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BBT from 2020

Brightly Lit Places on the Internet

Christy, Joe, and callers talk about legit text codes (2FA), USB condoms, Section 230, 

 

  1. Vern and whether or not to follow instructs from a text.
     
  2. Ron calls about email challenges with forwarding email Office 365

 

“The Tyranny of the Default” – Steve Gibson on Security Now! podcast

“For Rachel-It’s Speed Dial One” – Christy

“Double Double Check” – Christy 

“Joe is Not A Fan” – Christy

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


Client / Server

Famously the web, where a user (client) seeks services or information from another computer (server)

Slide Load

Download apps to phones and computers from unofficial sources.

VPN

Virtual Private Network: encoding your communication when using the internet 

2FA

(not TFA) Requiring two factors (i.e. phone text & typed password) to authenticate to log in to a service.

PWMPC

People Who Make Poor Choices sometimes called evildoers.

Juice Jacking

Malware for USB charging station

Data Blocker

A USB “condom” that keeps data from your USB devices when charging.

 

 

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Answers That Don’t Matter

Christy, Joe, and callers talk about how not to email too quickly, Agent Google, RAID urgency, and ZOOM scheduling that doesn’t matter.

 

  1. Sherrie calls about scheduling email sending.
     
  2. Kathryn calls about a scammers that don’t answer their phone.
  3. Marianna has RAID warning. 
  4. Rachel wants to schedule a series of ZOOM meetings

 

“There is an answer; but it doesn’t matter” – Christy 

“Even Better NOT to call (the scammers).” – Christy

“That’s a right away thing not a four month thing” – Christy 

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


Evil Maid

Blaming support staff with office access for security breaches.

Cross-Site Scripting

Malware jumping from one site to another site in another browser tab.

Whois

Service that tells who owns what domain 

Phish

Tricking users with public information to get private information

RAID

Mirroring is the beginning of using multiple drives to protect data and increase retrieval speed.

Ransomware

Software that encrypts data and then demands payment to restore the data

 

 

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I Had A Hat

Christy, Joe, and callers talk about how not to work all the time at home during these pandemic homebound times and how to find out why there is no sound in your All in One.

 

  1. Robert calls about living at work instead of working at home.
  2. Michelle calls in with audio issues. The many audio settings for volume on an All in One are reviewed.

 

“There’s Always A Mute” – Christy

“I Had A Hat” – Joe

 

 

TECH BATTLE PLANS


Side Loading

Getting an App that isn’t in the Google Play Store or Apple Store

Jailbreak

Defeating the built in security on an Apple (or other) phone.

APK

Android application package – a file containing an Android app.

Developer Mode

A built-in setting to jailbreak your Android phones

Cracked Apps

PWMPC* offer apps with security or payment or password requirements removed. 

*People Who Make Poor Choices

 

 

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