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Episode 721 - Tools, Tips and Tricks - ATT&T Call Protect

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Release Date: 04/10/2020

Episode 977 - Half Of Government Cybersecurity Incidents Caused By Missing Patche show art Episode 977 - Half Of Government Cybersecurity Incidents Caused By Missing Patche

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Patches and updates are released for a reason. Most are for bug fixes and performance improvements but they also contain security fixes. It's vital that you stay on top and current with your patching. This episode talks about a survey results to why this is the case.

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Episode 976 - Colonial Pipeline Back On Line After Paying The Ransom show art Episode 976 - Colonial Pipeline Back On Line After Paying The Ransom

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One of the most impacting ransomware attacks shut down fuel supply pipelines to the eastern U.S. This episode talks about how the Colonial Pipeline got back online and things you can do to help recover if you ever get hit with ransomware.

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Episode 975 - Oil Pipeline Attack Group Said It Was Not Intended To Shut It Down show art Episode 975 - Oil Pipeline Attack Group Said It Was Not Intended To Shut It Down

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The group that has been identified as the one that carried out the cyberattack on the pipeline has said it was a mistake. This episode talks about this group and their motives and why they released a statement about this. Very odd.

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Episode 974 - Major Cyberattack On Oil Pipeline, Our Infrastructure Is Under Massive Attack show art Episode 974 - Major Cyberattack On Oil Pipeline, Our Infrastructure Is Under Massive Attack

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The infrastructure of the United States is under constant attack. Power grids, water supplies traffic control systems, and now pipelines. This episode talks about the latest attack on a major oil supply pipeline.

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Episode 973 - Facebook Crippling WhatsApp If You Decline To Accept New Terms show art Episode 973 - Facebook Crippling WhatsApp If You Decline To Accept New Terms

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Several months ago Facebook came under fire with a new privacy policy change for WhatsApp that would allow more data to be shared from the messaging app to Facebook. Initially, Facebook said if you don't accept they will delete your account. They have since backtracked and this episode talks about what the change is.

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Episode 972 - Amazon Sidewalk Quietly Released, Turn It Off show art Episode 972 - Amazon Sidewalk Quietly Released, Turn It Off

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A few months ago I talked about Amazon Sidewalk and the privacy implications this could have. Amazon has quietly released this feature and it's enabled by default. This episode talks about what Sidewalk is and why you should consider turning it off.

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Episode 971 - Signal App Got Banned For Running Ads That Exposed Facebook Data Collection show art Episode 971 - Signal App Got Banned For Running Ads That Exposed Facebook Data Collection

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Data collection by social media platforms is not a secret. The types of data and how they are used is still hazy. This episode talks about what Signal did with their targeted ads and what Facebook did to their account in response.

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Episode 970 - Chinese Smart TV Spying On Millions, There Is A Reason They Are So Cheap show art Episode 970 - Chinese Smart TV Spying On Millions, There Is A Reason They Are So Cheap

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Smart TVs are widespread and cheap. But there is a price you pay and the other price you pay, with your data. This episode talks about a data collection firm that got exposed for collecting more data than anyone had thought.

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Episode 969 - How Poor Coding In Mobile Apps Continues To Cause AWS Breaches show art Episode 969 - How Poor Coding In Mobile Apps Continues To Cause AWS Breaches

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Misconfigurations and sloppy coding continue to be the cause of cloud breaches. This episode talks about a report that found 40 popular apps with over 100 million installs were leaking sensitive keys in their code.

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Episode 968 - Police Officer Charged With Privacy Breach For Abusing Database Access show art Episode 968 - Police Officer Charged With Privacy Breach For Abusing Database Access

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When you grant an employee access to a database does not mean they have the authority to look at any data record at any time for their curiosity. This episode talks about a policy officer that did that and is now charged with privacy crimes.

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Thie week's tools, tips and tricks episode talks about an app from AT&T that can help protect you from scam calls. Thie episode goes over AT&T Protect.

AT&T Protect Download - https://www.att.com/features/security-apps/

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