Show Notes January 10 – 16, 2021

Show Notes January 10 – 16, 2021

Tech Talk Show Notes January 10-16, 2021 WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messenger that claims to have privacy coded into its DNA, is giving its 2 billion-plus users an ultimatum: agree to...
Show Notes January 10 – 16, 2021

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...
White-Hat Investigations Unveil Security Issues but Often at their own Peril

White-Hat Investigations Unveil Security Issues but Often at their own Peril

White-Hat Investigations Unveil Security Issues but Often at their own Peril It is rare that any law can outpace technology or the tactics of cybercriminals.  Many times it takes them weeks to discover and solve physical crimes. Since many law enforcement officers are...
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...

Bomb’s will not be Iran’s retaliation – Technological hacks are more likely

Bomb’s will not be Iran’s retaliation – Technological hacks are more likely Microsoft said on Friday that Iranian hackers, with apparent backing from the government, had made more than 2,700 attempts to identify the email accounts of current and...