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Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Release Date: 09/13/2019

Do You Trust Homeland Security And The FBI For Your Cyber Security? show art Do You Trust Homeland Security And The FBI For Your Cyber Security?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Do You Trust Homeland Security And The FBI For Your Cyber Security? What a week the FBI got hacked, Homeland Security supposedly is sending out emails about hackers in your network. This is what we're going to talk about to start with today. What are these new emails and how are they trying to con you? And can we trust the Feds for our Cyber Security? [Following is an automated transcript] This is a little bit concerning. We know that the FBI's email system got hacked. And for everyone that's sitting there saying gee, if the FBI gets hacked, there's no way my business can possibly survive an...

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Are You Ready For Your Car to Spy On You? It's Already the Law show art Are You Ready For Your Car to Spy On You? It's Already the Law

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Are You Ready For Your Car to Spy On You? It's Already the Law They pass the infrastructure bill, which means now it's time to figure out what is in the infrastructure bill. And we're going to talk about the technology that they decided to fund the technology that will win the game because it has billions of dollars of federal money behind it. [Following is an automated transcript] [00:00:16] This is disappointing, but it's normal, right? [00:00:20] It's absolutely normal because the federal government has always been one that picks winners and losers. If you're old enough, you remember, of...

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Do You Have a Smartspeaker? Another Danger Comes Your Way! show art Do You Have a Smartspeaker? Another Danger Comes Your Way!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Do You Have a Smartspeaker? Another Danger Comes Your Way! By now, you've heard of tick talk. You might use Tik TOK. Many people do. It's their go-to site online, especially if you're a little on the younger side. Here is a danger of some of these tick talk challenges and combine that with Alexa. Oh my [Following is an automated transcript] This is a little bit on the scary side. We built our house some 25 years ago, we contacted a builder, and I put together all of the specs, and I made sure that the wood he used was better than average. [00:00:30] It's all plywood. It's not particle board or...

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Have You Checked If Your Email Is On The Dark Web? Let's Do It Now! show art Have You Checked If Your Email Is On The Dark Web? Let's Do It Now!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Have You Checked If Your Email Is On The Dark Web? Let's Do It Now! Do you know how to find out if you have had your private information stolen? Well, you know, the odds are probably pretty bad, but where was it stolen? When? What has been stolen? How about your password and how safe is that password? We're going to show you real hard evidence, and what you can do to fix things! [Following is an automated transcript] [00:00:16] Knowing whether or not your data has been stolen and what's been stolen is very important. [00:00:24] And there is a service out there that you can go to. They don't...

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Are You Ready For the Next Hacker Wave? It's Going to Be Brutal! show art Are You Ready For the Next Hacker Wave? It's Going to Be Brutal!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Are You Ready For the Next Hacker Wave? It's Going to Be Brutal! Right now, we're going to talk about this vulnerability, this huge vulnerability in almost the entire internet that will affect your life over the following number of years. And if you're a business, you better pay close attention. [Following is an automated transcript] [00:00:16] Well, we are looking at what is being called the single most significant, most critical vulnerability ever. [00:00:24] And if you want more information on this, have a look at last week's show, you'll find it up on my website. I talked quite a bit about...

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The Worst Internet Vulnerability Ever? And It Isn't Going Away Soon. What's Log4J? show art The Worst Internet Vulnerability Ever? And It Isn't Going Away Soon. What's Log4J?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

2021-12-18 1144 [00:00:00] Well, the tech world is all a buzz with this log for J or log for shell. However you want to call it because we are looking at what is probably the biggest security vulnerability the internet has had in a long time. [00:00:16] This is huge, huge, huge to chew. [00:00:19] I don't know how to express it anymore, but there are multiple problems here. And even the patch that was released to fix this problem was broken as being exploited in the last 24 hours. There've been no less than 30 different new. Variations of the exploit. So what is going on? There is a computer...

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Did Your Computer Have Did Your Computer Have "Intel Inside"? It Won't For long!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Did Your Computer Have "Intel Inside"? It Won't For long! We're going to talk a little bit about shopping right now. Then we'll get into our chip crunch, and why Intel is being left on the side of the computer road. [Following is an automated transcript.] [00:00:16] There's lots of fun stuff to do. And it's kind of fun getting out of the house. Isn't it getting out, going out, going around? There's a, an outlet store close by where I live and it's kind of one of these outdoor. Outlet things. And it was fun. Just walking around, enjoying the little bit of fresh air, no matter what the weather...

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Do You Think There's Nothing You Can Do to Keep the Bad Guys Out? show art Do You Think There's Nothing You Can Do to Keep the Bad Guys Out?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Do You Think There's Nothing You Can Do to Keep the Bad Guys Out? What a week. The FBI got hacked. Homeland security supposedly is sending out emails about hackers in your network. This is what we're going to talk about to start with today. What are these new emails, and how are they trying to con you? [Automated Transcript Follows] This is a little bit concerning. We know that the FBI's email system got hacked. And for everyone sitting there saying, well, gee, if the FBI gets hacked, there's no way my business can survive an attack. Remember that the FBI is a huge, huge target. They have so...

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Is Your Firewall Actually Protecting You? What Should You Be Doing? show art Is Your Firewall Actually Protecting You? What Should You Be Doing?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

Is Your Firewall Actually Protecting You? What Should You Be Doing? New stats are out this week. So what's the number one vector of attack against us? Our Firewalls. And they're failing. So, what's going on. And what can you do about it? [Automated transcript follows] [00:00:16] And of course, I'm always talking about cyber security, because if you ask me that is one of the biggest problems we have in business. [00:00:27] Today. Well, yeah, you got to find employees. In fact, uh, it's almost impossible to find them in the cyber security space as well. And it's been hard for years. So I try to...

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You Know How To Use Fake Email Addresses to Stay Safe? show art You Know How To Use Fake Email Addresses to Stay Safe?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Strategist

If you follow my newsletter, you probably saw what I had in the signature line the last few weeks: how to make a fake identity. Well, we're going to take it a little bit differently today and talk about how to stop spam with a fake email. [Automated transcript follows] [00:00:16] Email is something that we've had for a long time. [00:00:19] I think I've told you before I had email way back in the early eighties, late seventies, actually. So, yeah, it's been a while and I get tens of thousands of email every day, uh, sent to my domain, you know, mainstream.net. That's my company. I've had...

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