Episode 8 – The Cloud, De(mist)ified

What is the cloud? A mystical place where all your stuff goes? A pocket dimension? A literal glowing cloud watching over us all? And what is it hiding? Pictures? Documents? Your friendly neighborhood hacker-ma— wait, what?

Sources:

What is “The Cloud”:

iCloud Leak, ‘The Fappening”:

Verizon Cloud Leak:

AWS – Related Leak (Small Business Data) + Breaches are due to client/setup error:

PRISM & Dropbox:

Self-Hosted Cloud Options:


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Episode 7 – Hey Smart Assistant, Are You Spying On Me?

Almost everything is a ‘smart’ device these days, but what are the implications of that? Is your TV going to start streaming you, instead? Are your light bulbs going to leak your pictures? Find out the answer to at least one of those things (and more)!

Sources:

Deleting Smart Assistant/Speaker Data:

Malicious Apps/Skills/Actions:

The FBI on Smart TVs:

Hue Bulb Vulnerability:

Sonos Ending Support/Separating Old Devices:

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Episode 6 – US Code Section 230 and You (Government Overreach)

US Code Section.. what?? ‘Isn’t this a tech show?’ It is, which is why we’ve chosen to take this week for a discussion on tech laws that are threatening the very foundation of the internet as we know it.

Sources:

US Code Section 230 (Part of Communications Decent Act of 1996/Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996):

FOSTA-SESTA:

Tumblr:

COPPA & Youtube/Google:

EARN IT Act:

Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act – We did not get to this as news for it released after the episode was recorded. It’s still important.

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