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Cyber Tales - Story behind cyber security stories

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Cyber Tales - Story behind cyber security stories

Cyber Tales - Story behind cyber security stories

Paladion

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Listen to weekly round up of interesting cyber security stories from across the globe. Each podcast delves deeper into a particular story revealing insights and the often unheard story to listeners. The show is hosted by Mansi Kapur, business journalist with Fortune and Jose Varghese, cyber security entrepreneur and geek with Paladion.

Latest Episodes

Amazon Echo: Should You Be Worried? Why Alexa Stores So Much Personal Data – S01E36

Are you concerned that your Amazon Echo device is storing too much personal data? You’re not alone. In a world where data theft is an ongoing issue, it’s vital that we keep our data safe. But could our friendly voice assistant, Alexa, be jeopardising our data security? In this episode, we uncover the ways in which Amazon Echo uses our personal data, where our data goes and what is it used for – with input from voice assistant experts Vinaya, Deepak and Shabab

12 MINAPR 20
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Amazon Echo: Should You Be Worried? Why Alexa Stores So Much Personal Data – S01E36

“Alexa - Are you safe to use?” - S01E35

Can Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa make a huge purchase you don’t want? Could they record your conversations without your knowledge? Will they read your emails, and accidentally send out sensitive messages to your personal and professional contacts? We explore these big security concerns, and more, to figure out if you are trading convenience for security when you use an AI-driven digital assistant. Tune into this podcast, and learn whether you need to tell your phone, “Siri, stop listening!”

12 MIN2019 SEP 11
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“Alexa - Are you safe to use?” - S01E35

FaceApp: Harmless Fun or Security Nightmare? – S01E34

Are your private photos being uploaded to Russian servers? You might be at risk if you are one of the 80 million users of the popular application FaceApp. A software developer recently claimed that if you downloaded FaceApp, the software would immediately vacuum up every photo on your phone and store them on Russian servers. Scary, isn’t it? We sat down with our experts to explore these claims. Tune into this podcast to see if you are safe, or if you need to delete your FaceApp ASAP.

12 MIN2019 AUG 12
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FaceApp: Harmless Fun or Security Nightmare? – S01E34

Hackers Change Their Targets— Are You Now In Their Crosshairs? – S01E33

Are you about to become a prime target for hackers? Cybercriminals have slowed their attacks on individuals, and they are now launching fewer direct attacks on corporate networks. Instead, they have begun to focus their attacks on a few key leadership roles at high-value enterprises. Have you received more direct attacks against your corporate email addresses, profiles, and accounts? Have you already been compromised? Tune into this podcast to make sure you don’t give criminals easy access to your company’s crown jewels.

10 MIN2019 AUG 5
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Hackers Change Their Targets— Are You Now In Their Crosshairs? – S01E33

S01E32 - The Truth about the Dark Side of Chrome

Is Google using Chrome to get at your data? With the biggest share of the browser market, your shiny Chrome app could have a dark side that puts your confidential information in danger. For better or for worse, Google is everywhere and so is its Chrome software. But while Google has been beating the drum about making life easier for Chrome users, privacy issues have been surfacing. Have you been affected by Chrome’s automatic login and automatic data sync features? Is it just Google failing to communicate properly, or is conspiracy theory now turning into reality? Tune into this podcast and find out!

13 MIN2019 MAR 12
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S01E32 - The Truth about the Dark Side of Chrome

S01E31 - Look Out - Google’s on the Way to Galactic Data Control!

If data is the new oil, Google has some of the biggest refineries in the world. Raw data in, insights and analysis out, but what about privacy and confidentiality? Google information also powers advertising designed to target you as an individual. How? By using your personal data, preferences, and often many more of your intimate details. Trust is just one issue. Monopolistic practices, data snooping, and unauthorized data sharing are others. Is Google evil? Is it time to call in the Jedi Knights to save the world? Find out how far the tentacles of the Google Empire reach in this podcast and what you should be looking out for.

17 MIN2019 JAN 7
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S01E31 - Look Out - Google’s on the Way to Galactic Data Control!

S01E30 - Uber and Data Privacy – Is Your PII Being Taken for a Ride?

