Category: Privacy

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 231

EPISODE 231-This Week In Privacy, Security, & OSINT This week I offer discussions on the latest T-Mobile breach, a US Census breach, another lesson on “Journalism” and doing your own research, macOS telemetry updates, and an OSINT tip for image forensics. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online […]

macOS Telemetry Update

Two weeks ago, I posted a blog (and podcast) about my customization within Little Snitch which eliminates much of macOS’s telemetry. Since then, my computer has had time to alert me to new process connection attempts which has extended my settings considerably. The following image displays a partial view of my current settings, which do […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 230

EPISODE 230-Personal Data Removal Revisited This week I revisit my methods for personal online data removal, offer a new free removal workbook, plus two new OSINT tips. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online training. More details can be found at IntelTechniques.com. Your support eliminates any ads, sponsors, […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 229

EPISODE 229-Special: Apple neuralMatch This is a special episode in which I attempt a rational explanation of both sides of the latest Apple child protection features. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online training. More details can be found at IntelTechniques.com. Your support eliminates any ads, sponsors, endorsements, […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 228

EPISODE 228-New Privacy & OSINT Strategies This week I present two new privacy strategies, including a new opt-out platform and macOS telemetry minimization, plus the latest privacy news and a new OSINT tip about government database downloads. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online training. More details can […]

Minimizing macOS Telemetry

Both Apple and Microsoft collect hundreds of user metrics when we use macOS and Windows operating systems. They receive constant data about the apps we open, our location, any network configurations, connected devices, and our overall behaviors. This is why I never associate an AppleID with my Macbook Pro. I install software through Brew and […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 227

EPISODE 227-Eleven Topics This week I present Eleven assorted topics surrounding privacy, security, and OSINT including a Pegasus recap, ID.Me challenges, more Airtag concerns, the Protonmail audit, results from a ProtonMail search warrant, new uBlock Origin features, another email masking option, upcoming Google Voice changes, GrapheneOS updates, Librem 5 phone refunds, and a new NextDoor […]

Personal Ransomware Exposure

Note: This post is a supplement to the podcast episode with the same title located at https://soundcloud.com/user-98066669/226-personal-ransomware-exposure. When we think about ransomware victims, I suspect most of us think about companies having their data encrypted and being extorted for Bitcoin payments in order to obtain the decryption tool which will unlock their documents. With more […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 226

EPISODE 226-Personal Ransomware Exposure This week I discuss the personal impact of published ransomware data and the OSINT potential for researchers. You might have more to lose than the companies being targeted by criminals, but there might be huge gains if your investigative target is within a leak. Direct support for this podcast comes from […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 225

EPISODE 225-Lessons Learned This Week This week I discuss the recent CTemplar data loss, Mint Mobile’s breach, and another Crypto Investment attack. We can all benefit from the lessons learned during these events. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online video training. More details can be found at […]