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The Cybersecurity Impact of 5G and more on Tech Talk With Craig Peterson today on Maine's WGAN Saturday Show [09-14-19]

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

Release Date: 09/13/2019

Can't Trust Amazon.com Any More show art Can't Trust Amazon.com Any More

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

It's not your imagination: Shopping on Amazon has gotten worse [Amazon founder Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post] Sure, Google and Facebook are chock full of ads, too. But on Amazon, we're supposed to be the customers, not the eyeballs for sale. We're paying Amazon to buy a product and probably paying for a membership in its Prime two-day shipping product. When you search for a product on Amazon, you may not realize that most of what you see at first is advertising. Amazon is betraying your trust in its results to make an extra buck. I call it the "shill results" business. Even when they...

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Check If You've Been a Victim of Check If You've Been a Victim of "InfoStealer" Ukrainian Master Hacker Arrested - Police Used His Girlfriend's Instagram to Track Them

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

Malware… Authorities Arrest Developer of Malware Service - Was Your Credit Card or Other Personal Information Stolen? And How He Was Captured According to the U.S. Justice Department, FBI agents have identified more than 50 million unique credentials and forms of identification (email addresses, bank accounts, cryptocurrency addresses, credit card numbers, etc.) stolen. Raccoon was essentially a Web-based control Crime-as-a-Service panel, where — for $200 a month — customers could get the latest version of the Raccoon Infostealer malware and interact with infected systems in real-time....

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The Semiconductor Industry Is Coming for Your Wallet - DuckDuckGo Should Be Your Go-To Search Engine - Which Messaging Apps Are Secure: Signal vs. WhatsApp - The Upside-Down Logic of Electric SUVs - Biden Goes Nuclear POWER! Amazon might own your doctor show art The Semiconductor Industry Is Coming for Your Wallet - DuckDuckGo Should Be Your Go-To Search Engine - Which Messaging Apps Are Secure: Signal vs. WhatsApp - The Upside-Down Logic of Electric SUVs - Biden Goes Nuclear POWER! Amazon might own your doctor

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

The Semiconductor Industry Is Coming for Your Wallet - DuckDuckGo Should Be Your Go-To Search Engine - Which Messaging Apps Are Secure: Signal vs. WhatsApp - The Upside-Down Logic of Electric SUVs - Biden Goes Nuclear POWER! Amazon might own your doctor's office after their latest acquisition. The Semiconductor Industry Is Coming for Your Wallet. As Usual, Congress Is Complicit In recent months, the auto and tech sectors have faced unprecedented delays and rising prices. Some used cars are even selling for more than their new counterparts because of the delays, a sure sign that production has...

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What Happens When a Scammer Has Your Email Address? Prevention - Signs You're Hacked - Recovery show art What Happens When a Scammer Has Your Email Address? Prevention - Signs You're Hacked - Recovery

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

What Happens When a Scammer Has Your Email Address? Prevention - Signs You're Hacked - Recovery While your email address might not seem that valuable, scammers can extract a lot of information that they can use against you. Below are some things they can do with your email address information: Scammers Can Impersonate You Send Phishing Emails Scammers Can Access Your Online Accounts How to Protect Your Email Address from Scammers? Using Robust Passwords Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication Update Your Device’s Security Software Enable Dark Web Monitoring Signs Your Email Account Has Been...

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Can You Secure Security Cameras? The Coming Green Energy Nightmare - Email Scams Hitting Businesses and Lonely Hearts show art Can You Secure Security Cameras? The Coming Green Energy Nightmare - Email Scams Hitting Businesses and Lonely Hearts

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

Can You Secure Security Cameras? The Coming Green Energy Nightmare - Email Scams Hitting Businesses and Lonely Hearts Scams… Eight questions to ask yourself before getting a security camera Security cameras were once the preserve of the rich and famous. Now anyone can get their hands on one thanks to technological advances. The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) has created a significant new market – for manufacturers of devices like connected doorbells and baby monitors and more sophisticated whole-of-property systems. Connected to home Wi-Fi networks, these devices allow owners to...

