In today’s show, I’ll discuss the Capitol One hack that affected over 100 million card users and applicants. I’ll also cover the latest in the backlash against Apple, Google and Amazon over humans listening in on your private digital assistant voice recordings. The Ring doorbell, whose parent company was bought by Amazon, is quickly becoming a darling of local law enforcement agencies due to its ability to share surveillance footage. School districts are being hit with ransomware and being bilked for hundreds of thousands of dollars. And finally, Netflix has created a sobering documentary about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, covering not just the 2016 US elections but also Brexit and many other voter influence campaigns around the globe.
- The Great Hack on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/Title/80117542
- RSA Conference Blog book review: https://www.rsaconference.com/blogs/bens-book-of-the-month-review-of-firewalls-dont-stop-dragons-a-step-by-step-guide-to-computer-security-for-non-techies
- Apress Beginner’s Book series: https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/7383A13D-EAFC-426B-A944-5B6C1B6886E9