Pentagonal Episode 8: Took Some Benadryl And Dove In

Pentagonal Episode 8: Took Some Benadryl And Dove In
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk more about that Google Memo. Next week we’ll be back to an actual privacy and/or security topic. We promise. Show Notes: Why I Was Fired From Google – WSJ Sundar Pichai Should Resign as Google’s C.E.O. – New York Times Social: Cristian on Mastodon Jake on Mastodon Jake on […]

Pentagonal Episode 7: The Right To Be Forgotten

Pentagonal Episode 7: The Right To Be Forgotten
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This week on Pentagonal, we take a look at the right to be forgotten. It then turns into a look at laughable the internal Google Diversity Manifesto is. Show Notes: “the individual’s right to privacy against the public’s right to know”, deciding if the website is “inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in […]

Pentagonal Episode 6: Emails Matter

Pentagonal Episode 6: Emails Matter
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk about net neutrality. Please send any and all mail to Jake. We also have a sidebar about state budgets. Show Notes: Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says FCC refuses to release text of more than 40,000 net neutrality complaints Google handles 25 percent of […]

Pentagonal Episode 5: Welcome To The Future!

Pentagonal Episode 5: Welcome To The Future!
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk about government records being public and biometrics. Plus two sidebars on fake news and app stores. Show Notes: White House voter commission publishes names, numbers of worried citizens Next on Fake News: Watch Obama Give a Speech Made By This Scarily Believable Video Editing Tool Social: Cristian on Mastodon […]

Pentagonal Episode 4: Oath is Coming

Pentagonal Episode 4: Oath is Coming
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This week on Pentagonal, we discuss a variety of topics: Google Home, LetsEncrypt wildcards, threat models, and why you probably shouldn’t bother with encrypted email. Show Notes Google Home Breaks Up Dispute LetsEncrypt Wildcard Certs How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My Thread Model Encrypted Email GPG ProtonMail Fastmail Social: Cristian on Mastodon […]

Pentagonal Episode 3: A #Millenial Out In The City

Pentagonal Episode 3: A #Millenial Out In The City
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This week on Pentagonal, we try and stay on topic. Topics include Petya, chat apps, electron apps, and new podcast ideas. Petya: https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/06/notpetya-developers-obtained-nsa-exploits-weeks-before-their-public-leak/ Telegram: http://www.cryptofails.com/post/70546720222/telegrams-cryptanalysis-contest https://medium.com/@thegrugq/operational-telegram-cbbaadb9013a Google Jamboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIVLQa-L-Lw Social: Cristian on Mastodon Jake on Mastodon Jake on twitter Stipes Radio on twitter Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Overcast | Pocketcasts | RSS

Pentagonal Episode 2: Eternal Blue

Pentagonal Episode 2: Eternal Blue
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This week on Pentagonal we take a deep dive into WannaCry and take some weird non-sequiturs into password managers and the security model of Windows apps. Show Notes WannaCry A Bunch of Ars Technica Links Describing This Whole Thing https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/05/an-nsa-derived-ransomware-worm-is-shutting-down-computers-worldwide https://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2017/05/windows-xp-wannacry-decryption/ https://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2017/05/windows-7-2003-vista-wannacry-decryption/ https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/05/wcry-is-so-mean-microsoft-issues-patch-for-3-unsupported-windows-versions/ Microsofts Documentation On WannaCry Social: Cristian on Mastodon Jake on Mastodon Jake […]

Pentagonal Episode 1: 20 Dollar Android Tablets On Black Friday

Pentagonal Episode 1: 20 Dollar Android Tablets On Black Friday
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Howdy! Pentagonal is a show about privacy and security in the digital age. Each week Jacob and Cristian will talk about how folks can stay private and safe when everything seems to be intruding into our lives. This week we talk about how folks in poverty are affected by modern services. Show Notes: Paid alternatives […]