Security 276 – Epik Hack

On today’s show we cover all the news that literally broke in the last three days:
1) Epik Hack: https://threatpost.com/epik-confirms-hack-data/174872/
2) Facebook WhistleBlower: https://gizmodo.com/9-horrifying-facts-from-the-facebook-whistleblowers-new-1847791184
3) Do we really need a VPN? : https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgxnwk/you-probably-dont-need-a-vpn

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Security 275 – Maybe a Privacy Violation?

We cover three stories about potential violations of privacy, but maybe not?

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/09/privacy-focused-protonmail-provided-a-users-ip-address-to-authorities/

https://gizmodo.com/whatsapp-moderators-can-read-your-messages-1847629241

https://www.apple.com/child-safety/

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Security 274 – Tmobile and MFA

We cover two big news stories:

1) Tmobile lost everyone’s data | https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/08/hackers-who-breached-t-mobile-stole-personal-data-for-49-million-accounts/

2) Last Week Tonight did a store about multi factor authentication that we had some problems with. | https://youtu.be/WqD-ATqw3js

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Security 273 – Career Pathways 1

We are trying something new. We want to put together a series of videos for those who may want to move into the infosec area. This video is just an overview of simple things you can do. We plan on talking about ways to make life easier, and to cover some of the basic topics to help you pass your certification exams.

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Security 272 – Free Dumb Phone

Today we are talking about the freedom phone. A new phone without “Censorship from Big Tech.” This is a scam, but why? We discuss:

https://freedomphones.net/

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001468394552.html

https://freedomphones.net/pages/pixel-4-series

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/07/the-maga-targeted-freedom-phone-has-a-breathtaking-amount-of-red-flags/

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