer.
Gunnar had a question about how to prevent traffic from leaving his phone before the VPN kicked in. Short answer: It depends, but there is no good answer.
A YouTuber, DaNutcase8210, asked if there was anyway to access an encrypted truecrypt volume if you accidentally deleted your key file. Answer: Probably not.
After we discussed two news stories:
1) Russian security Firm steals 1.2 billion credentials. The general consensus is that there shouldn’t be any real worry. We both think this sounds fishy
2) Paypal’s 2FA has been compromised.