As if some folks weren’t concerned enough about the infiltration of potentially privacy-busting devices into the home, Google has admitted it did not disclose that it hid a secret microphone inside its Nest Secure product.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Is two factor authentication such a pain in the rear end that it’s costing the economy millions? Do you feel safe having a Google Nest in your home? And don’t get caught by a catfisher this Valentine’s Day.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by B J Mendelson.
A California family has described the ‘sheer terror’ it experienced after its smart security camera began broadcasting a bogus warning that three North Korean missiles were heading to the United States.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender BOX blog.
Two-step verification (2SV) combined with a unique password makes it harder for a hacker to see what you’re doing in your home.
The “white hat” hacker, who claimed to be part of a group calling itself the “Anonymous Calgary Mindhive”, said it hadn’t been hard for him to hijack control of a man’s Nest security camera.
Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Box blog.