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 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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Security 269 – Cookie Law

We go on a rant about cookies, and the cookie laws.

Countries are talking about simplifying the law to create “acceptable cookie levels” in browsers, this means you’ll need to set this for every device and every browser.

Banner Blindness
User Training


https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32002L0058

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