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Cyber Tales - Story behind cyber security stories

Listen to weekly round up of interesting cyber security stories from across the globe. Each podcast delves deeper into a particular story revealing insights and the often unheard story to listeners. The show is hosted by Mansi Kapur, business journalist with Fortune and Jose Varghese, cyber security entrepreneur and geek with Paladion.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 28, 2017

In this week’s episode, we look at security on Android and iOS operating systems. Our experts discuss security features these providers have put together, vulnerabilities you should be aware of, protecting data on your mobile phones, security on app stores, app permissions you should be wary of, and more.

In news, we talk about a new attack trend termed the Dog in the Middle Attack or DiTM and a new password standard issued by the NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology in the US that might surprise you all. 

Sep 8, 2017

Last week, we discussed some successful social engineering techniques cyber criminals still use. This week, we dive dipper into social engineering and get expert tips from experts on how to combat social engineering. How to spot emails that seem to be from your friend or boss? How to identify a genuine phone call from your banker? And more.

In news, the IOT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, yet another HBO hack, and Three Square Market implants Micro Chips in its employees.

Sep 5, 2017

This week we discuss the widely popular technique cyber criminals use to gain access to your account credentials; social engineering. This could be to gain access to your email account, your bank account and pin, and even your personal information such as DOB and Mother’s Maiden name. Our hosts share accounts of clever social engineering tactics that has worked with people who are aware and other aspects of this technique.

In news, we have credit card fraud in Bengaluru using advanced card skimmers, the latest Ransomware attack LeakerLocker targeting Android phones and more.

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