You dear listeners paid for Thom's absence so the sole founder of Host Unknown and his sidekick stepped up to ensure the show went on.
This weeks show is 33% off but the content is still as average as ever!
This week in Infosec - 3 mins 11 secs
Billy Big Balls - 12 mins 49 secs
Rant of the week - 20 mins 52 secs
Industry News - 30 mins 56 secs
Tweet of the week - 38 mins 20 secs
THIS WEEK IN INFOSEC
With content liberated from the “today in infosec” twitter account
Cyberspace's Most Wanted: Hacker Eludes F.B.I. Pursuit
Fix found for net security flaw
BILLY BIG BALLS
Ransomware-hit law firm gets court order asking crooks not to publish the data they stole
Criminals break into your systems, they do the usual, exfiltrate data, deploy ransomware, and leave you nasty messages about how they pwned you while blackmailing you.
However, New Square Ltd may have found a way to stop the criminals from capitalising on the data they have stolen by making it illegal for the criminals to release any of the stolen information.
RANT OF THE WEEK
This TikTok Lawsuit Is Highlighting How AI Is Screwing Over Voice Actors
Voice actors are rallying behind Bev Standing, who is alleging that TikTok acquired and replicated her voice using AI without her knowledge.
At the center of this reckoning is voice actress Bev Standing, who is suing TikTok after alleging the company used her voice for its text-to-speech feature without compensation or consent. This is not the first case like this; voice actress Susan Bennett discovered that audio she recorded for another company was repurposed to be the voice of Siri after Apple launched the feature in 2011. She was paid for the initial recording session but not for being Siri.
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REvil Group Demands $70 Million for 'Universal Decryptor'
Suspected Cyber-Criminal "Dr Hex" Tracked Down Via Phishing Kit
BA Settles with Data Breach Victims
Official Formula 1 App Hacked
Biden Administration Cancels $10bn JEDI Contract
Over 170 Scam Cryptomining Apps Charge for Non-Existent Services
Regulator Probes Former Health Secretary's Use of Private Email
Trump Sues Facebook, Google and Twitter
New PrintNightmare Patch Can Be Bypassed, Say Researchers
TWEET OF THE WEEK
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Delivery Drivers Are Using Grey Market Apps to Make Their Jobs Suck Less
Drivers are there virtually, using GPS-spoofing apps to position themselves right in the center of the McDonald's lot while they physically wait under nearby shelters. Using these unofficial apps, known as tuyul, drivers can set their GPS pins at the optimal location they would like orders from, without having to physically drive there.
And with that we leave you to enjoy the weekend!