Holon Network Podcast for 2022-02-15

Holon Network Podcast

Feb 17 2022 • 52 mins

In The News This Week

1 Bitcoin equals $43,996.34 United States Dollar https://www.coindesk.com/price/bitcoin

Gold Price Per Ounce $1,859.80 https://www.apmex.com/gold-price

Oil Price Per Barl $91.93 https://markets.businessinsider.com/commodities/oil-price?type=wti

1 Dogecoin equals $0.1501 USD https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/dogecoin/

This Week In Vulnerabilities:

Vulnerability Summary for the Week of February 7, 2022 https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ncas/bulletins/sb22-045

Apple Releases iOS, iPadOS, macOS Updates to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Flaw https://thehackernews.com/2022/02/apple-releases-ios-ipados-macos-updates.html

This Week In Privacy Or Lack Thereof:

A Data Broker Has Millions of Workers' Paystubs; See If They Have Yours https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/consumer/data-brokers-have-millions-of-workers-paystubs-see-if-they-have-yours/2806271/

The CIA Has a Secret Data Collection Program That Includes Some Records on Americans, Senators Say https://gizmodo.com/cia-secret-bulk-collection-program-wyden-heinrich-1848519509

SFPD Puts Rape Victims' DNA Into Database Used To Find Criminals, DA Alleges https://yro.slashdot.org/story/22/02/15/2239206/sfpd-puts-rape-victims-dna-into-database-used-to-find-criminals-da-alleges

Victory! ID.me to Drop Facial Recognition Requirement for Government Services https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/02/victory-irs-wont-require-facial-recognition-idme

Maryland Bill Offers Strong Privacy Protections Against Biometric Data Collection

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/02/maryland-steps-strong-biometric-privacy-bill

This Week In Security:

FBI Sees Huge Increase in SIM-Swapping Attacks https://www.pcmag.com/news/fbi-sees-huge-increase-in-sim-swapping-attacks

Miscellaneous Stories:

The reporter accused by the governor of Missouri of criminal hacking after reporting a data leak on a state website will not be charged. https://twitter.com/JoeUchill/status/1492548681479995396?t=BqKAdz0OLEOs_nGAfCGwVw&s=09

Akamai To Acquire Linode to Provide Businesses with a Developer-friendly and Massively-distributed Platform to Build, Run and Secure Applications https://www.akamai.com/newsroom/press-release/akamai-to-acquire-linode

Valve Releases Steam Deck CAD Files Allowing Anyone To 3D-Print Custom Shells https://games.slashdot.org/story/22/02/13/2129253/valve-releases-steam-deck-cad-files-allowing-anyone-to-3d-print-custom-shells

Steam Deck Teardown: Everything Valve Said Not to Do! https://www.ifixit.com/News/57101/steam-deck-teardown

Cool Tools We Found This Week:

OSINT Geo-Tweet https://birdhunt.co/

Nrich: a tool to quickly find the open ports and vulnerabilities for a list of IPs https://twitter.com/shodanhq/status/1493294091299348484?t=vUrL9QxTaV9XGN_EMydcqw&s=09

IntelOwl - Open-Source Threat Intelligence Platform! https://intelowlproject.github.io/

Projects For This Week:

Badgelife Tracker https://twitter.com/Ciph3rdoc/status/1493374126077186049?t=bNkD6AU3UW5KdsV362CSXQ&s=09