News Wrap: Amazon Privacy and Telegram DDoS Attack

Threatpost editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell discuss a recent lawsuit against Amazon for its privacy policies, a Telegram DDoS attack and more.

Beyond Patch Tuesday, this week was crammed with privacy and security related news. In this week’s Threatpost podcast, editors Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell discussed the top news from the week. That includes:

  • A federal lawsuit alleging that Amazon is recording children who use its Alexa devices, without their consent or knowledge.
  • Telegram’s CEO pointing the finger squarely at China as the culprit responsible for the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that it suffered on Wednesday.
  • A critical flaw in the popular note-taking extension Evernote that could have allowed attackers to steal personal data – including emails and financial transactions – from millions.

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