Security 203 – Multi factor Problems

First, update chrome‚Ķ We explain why. This link doesn’t: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/03/06/serious-chrome-zero-day-google-says-update-right-this-minute/

Then Facebook says we care about security (Again): https://www.facebook.com/notes/mark-zuckerberg/a-privacy-focused-vision-for-social-networking/10156700570096634/

We finish about Multi Factor Authentication, and how terrible it is to explain to the average user.

Tom’s Talk: https://samurailink3.com/talks/2-factor/
Crypto and Privacy Village Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8Hj9TpFpjY

Comcast PIN is 000000: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/03/05/comcast-security-nightmare-default-0000-pin-on-everybodys-account/

Security 202 – Not So Hidden Microphone

There was a not so hidden microphone in Nest’s security base: https://www.androidauthority.com/nest-secure-google-assistant-mic-950134/

Should you lock people out of their account for insecure passwords?
https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3071207/googles-nest-is-locking-customers-out-of-accounts-until-they-fix-their-security

Can you please fill out our podtrac survey: http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?pubid=B8NmaYB8k-kH&ver=short

Security 201 – Enterprise Certificates

Google and Facebook get slapped on the wrist by apple.
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/facebook-and-google-offered-gift-cards-for-root-level-access-to-ios-users-data/

People throwing away their expensive wifi lightbulbs : https://limitedresults.com/2019/01/pwn-the-lifx-mini-white/

and more U2F talk

Security 199 – 10 Years Later

Some Facebook meme wants us to post photos 10 years apart. https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-10-year-meme-challenge/

Verizon is making Remind pay more money: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/01/verizon-price-hike-could-kill-free-texting-service-for-teachers-and-students/

WhatsApp not deregistering phone numbers