Personally Identifiable Information or PII can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Phishing, identity theft, and cyber extortion are just some of the threats. But how much do you think about data security when using chauffeuring services like Uber? Join us in this podcast to find out about the policies for data retention and the security issues that affect you directly, and your rights regarding data deletion. With our panel of experts, we pick the Uber privacy case apart. And put it back together with handy tips about how you can better safeguard your personal data. Get the details here!

11 MIN2018 NOV 13
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S01E30 - Uber and Data Privacy – Is Your PII Being Taken for a Ride?

S01E29 - Email Scams and Extortion? Keep Calm and Apply Proper Security

Have you received threatening email recently? You’re not alone. We talk about how it happens and what you can do to stop it affecting you. First, find out about even supposedly reputable Internet actors that make it difficult for you to protect your privacy. Get the lowdown on the way that password and email files are hacked and resold for phishing scams. Hear about how malware can worm its way into your PC or mobile. Then listen as we explain smart, safe ways to set up your passwords, use protection like 2FA, and deal with emails that menace you (breathe sigh of relief HERE!).

13 MIN2018 SEP 27
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S01E29 - Email Scams and Extortion? Keep Calm and Apply Proper Security

S01E28 - What You Should Know About Mobile Banking App Security

Are mobile banking apps safe? We discuss app risks and threats that could seriously affect your banking well-being if you don’t watch out for them. We also run through the differences between mobile and desktop banking, and why the banking sector may be making a rod for its own back by trying to be too helpful to customers using mobiles. Find out with us how to avoid pitfalls like downloading fake apps and see how to identify authentic versions. Make sure that your money stays safe in your account, out of reach of thieves and hackers!

13 MIN2018 SEP 19
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S01E28 - What You Should Know About Mobile Banking App Security

S01E27 - Do People Now Know More About You on the Net than in Real Life?

There may be far more of you, personally, on the web than you think. In this podcast, we discuss how social media giants and other popular internet firms collect huge amounts of data… on you! Ostensibly, they do this to better know you and meet your needs. However, the danger is in the abuse of that data. The Facebook - Cambridge Analytica case is still echoing in cyberspace. On a brighter note, however, data privacy is being reinforced. Individuals can ask that their personal data be erased from organizations like Facebook and Google. Join us and see how these developments could affect you.

10 MIN2018 AUG 22
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S01E27 - Do People Now Know More About You on the Net than in Real Life?

Latest Episodes

Amazon Echo: Should You Be Worried? Why Alexa Stores So Much Personal Data – S01E36

Are you concerned that your Amazon Echo device is storing too much personal data? You’re not alone. In a world where data theft is an ongoing issue, it’s vital that we keep our data safe. But could our friendly voice assistant, Alexa, be jeopardising our data security? In this episode, we uncover the ways in which Amazon Echo uses our personal data, where our data goes and what is it used for – with input from voice assistant experts Vinaya, Deepak and Shabab

12 MINAPR 20
Comments
Amazon Echo: Should You Be Worried? Why Alexa Stores So Much Personal Data – S01E36

“Alexa - Are you safe to use?” - S01E35

Can Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa make a huge purchase you don’t want? Could they record your conversations without your knowledge? Will they read your emails, and accidentally send out sensitive messages to your personal and professional contacts? We explore these big security concerns, and more, to figure out if you are trading convenience for security when you use an AI-driven digital assistant. Tune into this podcast, and learn whether you need to tell your phone, “Siri, stop listening!”

12 MIN2019 SEP 11
Comments
“Alexa - Are you safe to use?” - S01E35

FaceApp: Harmless Fun or Security Nightmare? – S01E34

Are your private photos being uploaded to Russian servers? You might be at risk if you are one of the 80 million users of the popular application FaceApp. A software developer recently claimed that if you downloaded FaceApp, the software would immediately vacuum up every photo on your phone and store them on Russian servers. Scary, isn’t it? We sat down with our experts to explore these claims. Tune into this podcast to see if you are safe, or if you need to delete your FaceApp ASAP.

12 MIN2019 AUG 12
Comments
FaceApp: Harmless Fun or Security Nightmare? – S01E34

Hackers Change Their Targets— Are You Now In Their Crosshairs? – S01E33

Are you about to become a prime target for hackers? Cybercriminals have slowed their attacks on individuals, and they are now launching fewer direct attacks on corporate networks. Instead, they have begun to focus their attacks on a few key leadership roles at high-value enterprises. Have you received more direct attacks against your corporate email addresses, profiles, and accounts? Have you already been compromised? Tune into this podcast to make sure you don’t give criminals easy access to your company’s crown jewels.

