Scott Schober, Author of Hacked Again, Talks Recent Hackings

Both Segments: Scott Schober. 

Scott N. Schober is the President and CEO of Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS), a forty-year-old New Jersey-based privately held company and leading provider of advanced, world-class wireless test and security solutions. Schober also invented BVS’s cell phone detection tools, used to enforce a “no cell phone policy” in prisons and secure government facilities. Scott is a highly sought-after subject expert on the topic of cybersecurity.

GPS Trackers – how to see if someone is tracking you

GPS trackers will PING when vehicle starts to move

Sonic Drive In acknowledges cyber breach

3,600 locations across 45 states
likely led to sale of millions of stolen credit cards & debit cards (Joker’s Stash selling them)
5 millions cards were for sale on dark web Sept 26th
prices of this batch is higher then others- since they are FRESH cards (see attached pic)
$25-$45 each  (many platinum with high limits)

Technology used to curb distracted driving

Over 3,000 people are killed in automobile accidents every year in the U.S. alone directly resulting from drivers distracted by their mobile devices.

North Korea mining Bitcoin & hacking it

North Korea banded from exporting coal to China, but now using coal to generate electric to mine
bitcoin network releases 12.5 bitcoins ($50k) every 10 minutes to a miner as an incentive for checking bitcoin transactions and adding them to the ledger
North Korea believed to be behind the global ransomware attack WannaCry -which demanded bit con payment to unlock

Deloitte’s US operations hit by targeted cyber attack

ironic as they provide cyber security and consulting services.

Equifax fallout

Freeze your credit

How Artificial Intelligence is changing our future

And more! For full show notes, check out ComputerAmerica.com!

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