🎧 When the Hackers Become the Hacked

The Shadow Brokers have dumped a treasure trove of NSA secret hacking tools, proving that even the best secret-keepers in the country can’t always prevent info from leaking. Is it better for intelligence agencies to hoard software vulnerabilities for use against others, or to report those vulnerabilities so they can be fixed? I delve into this topic in detail, exploring the pros and cons.

What if you could do one simple thing to protect your computer from most critical software bugs? It’s not only simple, it’s free and available to all users of modern Windows and Mac computers – and yet most people never use it! And as a bonus, I answer several of your questions from the mailbag about sharing WiFi passwords, choosing a cloud storage provider, protecting your kids while surfing the web, and things to consider when picking out a new computer!

For Further Insight:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/04/border-search-bill-would-rein-cbp
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/306525/how-to-configure-and-use-automatic-updates-in-windows

The NSA Is Hoarding Vulnerabilities