10 MIN2019 AUG 5
Comments
Hackers Change Their Targets— Are You Now In Their Crosshairs? – S01E33

S01E32 - The Truth about the Dark Side of Chrome

Is Google using Chrome to get at your data? With the biggest share of the browser market, your shiny Chrome app could have a dark side that puts your confidential information in danger. For better or for worse, Google is everywhere and so is its Chrome software. But while Google has been beating the drum about making life easier for Chrome users, privacy issues have been surfacing. Have you been affected by Chrome’s automatic login and automatic data sync features? Is it just Google failing to communicate properly, or is conspiracy theory now turning into reality? Tune into this podcast and find out!

13 MIN2019 MAR 12
Comments
S01E32 - The Truth about the Dark Side of Chrome

S01E31 - Look Out - Google’s on the Way to Galactic Data Control!

If data is the new oil, Google has some of the biggest refineries in the world. Raw data in, insights and analysis out, but what about privacy and confidentiality? Google information also powers advertising designed to target you as an individual. How? By using your personal data, preferences, and often many more of your intimate details. Trust is just one issue. Monopolistic practices, data snooping, and unauthorized data sharing are others. Is Google evil? Is it time to call in the Jedi Knights to save the world? Find out how far the tentacles of the Google Empire reach in this podcast and what you should be looking out for.

17 MIN2019 JAN 7
Comments
S01E31 - Look Out - Google’s on the Way to Galactic Data Control!

S01E30 - Uber and Data Privacy – Is Your PII Being Taken for a Ride?

Personally Identifiable Information or PII can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Phishing, identity theft, and cyber extortion are just some of the threats. But how much do you think about data security when using chauffeuring services like Uber? Join us in this podcast to find out about the policies for data retention and the security issues that affect you directly, and your rights regarding data deletion. With our panel of experts, we pick the Uber privacy case apart. And put it back together with handy tips about how you can better safeguard your personal data. Get the details here!

11 MIN2018 NOV 13
Comments
S01E30 - Uber and Data Privacy – Is Your PII Being Taken for a Ride?

S01E29 - Email Scams and Extortion? Keep Calm and Apply Proper Security

Have you received threatening email recently? You’re not alone. We talk about how it happens and what you can do to stop it affecting you. First, find out about even supposedly reputable Internet actors that make it difficult for you to protect your privacy. Get the lowdown on the way that password and email files are hacked and resold for phishing scams. Hear about how malware can worm its way into your PC or mobile. Then listen as we explain smart, safe ways to set up your passwords, use protection like 2FA, and deal with emails that menace you (breathe sigh of relief HERE!).

13 MIN2018 SEP 27
Comments
S01E29 - Email Scams and Extortion? Keep Calm and Apply Proper Security

S01E28 - What You Should Know About Mobile Banking App Security

Are mobile banking apps safe? We discuss app risks and threats that could seriously affect your banking well-being if you don’t watch out for them. We also run through the differences between mobile and desktop banking, and why the banking sector may be making a rod for its own back by trying to be too helpful to customers using mobiles. Find out with us how to avoid pitfalls like downloading fake apps and see how to identify authentic versions. Make sure that your money stays safe in your account, out of reach of thieves and hackers!

13 MIN2018 SEP 19
Comments
S01E28 - What You Should Know About Mobile Banking App Security

S01E27 - Do People Now Know More About You on the Net than in Real Life?

There may be far more of you, personally, on the web than you think. In this podcast, we discuss how social media giants and other popular internet firms collect huge amounts of data… on you! Ostensibly, they do this to better know you and meet your needs. However, the danger is in the abuse of that data. The Facebook - Cambridge Analytica case is still echoing in cyberspace. On a brighter note, however, data privacy is being reinforced. Individuals can ask that their personal data be erased from organizations like Facebook and Google. Join us and see how these developments could affect you.

10 MIN2018 AUG 22
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S01E27 - Do People Now Know More About You on the Net than in Real Life?
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