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Audio: Bruce Schneier, NSA and Toaster Hacking

  • Occupy Radio
  • April 9, 2014

In G-Force, the 2009 Disney movie, a group of secret agent rodents stops a kitchen gadget robot apocalypse. In the real world, we’re in no danger from weaponized blenders, but our toasters just might be used in a denial of service attack.

Rivera Sun and Getch talk with computer security, and privacy specialist, Bruce Schneier. We get the scoop on the latest from the NSA, as well as the security vulnerabilities in the vast internet of things, this week on Occupy Radio.

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Audio: NSA is Wasteful and Dangerous

During a podcast on Occupy Radio, the host and a renowned security expert Bruce Schneier get to discuss the NSA practices in terms of treating citizen privacy and other related issues.

  • Privacy PC
  • October 8, 2013

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– Bruce Schneier is an internationally recognized expert on cryptography and data security. He was dubbed a ‘Security Guru’ by the Economist magazine. His most recent book is ‘Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive’. Bruce’s newsletter, Cryptogram, and his blog Schneier on Security are read by over a quarter of a million people. Thank you, Bruce, for joining me on Occupy Radio.

– Hey, thanks for having me.

– My pleasure. I have been looking forward to this interview. We’ve been talking about talking for about a couple of weeks now, and you seem like the guy to educate me on what the heck is going on with NSA and Snowden, and Prism, and all of these things that seem to have just opened up before as lately. That seems to be your daily whack, right?…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.