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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.AT&T and T-Mobile work together to fight robocallshttps://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2019/08/14/at-t-and-t-mobile-offer-cross-network-protection-against-robocalls/2008247001/Facebook also hired humans to transcribe audiohttps://www.theverge.com/2019/8/13/20804315/facebook-messenger-audio-conversations-listening-human-contractorsWhat are Cookies?htt... Read more

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August 13, 2019 15 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Microsoft’s Cortana and Skype human listeninghttps://www.theverge.com/2019/8/7/20758491/microsoft-voice-recordings-data-human-review-disclosure-privacy-voice-assistant-machine-learningMicrosoft privacy dashboardhttps://account.microsoft.com/account/privacy?ru=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.microsoft.com%2Fprivacy%2F&destrt=privacy-dashboardParts of a URLhttp://www.guida... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Google pauses Google assistant human review pending investigationhttps://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20750327/google-assistant-voice-recording-investigation-europeApple pauses Siri human review and will add opt-outhttps://www.theverge.com/2019/8/2/20751270/apple-stops-contractors-siri-voice-recordings-privacy-opt-outAmazon allows you to opt-out of Alexa human reviewh... Read more

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July 30, 2019 20 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Equifax Settlement (FTC.gov)How to claim your settlementSettlement questions answered"The Great Hack" Netflix DocumentaryFacebook algorithm reveals family secretsTarget algorithm exposes teen pregnancyWhat companies can predict from your dataMore of what companies can predict from your dataThe internet knows you better than your spousePay-with-your-data coffee shop... Read more

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July 23, 2019 16 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.FaceApp warninghttps://www.iheart.com/content/2019-07-17-security-experts-issue-privacy-warning-over-faceapp/https://relevantmagazine.com/culture/tech/uh-you-should-read-faceapps-truly-wild-terms-of-service-agreement-before-you-use-it/FaceApp responds to privacy concernshttps://techcrunch.com/2019/07/17/faceapp-responds-to-privacy-concerns/How to delete your FaceAp... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Google Assistant Recordings Leakedhttps://mashable.com/article/google-assistant-recordings-leaked/Silent Commandshttps://techcrunch.com/2018/05/10/researchers-show-siri-and-alexa-can-be-exploited-with-silent-commands-hidden-in-songs/https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/silent-commands/https://www.neowin.net/news/alexa-google-assistant-siri-and-others-vulnerable-to-si... Read more

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July 9, 2019 20 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.All of your Amazon voice recordingshttps://www.amazon.com/b/?node=19149155011&ref=ap_ing#manage_voice_recordingsAll of your Google voice recordingshttps://myactivity.google.comThe "wake word" bufferhttps://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/08/13/siri-is-listening-to-you-but-shes-not-spying-says-apple/Alexa is creepily laughing for no reasonhttps://slate.com/technol... Read more

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July 2, 2019 17 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.IP Locationshttps://www.iplocation.netChoosing a VPN that is right for youhttps://ssd.eff.org/en/module/choosing-vpn-thats-right-youVPN Providers     Private Internet Access (PIA)     https://www.privateinternetaccess.com     NordVPN     https://nordvpn.com/features/     ExpressVPN  &nb... Read more

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June 25, 2019 19 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Apple 15" MacBook Pro Recall Programhttps://support.apple.com/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall The Girl and the Snake fablehttps://www.wordstothriveby.com/choices-you-knew-i-was-a-snake-when-you-picked-me-up/SEC.gov company report lookuphttps://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/companysearch.htmlYahoo Financehttps://finance.yahoo.comSupport the show on Patreonhttps:/... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Firefox Web Browser Vulnerabilityhttps://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684272/firefox-zero-day-flaw-browser-attacks-crypto-patchUpdate Firefoxhttps://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/What is a Penetration Testerhttps://www.cybersecurityeducation.org/careers/penetration-tester/bugcrowdhttps://www.bugcrowd.comPwn2Own 2019https://www.thezdi.com/blog/2019/1/14/pwn2own-... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Two-factor authentication (2FA) explainedhttps://www.cnet.com/news/two-factor-authentication-what-you-need-to-know-faq/Protect yourself from SIM swap attackshttps://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zm8a9y/how-to-protect-yourself-from-sim-swapping-hacksGoogle Voicehttps://voice.google.com/aboutStoring fingerprints and face data in your devicehttps://www.howtogeek.com/3879... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Firefox to block cookies by defaulthttps://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18650363/firefox-block-trackers-default-enhanced-tracking-protectionGoogle to limit ad blockers in Chromehttps://izodnews.com/2019/05/30/google-still-on-track-to-limit-ad-blockers-in-chrome-ghacks-technology-news/Apple Latest Newshttps://www.apple.com/newsroom/Support the show on Patreonhttps://pa... Read more

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SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Email scam varietieshttps://www.lifewire.com/top-internet-email-scams-2483614How to spot Phishing emailshttps://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-tips-for-spotting-a-phishing-email/How to test a link without clicking ithttps://www.lifewire.com/how-to-test-a-suspicious-link-without-clicking-it-2487171Malware in file typeshttps://labsblog.f-secure.com/2019/05/08... Read more

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May 21, 2019 19 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Nearly half of all calls are scamshttps://nulltx.com/half-us-calls-scams/https://firstorion.com/nearly-50-of-u-s-mobile-traffic-will-be-scam-calls-by-2019/Do not call back one ring callshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/07/do-not-call-them-back-fcc-warns-late-night-scam-calls/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.f1dca2f6329aThe grandparent scamhttps://www.a... Read more

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May 14, 2019 17 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.WhatsApp Vulnerabilityhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/whatsapp-flaw-let-hackers-install-spyware-on-cellphones-when-people-made-or-got-calls/How to update WhatsApphttps://amp.businessinsider.com/how-to-update-whatsapp-on-android-and-iphone-2019-5Blackberry Messenger shut downhttps://www.cnet.com/news/blackberry-messenger-to-shut-down-in-may-what-you-need-to-know/NIST A... Read more

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May 7, 2019 12 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.DELL SupportAssist patchhttps://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln316857/dsa-2019-051-dell-supportassist-client-multiple-vulnerabilities?lang=enMore on the DELL vulnerabilityhttps://www.theverge.com/2019/5/3/18528822/dell-support-assist-security-vulnerability-flaw-hackersFake Adobe update (Windows)https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie11-windows_7/w... Read more

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April 30, 2019 20 min

SHOW NOTESHere are links to the topics we discussed in this episode.Dependencies/Supply Chain hackshttps://www.wired.com/story/barium-supply-chain-hackers/ASUS Live Update hack (ShadowHammer)https://www.cyberscoop.com/asus-patch-shadowhammer-kaspersky/Log in with Facebook hackhttps://www.mobileappdaily.com/2018/08/3/login-with-facebook-hijackers-may-hack-your-dataWhy Facebook is paying a fine of $3 billion to $5 billionhttps://www.... Read more

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