Category Archives: Podcasts

Hashtag Trending – PayPal opens up to crypto; Netflix experiments; GOP fast-tracks 5G deal

Paypal opens up to cryptocurrencies, Netflix has a new promotional experiment, and Trump is pressuring the White House to fast-track a deal that would give a no-bid contract 5G deal to Rivada Networks.

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Cyber Security Today – Twitter criticized by regulator, NSA ranks vulnerabilities, cybercrooks pretend to be good guys, and more

Today's podcast reports on a regulator's report on the Twitter celebrity account hack, the NSA ranks vulnerabilities Chinese attackers favour, a ransomware gang tries to give stolen money to charity and more

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Hashtag Trending – EU investigates Instagram; Nokia shoots for the moon; Google names that song

The EU is investigating Instagram for allegedly exposing the contact data of up to 5 million underage users, you will soon get a phone single on the moon, and Google launches it’s ‘hum to search’ feature.

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Hashtag Trending – A $2B tax evasion scheme; Zoom launches OnZoom; Oracle CEO supports Lindsey Graham

A billionaire is indicted on charges of tax evasion and wire fraud, Zoom launches a new service, and a report shows Oracle's CEO donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham shortly after the TikTok deal.

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Cyber Security Today Week in Review for October 16, 2020

The Weekend version of the podcast takes a look at the top stories for the past seven days with analysis by Dinah Davis of Arctic Wolf Networks. On the agenda: The value of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and how to stop phishing attacks

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Cyber Security Today – Dickey’s Barbecue chain hacked, Barnes and Noble notifies customers and beware of this Windows Update scam

Today's podcast reports on customer payment card data of a US restaurant chain for sale, a bookseller warns customers their data may have been hacked and a warning about the latest Windows Update scam

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Cyber Security Today – A new version of Android ransomware, ransomware hits international law firm and cruise line gives more detail about cyberattack

Today's podcast looks at a new way ransomware is leveraging Android, and Carnival gives some information about its ransomware attack

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Cyber Security Today – Tips for avoiding Amazon Prime Day scams, and Software AG under attack

Today's episode offers tips for not losing money during this week's Amazon Prime Day scams, reports on a bad hack of children's information and a ransomware attack at Software AG

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Hashtag Trending – GPS track sea turtle traffickers; Netflix Canada hikes prices; IBM spinoff

GPS tracks sea turtle traffickers; Netflix Canada is hiking its prices, and IBM says goodbye to its managed infrastructure services. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, October 9, and I’m your host Alex Coop.   ===== Fake eggs fitted with GPS track sea turtle traffickers in…

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Cyber Security Today – Company loses $15 million, Chowbus food service hacked and a database of a women’s retailer is exposed

Today's podcast reports on a company victimized by an email scam, a hack of the Chowbus food app and another unprotected database found

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