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You can discover just how easy and fun technology can be. Craig's entertaining, and sometimes provocative, interactive tech radio format mixes top industry professionals, technology reviews and his solid experience.






AS HEARD ON: WGAN - Google Android Listening to our Conversations – Emergency Services in the Northeast

Featured today on WGAN, with Ken Atlshuler and Eric Lusk, as we get updates on Hurricane Harvey. Talked about how to make use of technology in times of crisis, as it advances. Also discussed how what to rely on in times when smart phones will not be useful. Stay safe everyone! More tech news and updates over at --- Related articles: Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may “cease to function”...

Duration: 00:13:48

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - New NASA Satellite Tracking Storms - What You Can Do to Help - Hurricane Harvey

Joining Jim Polito over WTAG today, a lot more detail on the technology involved in the hurricane. Brand-new NASA satellite. What that has meant for the recovery effort, and what the insurance companies are going to do down there using the latest technology and of course that also is going to apply to you if you have a claim in the future. --- Related articles: People are challenging each other on Twitter to text a $10 donation to the Red Cross Harvey fund...

Duration: 00:14:46

How to Survive the Great Tech Panic of 2017 - Killer robots are coming, and Elon Musk is worried - Walmart and Google partner on voice-based shopping

Elon Musk is back in the news, saying that he's worried that the killer robots are coming, so he bought land in New Zealand. Also, with the revival of "Locky" the ransomware and having two more variants to go with it, we have to be extra careful. More news on --- Related articles: How Google is secretly recording YOU through your mobile, monitoring millions of conversations every day and storing the creepy audio files...

Duration: 00:43:34

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - The Security of Biometrics - iOS 11 and the new 911 mode

Do you think iOS 11 iPhone Touch ID will keep you safe? Joined Jim Polito on WTAG to talk about the security of biometrics, and how iPhone's iOS 11 can possibly keep you safe via the Touch ID. Find out more, only on --- Related articles: iOS 11 has a ‘cop button’ to temporarily disable Touch ID --- More stories and tech updates at: Don't miss an episode...

Duration: 00:12:10

AS HEARD ON: WGIR - Making a solar projector with your kids - NASA solar studies - Technology side effects of the eclipse

Hey, we’re going to be talking about a few really cool tech things about the solar eclipse, some things you may not have realized are going on. And also, I’m going to describe how to observe it with your kids for about, well probably, free. I bet you have all of these parts around your house. All of this right now with Jack Heath this morning. Find out more, only on --- Related articles: Make a Box Pinhole Projector to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse...

Duration: 00:07:11

AS HEARD ON: WGIR - Blowout Report on DNC Hack

Did you hear this bombshell report that came out of The Nation about the so-called DNC hack? Well, Russiagate goes right out the door and that’s what I talked about this morning with Jack Heath. Find out more, only on --- Related articles: Bombshell Report on the DNC Hack by Forensic Experts Claims It Was an Inside Job, Not the Russians...

Duration: 00:10:36

AS HEARD ON: WGAN - The Google manifesto - Can Women Perform as well as Men in the Tech Workplace

Well, the Google Manifesto has been the talk of the town this week. Listening to Craig Peterson and I talked a little bit with Ken and Matt about that this morning. Women in tech, what’s going on here? These and more only on --- Related articles: Google employee fired over diversity row considers legal action --- More stories and tech updates at:...

Duration: 00:12:13

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - Black Hat DEFCON - Hacking Voting Machines in Minutes

Every year there are two conferences held back to back out in Las Vegas. One of them is called DEFCON. The other one is Black Hat. They hack, they hack, they hack. Well, I talked this morning with Jim Polito, all about what happened when they exposed some voting machines to these hackers. --- Related articles: ‘The bad guys can get in’: Hackers at a cybersecurity conference breached dozens of voting machines within minutes...

Duration: 00:09:38

Is your VPN lying to you? - Hackers are now targeting car washes - Two U.S. lawmakers think the government has a new cybersecurity problem - Wasserman Schultz Has Some Bad News Coming Her Way - Arrest of WannaCry researcher

You head out to the nearby cafe, for a free wifi, turns on your VPN and starts browsing your emails. Feeling secured knowing that with a Virtual Private Network (VPN), no one can get into your device. But, does having a VPN enough anymore? Know more about VPNs, car washes being targetted by hackers, the arrest of the Wannacry researcher, and more on --- Related articles: Arrest of WannaCry researcher sends chill through security community...