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How Your iPhone Can Be Hacked - IRS Warns of “Industrial Scale” Smishing surge - Crypto Scams Soar - Morgan Stanley fined millions - Why Nuclear Power is (quietly) making a big comeback show art How Your iPhone Can Be Hacked - IRS Warns of “Industrial Scale” Smishing surge - Crypto Scams Soar - Morgan Stanley fined millions - Why Nuclear Power is (quietly) making a big comeback

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

How Your iPhone Can Be Hacked - IRS Warns of “Industrial Scale” Smishing surge - Crypto Scams Soar - Morgan Stanley fined millions - Why Nuclear Power is (quietly) making a big comeback Cyber… Can your iPhone be hacked? What we know about iOS security How can an iPhone be hacked? Sideloaded apps Fake apps in the App Store Calendar invites Configuration profiles How can you tell if your iPhone has been hacked? Battery levels Data Strange “things” ++++++++ IRS Warns of “Industrial Scale” Smishing surge The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has warned US taxpayers of an...

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America Could Save $Billions$ on Prescriptions - Microsoft 365 users under attack - Business email compromises stealing billions again show art America Could Save $Billions$ on Prescriptions - Microsoft 365 users under attack - Business email compromises stealing billions again

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

America Could Save $Billions$ on Prescriptions -Microsoft 365 users are under attack Business email compromises stealing billions again - Online privacy getting better thanks to - Apple Need help? Get my newest punchlists - Google's huge problem in Russia - Kill switches in cars -- again About one-third of Americans are taking a prescription, and this is kind of the scary part. The average person who is on a prescription has four prescriptions, and we're paying dearly for it. But mark Cuban has an answer. [Automated Transcript Follows] Well, you know, I do a lot of stuff in cybersecurity, and...

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American Invents Act Has Destroyed Innovation - Cops want to keep mass surveillance secret - Hackers Hide Malware in James Webb Space Telescope Images - TikShock: 5 TikTok scams - Ukrainian Police Bust Crypto Fraud Call Centers show art American Invents Act Has Destroyed Innovation - Cops want to keep mass surveillance secret - Hackers Hide Malware in James Webb Space Telescope Images - TikShock: 5 TikTok scams - Ukrainian Police Bust Crypto Fraud Call Centers

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

American Invents Act Has Destroyed Innovation - Cops want to keep mass surveillance app secret; privacy advocates refused - Hackers Hide Malware in Stunning Images Taken by James Webb Space Telescope - TikShock: Don’t get caught out by these 5 TikTok scams - Ukrainian Police Bust Crypto Fraud Call Centers Well, the birds are coming home to roost. Well, not the chickens in this case, but this is called the death warrant for American ingenuity. We'll start by talking through this great article from this week's newsletter. [Automated transcript follows.] Well, I hate to say this, but in...

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Colorado First State to Take Control of Smart Thermostats - Green Energy Initiatives About to Kill - This Winter Will Be Terrible - We Need 487 New eCar Charging Stations Per Day For Next Eight Years show art Colorado First State to Take Control of Smart Thermostats - Green Energy Initiatives About to Kill - This Winter Will Be Terrible - We Need 487 New eCar Charging Stations Per Day For Next Eight Years

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

Colorado First State to Take Control of Smart Thermostats - Green Energy Initiatives About to Kill - This Winter Will Be Terrible - We Need 487 New eCar Charging Stations Per Day For Next Eight Years If you got my newsletter this week, you might have noticed that almost everything is about the power grid. Well, it, it kind of is. And we're going to be talking about some of the implications here... [Automated transcript follows] Well, I'm sure you've heard about California and the amazing power shortages that they have out there. It's terrible, right? On a hot day, they're running out of power...

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It's Trash Time For Your Computer - Autonomous Car Crash Kills - Which is better for your car? Buttons or a Screen? - Now we have a Chip Backlog! - Facebook tracking Your Hospital Appointments show art It's Trash Time For Your Computer - Autonomous Car Crash Kills - Which is better for your car? Buttons or a Screen? - Now we have a Chip Backlog! - Facebook tracking Your Hospital Appointments

Craig Peterson - America's Leading Technology News Commentator

It's Trash Time For Your Computer - Autonomous Car Crash Kills - Which is better for your car? Buttons or a Screen? - Now we have a Chip Backlog! - Facebook tracking Your Hospital Appointments Hey, you know, it is probably time to do an upgrade on that computer of yours to Windows 11. Or maybe you're going to move over to the Linux world. That's what I did with my older computer. It's running Linux now. Much faster, but there's more to it than that. [Automated transcript follows] I send out my newsletter, my insider show notes every Monday morning. [00:00:22] Usually sometimes it's Tuesday,...

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