Show Notes Dec 20 to Dec 26, 2020

Show Notes Dec 20 to Dec 26, 2020

Tech Talk Show Notes December 20 -26, 2020 Google Removed Shady Android VPN App That Allowed MiTM Attacks Google has recently removed a shady Android VPN App from the Play Store. Identified as SuperVPN Free VPN Client, this app boasted 100 million installs and had...
Google sent users 40,000 warnings of nation-state hack attacks in 2019

Google sent users 40,000 warnings of nation-state hack attacks in 2019

Google sent users 40,000 warnings of nation-state hack attacks in 2019 Google’s threat analysis group, which counters targeted and government-backed hacking against the company and its users, sent account holders almost 40,000 warnings in 2019, with government...
Proceeds from Cybercriminal Activity Results in Charges Against an Atlanta Criminal Gang

Proceeds from Cybercriminal Activity Results in Charges Against an Atlanta Criminal Gang

Proceeds from Cybercriminal Activity Results in Charges Against an Atlanta Criminal Gang Cybercriminals are not smart enough to outsmart the Federal Government especially when they get greedy.  For 24 members of an Atlanta cybercrime gang involved in fraud and money...
Have Your Phone — It Might Get You Questioned About A Crime!

Have Your Phone — It Might Get You Questioned About A Crime!

Have Your Phone — It Might Get You Questioned About A Crime! You come home from a long day at work and sit down at your computer to check your email to find an email from Google’s legal investigations support team informing you that local police were demanding...
Apple is being two-faced about its security. Turns out they have a backdoor key to our backups.

Apple is being two-faced about its security. Turns out they have a backdoor key to our backups.

Apple is being two-faced about its security. Turns out they have a backdoor key to our backups. Reports say that Apple is not going to allow customers to fully encrypt backups of the iOS data they store in iCloud after the FBI demanded access two years ago. Any...

Security First, Apple Stands Ground on iPhone Encryption

Security First, Apple Stands Ground on iPhone Encryption The Apple iPhone platform is based on security first. It is designed to be secure and private.  To do that they use a proprietary encryption system. While there have been private companies who have tried to...