Security 182 – Don’t Leave Your Laptop Unattended

 

Don’t leave your laptop open at Starbucks.

Don’t back up your WhatsApp: https://www.buzzfeed.com/daveyalba/paul-manafort-whatsapp-encryption-icloud?utm_term=.pkoNzXwOP#.hw9da6VX0

PiHole – https://www.linuxincluded.com/block-ads-malvertising-on-pfsense-using-pfblockerng-dnsbl/

Security – 181 – Reboot Your Router

The FBI tells us to reboot our router (go on, we can wait)

More Malware on Android phones

Troy Hunt shows us the Password light

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/05/fbi-tells-router-users-to-reboot-now-to-kill-malware-infecting-500k-devices/

https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/24/report-finds-android-malware-pre-installed-on-hundreds-of-phones/

https://www.troyhunt.com/pwned-passwords-in-practice-real-world-examples-of-blocking-the-worst-passwords/

https://www.troyhunt.com/have-i-been-pwned-is-now-partnering-with-1password/

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 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