Episode 56: Pandemic Sandbox

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The virus rampaging around the world will effect our lives for years to come. Governments everywhere are seeing just how much they can push on you in the name of an emergency. Should you trust that app that does your video conferencing? How will your privacy be harmed? Why are some governors banning drugs the FDA approves?

Listen now to find out!

Executive Producers:
Fletcher
HarryHamster
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SHOW NOTES:

Windows RCE vulnerability:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/adv200006#march-23-flaw
https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/23/21191611/microsoft-zero-day-windows-exploit-remote-code-execution

Tourism to Marianas Trench:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-27/eyos-submarine-dive-to-challenger-deep-bottom-mariana-trench

HIPAA suspended during crisis:
https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html

Unidentified database:
https://cybernews.com/security/report-unidentified-database-exposes-200-million-americans/

NYT releases dataset of confirmed cases:
https://www.nytco.com/press/the-new-york-times-releases-its-dataset-of-u-s-confirmed-coronavirus-cases/

Social Distancing scoreboard: https://web.archive.org/web/20200326191332/https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/03/24/social-distancing-maps-cellphone-location/
https://web.archive.org/web/20200326171822/https://www.unacast.com/covid19

Zoom app:
https://blogs.harvard.edu/doc/2020/03/27/zoom/
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/k7e599/zoom-ios-app-sends-data-to-facebook-even-if-you-dont-have-a-facebook-account
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/what-you-should-know-about-online-tools-during-covid-19-crisis

Michigan Governor Threatens Doctors:
https://news.yahoo.com/michigan-governor-threatens-doctors-prescribe-024111454.html

OpenWRT Exploit:
https://thehackernews.com/2020/03/openwrt-rce-vulnerability.html

WiFi Exploit:
https://www.cyberscoop.com/wifi-vulnerability-eset/

Mexicans Demand Crackdown on Americans Crossing Border:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52053656

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