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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 30, 2017

Featured today on WGAN, with Ken Atlshuler and Eric Lusk, as we get updates on Hurricane Harvey. Talked about how to make use of technology in times of crisis, as it advances. Also discussed how what to rely on in times when smart phones will not be useful.

Stay safe everyone!

More tech news and updates over at CraigPeterson.com.

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Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may “cease to function”

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/sonos-says-users-must-accept-new-privacy-policy-or-devices-may-cease-to-function/13115

Red Cross - Hurricane Harvey Donation

https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey

People are challenging each other on Twitter to text a $10 donation to the Red Cross Harvey fund

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/people-are-challenging-each-other-on-twitter-to-text-a-10-donation-to-the-red-cross-harvey-fund/13127

Cell phone carriers offer free calls and data for customers in path of Harvey

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/cell-phone-carriers-offer-free-calls-and-data-for-customers-in-path-of-harvey/13129

Opinion New tech to aid Hurricane Harvey claims processing

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/opinion-new-tech-to-aid-hurricane-harvey-claims-processing/13131

New technology helping track Harvey as Austin TxDOT crews head south

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/new-technology-helping-track-harvey-as-austin-txdot-crews-head-south/13133

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Aug 29, 2017

Joining Jim Polito over WTAG today, a lot more detail on the technology involved in the hurricane. Brand-new NASA satellite.

What that has meant for the recovery effort, and what the insurance companies are going to do down there using the latest technology and of course that also is going to apply to you if you have a claim in the future.

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People are challenging each other on Twitter to text a $10 donation to the Red Cross Harvey fund

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/people-are-challenging-each-other-on-twitter-to-text-a-10-donation-to-the-red-cross-harvey-fund/13127

Cell phone carriers offer free calls and data for customers in path of Harvey

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/cell-phone-carriers-offer-free-calls-and-data-for-customers-in-path-of-harvey/13129

Opinion New tech to aid Hurricane Harvey claims processing

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/opinion-new-tech-to-aid-hurricane-harvey-claims-processing/13131

New technology helping track Harvey as Austin TxDOT crews head south

http://craigpeterson.com/disaster_preparedness/new-technology-helping-track-harvey-as-austin-txdot-crews-head-south/13133

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Aug 26, 2017

Elon Musk is back in the news, saying that he's worried that the killer robots are coming, so he bought land in New Zealand.

Also, with the revival of "Locky" the ransomware and having two more variants to go with it, we have to be extra careful.

More news on CraigPeterson.com.

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How Google is secretly recording YOU through your mobile, monitoring millions of conversations every day and storing the creepy audio files

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/how-google-is-secretly-recording-you-through-your-mobile-monitoring-millions-of-conversations-every-day-and-storing-the-creepy-audio-files/13107

Locky ransomware is back from the dead again - with new ‘Diablo’ and ‘Lukitus’ variants

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/locky-ransomware-is-back-from-the-dead-again-with-new-diablo-and-lukitus-variants/13109

The Smart Home Appliance and You

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/the-smart-home-appliance-and-you/13111

Walmart and Google partner on voice-based shopping

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/walmart-and-google-partner-on-voice-based-shopping/13113

Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may “cease to function”

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/sonos-says-users-must-accept-new-privacy-policy-or-devices-may-cease-to-function/13115

Future of Cyber Attacks: DNA-Based Malware!

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/future-of-cyber-attacks-dna-based-malware/13117

How to Survive the Great Tech Panic of 2017

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/how-to-survive-the-great-tech-panic-of-2017/13120

Killer robots are coming, and Elon Musk is worried

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/killer-robots-are-coming-and-elon-musk-is-worried/13122 

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Aug 22, 2017

Do you think iOS 11 iPhone Touch ID will keep you safe?

Joined Jim Polito on WTAG to talk about the security of biometrics, and how iPhone's iOS 11 can possibly keep you safe via the Touch ID.

Find out more, only on CraigPeterson.com.

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iOS 11 has a ‘cop button’ to temporarily disable Touch ID

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/ios-11-has-a-cop-button-to-temporarily-disable-touch-id/13064

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Aug 21, 2017

Hey, we’re going to be talking about a few really cool tech things about the solar eclipse, some things you may not have realized are going on.

And also, I’m going to describe how to observe it with your kids for about, well probably, free. I bet you have all of these parts around your house. All of this right now with Jack Heath this morning.

Find out more, only on CraigPeterson.com.

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Make a Box Pinhole Projector to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

http://craigpeterson.com/news/make-a-box-pinhole-projector-to-safely-watch-a-solar-eclipse/13081 

5 surprising effects the total solar eclipse will have besides darkness

http://craigpeterson.com/news/5-surprising-effects-the-total-solar-eclipse-will-have-besides-darkness/13084 

What gravitational effects happen during a total solar eclipse?

http://craigpeterson.com/news/what-gravitational-effects-happen-during-a-total-solar-eclipse/13087 

Solar Eclipse a Chance to Study Life's Resilience

http://craigpeterson.com/news/solar-eclipse-a-chance-to-study-lifes-resilience/13089 

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Aug 16, 2017

If it weren't the Russians who hacked DNC, then who could it be?

Also discussed with Ken and Matt over at WGAN, that there are allegedly 42 Disney apps that could be spying on your kids.

These and more only on CraigPeterson.com.

