Wed, 27 June 2018
In this week's podcast, David and Jeff look back at one year since the NotPetya ransomware attack, and see if there's been any improvement in server security. They also discuss the recent discovery that the UK tax collection service, the HMRC, is under investigation after it emerged that it has stored over 5.1 million biometric voice IDs.
Also this week: GDPR is too hard for some US publications, as some are STILL not allowing EU visitors and how (apparently) social media chatter can predict changes in bitcoins price. Tune in!
Direct download: tcp-43-final.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 8:48am EDT
Tue, 19 June 2018
In this week's episode, David and Jeff round up 3 stories looking at video games, talking about the World Health Organisation's decision to classify video game addiction as a real problem, as well as how unscrupulous developers are looking to fool people into downloading their 'crapware' games.
Also on the cards is a look at the Olympic Destroyer malware, and how it's shifting it's eyes from the east to the west.
Finally, they look at how WhatsApp and other private messaging tools are being used to spread fake news.
Direct download: tcp-42-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16am EDT
Wed, 13 June 2018
For the 41st edition of the Kaspersky Lab Transatlantic Cable Podcast, spying seems to be an underlying theme of our topics. Dave and Jeff kick things off looking at two separate stories with web-enabled cameras being hijacked then look at an interesting two weeks for Bitcoin and more.
Direct download: tcp-41-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:46am EDT
Thu, 7 June 2018
In the 40th episode of the Transatlantic Cable podcast, Dave and Jeff hit on a number of pressing topics. The conversation ranges from Apple’s fight for privacy, Kim Dotcom looking for a Facebook alternative, the World Cup and more.
Direct download: tcp-40-final.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 4:55am EDT