Security 180 – #Efail

we cover what this new PGP vulnerability is, we talk about a big goof from signal, and we finish with your cell phone location data:

https://efail.de/

https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-users/2018-May/060334.html

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/tracking-firm-locationsmart-leaked-location-data-for-customers-of-all-major-u-s-mobile-carriers-in-real-time-via-its-web-site/

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/senate-voted-stand-net-neutrality-now-tell-house-do-same

Security 179 – Good Police Work

Main story is how California police caught the serial killer using DNA tests.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/gedmatch-a-tiny-dna-analysis-firm-was-key-for-golden-state-killer-case/

Pocketcasts gets a new home: https://blog.shiftyjelly.com/2018/05/04/the-next-chapter/

Reinstating open internet rules: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-internet/u-s-senate-to-vote-to-reinstate-open-internet-rules-idUSKBN1I9351

Georgia Governor vetos Security Bill

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-passwords/twitter-urges-all-users-to-change-passwords-after-glitch-idUSKBN1I42JG

Security 177 – Social Media and Privacy

 

Talk given on April 17th, 2018 at the East Brunswick Public Library on Security and privacy. We did a very introductory topic of what it means to share your data with social media services. We discussed what it means to assess risk, what Facebook has, how tracking and advertising works, and what to do moving forward. Again, this is very introductory.

Security 176 – More Facebook Fallout

We are talking part 2 of the Facebook mess

We are also quickly talking about:
https://stopsesta.org/#facts

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/03/secure-messaging-more-secure-mess

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/drupal-fixes-drupalgeddon2-security-flaw-that-allows-hackers-to-take-over-sites/
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https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/cloud-act-dangerous-expansion-police-snooping-cross-border-data

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#TLS_1.3