73: SolarWinds & WhatsApp: Two Conundrums of Data Privacy & Security

Episode Description

The Artificial Podcast is back for our 2021 season! Nick and Brett kick things off by diving into the recent SolarWinds hack that compromised the networks of a handful of U.S. federal agencies and thousands of private companies. The wrap things up, Nick and Brett talk about recent Terms of Service and Privacy Policy changes to WhatsApp and how users are responding to the news. Each of these events will have a lasting impact on data privacy and security as we know it and will undoubtedly continue to draw the public’s attention towards these growing problems in the months and years to come.

Links to articles referenced in this week’s episode: How to Get Rich Sabotaging Nuclear Weapons Facilities, Matt Stoller – BIG by Matt Stoller: https://bit.ly/3bHYU8G SolarWinds hack officially blamed on Russia: What you need to know, Laura Hautala – CNET: https://cnet.co/3nOxSip WhatsApp users are really Facebook customers now – it’s getting harder to forget that, Alex Hern – The Guardian: https://bit.ly/3nWOtR0 Check out The Perfect Weapon on HBO Max: https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-perfect-weapon

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