S2E5: Backups & Data – What You Need to Know

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Learn about what exactly a backup is, what the cloud really means, and other types of backups like hard drives. Nathan and Ham walk through the pros and cons of each and answer the question – do you really need to back up your data? Hear personal stories of sulfur pits and corrupted hard drives from Ham, plus learn about the different types of data and who can access them.

This episode concludes with news from expert Mercy about a recent Craigslist phishing scam and more malicious Android apps.

News Sources:

Story 1:

Bracken, Becky. "Attackers Hijack Craigslist Emails to Bypass Security, Deliver Malware." Threat Post, 26 October 2021, https://threatpost.com/attackers-hijack-craigslist-email-malware/175754/

Story 2:

Toulas, Bill. "Millions of Android Users Targeted in Subscription Fraud Campaign." Bleeping Computer, 25 October 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/millions-of-android-users-targeted-in-subscription-fraud-campaign/

Montalbano, Elizabeth. "Millions of Android Users Scammed in SMS Fraud Driven by Tik-Tok Ads." Threat Post, 26 October 2021, https://threatpost.com/android-scammed-sms-fraud-tik-tok/175739/