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Bombshell Report on the DNC Hack by Forensic Experts Claims It Was an Inside Job, Not the Russians

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/bombshell-report-on-the-dnc-hack-by-forensic-experts-claims-it-was-an-inside-job-not-the-russians/13023

Disney sued for allegedly spying on children through 42 gaming apps

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/disney-sued-for-allegedly-spying-on-children-through-42-gaming-apps/13042

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Aug 15, 2017

Joins Danny Ferrantino, as he sits in for Jim Polito, talking about the new news about the DNC hacking. So, if the news is saying that it may not be the Russians afterall, then who?

More news on CraigPeterson.com.

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Bombshell Report on the DNC Hack by Forensic Experts Claims It Was an Inside Job, Not the Russians

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/bombshell-report-on-the-dnc-hack-by-forensic-experts-claims-it-was-an-inside-job-not-the-russians/13023

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Aug 14, 2017

Did you hear this bombshell report that came out of The Nation about the so-called DNC hack? Well, Russiagate goes right out the door and that’s what I talked about this morning with Jack Heath.

Find out more, only on CraigPeterson.com.

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Bombshell Report on the DNC Hack by Forensic Experts Claims It Was an Inside Job, Not the Russians

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/bombshell-report-on-the-dnc-hack-by-forensic-experts-claims-it-was-an-inside-job-not-the-russians/13023

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Aug 9, 2017

Well, the Google Manifesto has been the talk of the town this week. Listening to Craig Peterson and I talked a little bit with Ken and Matt about that this morning. Women in tech, what’s going on here?

These and more only on CraigPeterson.com.

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Google employee fired over diversity row considers legal action

http://craigpeterson.com/featured-on/wgan/google-employee-fired-over-diversity-row-considers-legal-action/13011

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Aug 8, 2017

Every year there are two conferences held back to back out in Las Vegas. One of them is called DEFCON. The other one is Black Hat.

They hack, they hack, they hack. Well, I talked this morning with Jim Polito, all about what happened when they exposed some voting machines to these hackers.

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‘The bad guys can get in’: Hackers at a cybersecurity conference breached dozens of voting machines within minutes

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/the-bad-guys-can-get-in-hackers-at-a-cybersecurity-conference-breached-dozens-of-voting-machines-within-minutes-2/12999 

 

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Aug 5, 2017

You head out to the nearby cafe, for a free wifi, turns on your VPN and starts browsing your emails. Feeling secured knowing that with a Virtual Private Network (VPN), no one can get into your device.

But, does having a VPN enough anymore?

Know more about VPNs, car washes being targetted by hackers, the arrest of the Wannacry researcher, and more on CraigPeterson.com.

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Arrest of WannaCry researcher sends chill through security community

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/arrest-of-wannacry-researcher-sends-chill-through-security-community/12961 

Is your VPN lying to you?

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/is-your-vpn-lying-to-you/12969 

Unhack the vote

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/unhack-the-vote/12971 

Saving face: Facebook wants access without limits

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/saving-face-facebook-wants-access-without-limits/12974 

Mishap doesn’t dampen enthusiasm for security robots

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/mishap-doesnt-dampen-enthusiasm-for-security-robots/12977 

Wasserman Schultz Has Some Bad News Coming Her Way if She Refuses to Answer IT Scandal Question

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/wasserman-schultz-has-some-bad-news-coming-her-way-if-she-refuses-to-answer-it-scandal-question/12980 

HBO Security Contractor: Hackers Stole ‘Thousands of Internal Documents’ (EXCLUSIVE)

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/hbo-security-contractor-hackers-stole-thousands-of-internal-documents-exclusive/12985 

Australia’s Climate Goals Are Killing Its Economy

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/australias-climate-goals-are-killing-its-economy/12987 

Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse Disorder

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/bees-are-bouncing-back-from-colony-collapse-disorder/12990 

Reverse The Charge | Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/reverse-the-charge-lithium-ion-batteries-antitrust-litigation/12993 

‘The bad guys can get in’: Hackers at a cybersecurity conference breached dozens of voting machines within minutes

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/the-bad-guys-can-get-in-hackers-at-a-cybersecurity-conference-breached-dozens-of-voting-machines-within-minutes-2/12999 

Hackers are now targeting car washes

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/hackers-are-now-targeting-car-washes/13002 

Cybersecurity badge: One big step for Girl Scouts, potentially giant leap for women

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/cybersecurity-badge-one-big-step-for-girl-scouts-potentially-giant-leap-for-women/13005 

Two U.S. lawmakers think the government has a new cybersecurity problem: The Internet of Things

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/two-u-s-lawmakers-think-the-government-has-a-new-cybersecurity-problem-the-internet-of-things/13008 

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Aug 1, 2017

Joined Jim Polito for another Tuesday of technology updates.

Talked about how to block Robocalls on both iOS and Android, with my personal recommendations. Also, we have discussed more on the IT aide who was arrested after transferring $300K to Pakistan from the House Office.

More on CraigPeterson.com.

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Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300k To Pakistan From House Office

http://craigpeterson.com/radio-show/wasserman-schultzs-it-aide-arrested-at-airport-after-transferring-300k-to-pakistan-from-house-office/12952 

Blocking Robocalls on iOS and Android

http://craigpeterson.com/featured-on/wtag/blocking-robocalls-on-ios-and-android/12923 

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