TQA Weekly Show Notes Archive

CHROME DEALS WITH SPECTRE BUG
Latest Version of Google Chrome Mitigates Risks of Spectre Bug

Steve Smith talks about the latest version of Google Chrome, and how it mitigates the risks of Spectre and Meltdown with Site Isolation.

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ANDROID'S RAMPAGE BUG
How Android Devices are Currently Vulnerable Because of Choice of Memory

Steve Smith talks about the RAMpage flaw in Android devices, how it works, the consequences, proof of concept codes, possible hardware solutions, risk mitigation and reality.

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HOW-TO STAY ANONYMOUS ON TOR
Everything you need to avoid doing to stay anonymous on Tor

Steve Smith explains everything you need to do, and avoid doing, to stay anonymous while using Tor.

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DOES TOR WORK WITH VPNS?
The two ways you can use a VPN with Tor

Steve Smith talks about the two ways you can use Tor with a VPN, and some of the up and down sides of doing so.

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WHAT IS VPNFILTER?!
Nightmarish router malware takeover controlling traffic, stealing your money and bricking your device.

Steve Smith talks about router malware that is the product of our worst nightmares.

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HOW-TO PROTECT FROM PHONE SCAMS
Three steps you can use to identify if a call is legitimate or a scam

Steve Smith talks about three steps you can use to determine if the person calling you works for a legitimate business or not.

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Privacy Badger
The EFF's Answer to Maintaining Your Privacy Online

Steve Smith talks about the EFF's browser extension Privacy Badger, and what it does to keep your internet experience private.

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IS INFORMATION ACCESS GOING DARK BAD?
Is Your Data Security Less Important Than the FBI's Ability to Investigate Crimes?

Steve Smith talks about the idea that your data security should be more important than any police agencies ability to use it against you and others.

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SPAM FILTERS - GOOGLE VS MICROSOFT
Which Spam Filter Choice is better?

Steve Smith discusses which filter options are best for spam prevention in your Gmail or Outlook.com account, and which company has the right idea currently.

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CLEANING UP PAGE LIKES ON FACEBOOK?!
How-to clean up your Facebook Experience, other Social Media Accounts

Steve Smith explains how to clean up the likes in your Facebook profile, and what to do with your other social profiles online.

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SHAREMOUSE
A Virtual KVM Solution that actually works

Steve Smith reviews and demonstrates how ShareMouse works and talks about various of the settings within.

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TRUSTJACKING
Why You Shouldn't Trust Another Device with your iPhone or iPad

Steve Smith talks about the dangers of clicking trust on your favorite iOS device, and why you don't have to.

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