A new report reveals that hackers are gaining access to sensitive data about us from tech companies like ISPs, phone providers, social media companies, by impersonating law enforcement and demanding data as “an urgent matter of life and death.”
They use a tool called Emergency Data Requests (EDRs), and we’ll dive into what these are, and why they’re allowing our most sensitive data to be leaked.

For a thorough analysis, visit the news site that broke the story: Krebs on Security

0:00 Show Pre-roll
0:47 Intro
1:33 Hacking Subpoenas! Sensitive Data Exposed
8:06 The Government Process for Emergency Data Requests (EDR)
11:02 The Lapsus$ Connection
13:27 Why Privacy Matters
18:53 Governments bypassing legal procedures
25:00 The Solution?
29:21 Twitter Poll Results
33:02 And our Privacybeat Quiz Winner is…
35:18 Thanks

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Recommended Books:

Permanent Record – Edward Snowden

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald

What has the government done to our money – Rothbard

Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)

Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!

Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076

USB-C to ethernet adapter:

Lightening to ethernet adapter:

Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)

Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)

Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)

Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)

Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)

Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!! (or don’t use them at all)