Showing posts with label Security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Security. Show all posts

April 22, 2017

Insecure Government Hacking Tools

Steve Gibson
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In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the problems inherent in the insecure nature of the hacking tools developed by governments.

April 19, 2017

Fingerprint Readers Not So Secure

Steve Gibson
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In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the ins and outs of how fingerprint readers on our phones work, and why they might not be as secure as you think.

April 17, 2017

Multi-Factor Authentication

Fr. Robert Ballecer
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MFA is a way to secure your online accounts that get's us closer to the "perfect perfection".

March 12, 2017

Staying Secure On Android

Leo Laporte
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John just recently moved from an iPhone to Android and is wondering what he needs to do to stay secure on a new platform.

February 26, 2017

Cloudflare Software Bug "Cloudbleed"

Leo Laporte, Iain Thompson And Nick Sullivan
A screenshot of Leo Laporte, Iain Thompson and Nick Sullivan 
In this episode of The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson talk to Nick Sullivan, the Head of Crypto at Cloudflare, about the recent software bug dubbed "Cloudbleed".

February 25, 2017

Cloudflare's Leak & Responsibility

Fr. Robert Ballecer
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The TWiET crew discusses the recent Cloudflare memory leak and how it was caused in the first place.

February 22, 2017

Stealing A Used Connected Car

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson has a cautionary tale from the RSA Conference where a former car owner was still able to access his old connected car two years after he sold it.

February 9, 2017

10 Most Common Passwords

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Unfortunately, a lot of people are using passwords that are too easy to figure out (Which makes it easy for hackers to steal their information).

January 26, 2017

Should You Encrypt Your Computer Hard Drive?

Thio Joe
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Most people don't even think to encrypt their hard drive, or have no idea how. It's actually not that difficult, and Windows has a feature built right into it called Bitlocker that will let you encrypt your drive, as long as you have at least the Pro version of Windows.

January 19, 2017

Never Use Public Wi-Fi Again! (Unless You Watch This)

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Wi-Fi Icon
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Here's why connecting to open WiFi networks is extremely risky, and what you can do about it!

January 9, 2017

Is Email Secure Enough For Sensitive Information?

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte  
In this episode of The Tech Guy, Leo Laporte takes a call from Vernon in Pennsylvania who is wondering how secure it really is for his insurance company to send him personal information over email.

January 6, 2017

Security And Knowing One's True Persona

Lou Maresca
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In this episode of This Enterprise Weekly, Ori Eisen, CEO of Trusona will be talking about present and future directions for the SWIFT funds transfer standards.

December 18, 2016

Qubes OS: The Security-Focused OS Used By Snowden

Andrew Wong
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In this episode of The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Aaron Newcomb talk about and demo the Snowden-endorsed Qubes OS, a security-focused OS that works to protect you from malware and other security breaches, with its community manager, Andrew Wong.

November 14, 2016

How Easy Is It To Capture Data On Public Free WiFi?

Gary Sims
A screenshot of Gary Sims   
In this episode of Android Authority, Gary Sims shows us how easy it is to capture data from an open WiFi.

October 24, 2016

Securing Your Home Router

Leo Laporte
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In this episode of The Tech Guy, Leo Laporte talks to Steve in Harbor City, California about why it is important to change the defaults to secure your home router.

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