Duration: 00:51:01

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - The Debbie Wasserman Schultz Computer Story is Unbelievable

Joined Jim Polito for another Tuesday of technology updates. Talked about how to block Robocalls on both iOS and Android, with my personal recommendations. Also, we have discussed more on the IT aide who was arrested after transferring $300K to Pakistan from the House Office. More on --- Related articles: Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300k To Pakistan From House Office...

Duration: 00:11:42

AS HEARD ON: WGIR - The Robocall Problem

Spoke with Jeff Chidester today to discuss more on the Robocall problem. We have also talked more about how spy devices on kids' toys the post risk at privacy and safety of children. Find out more, only on --- Related articles: Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300k To Pakistan From House Office

Duration: 00:11:06

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - Robocalls is on the increase and what you can do

2.5 billion spam robocalls in the month of June alone? Joining Jim to find out more about the what are robocalls, how it affects consumers and businesses, what to do about them, and why is FCC serious about ending it. More tech and security news only on --- Related articles: The FCC's getting serious about ending robocalls --- More stories and tech updates at:

Duration: 00:09:05

AS HEARD ON: WGIR - What is the future of Artificial Intelligence

Joined Jack today for another interesting discussion on what are the possible future effects of artificial intelligence to us. It has been recently reported that Elon Musk has been considering the possibility of colonizing Mars as a solution to escaping artificial intelligence. Find out more, only on --- More stories and tech updates at: Don't miss an episode from Craig. Subscribe and give us a rating: Follow me on...

Duration: 00:07:53

Devil's Ivy on IoT Devices - GhostCtrl ransomware disguises as WhatsApp - IT security incidents are caused by company employees - FCC's Serious about Ending Robocalls - $945 6-week class teaches future cybercriminals - House Democratic committee moves to

Talked about the "Devil's Ivy" that have hit millions of devices in the internet of things, and a class that will teach you to be a future cyber criminal for only $945. How else will we be able to secure our businesses and homes when there are people who are now being taught to hack our systems. These and more on --- Related articles: The Rise and Fall of Working From Home For $945, this...

Duration: 00:44:03

Kaspersky Lab Working With Russian Intel - 6M Verizon Customers Was Leaked - Six major US airports now scan Americans’ faces - Android Malware Steals Personal Data - Is Amazon taking over the world - The Next Flagship iPhone’s Software Problems Persis

Huge studies show that coffee drinkers are less likely to die earlier than non-coffee drinkers. Now, isn't that something to start your day? How true is it that Kaspersky Lab is working with the Russian intel? Also, in the news are 6 million Verizon customer information that was leaked. How else can we keep our personal information, or businesses secure? These and more on --- Related articles: Personal Data of 6 Million Verizon Customers Was Leaked...

Duration: 00:43:33

Microsoft Will Lay Off Thousands Of Employees - Petya ransomware authors demand $250K - Ukranian company that spread Petya could face criminal charges for vulnerability - CNN threaten Reddit user who created Trump's wrestling meme - Coldest July Temperatu

With the growing demand for mobility, companies are moving to the cloud to align with the needs. But, do employees need to be taking the toll as they lose their jobs? Also, in today's discussion, the Petya ransomware authors are demanding $250K in their first public statement. These and more on --- Related articles: Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019 Coldest July...

Duration: 00:43:41

Backing Up Your Files Much Simpler - Google will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization - Western tech firms bow to Russian demands - Fired McDonald’s Worker As the next IT Guy - NATO says cyber attacks a call to arms - Child protection grou

Backing up can't be that hard, but how do you make sure that your backups are safe? Just recently, a ransomware called Petya and victims are advised not to pay the ransom. With all the technology of securing your systems, still, some businesses and home users aren't secured. Tune-in to Craig's radio show every Saturday, 11am/ET and stay aware and on top of the latest in security and technology. These and more only on --- Related articles: Google Backup And Sync To Make...

Duration: 00:42:51

URGENT! Firefox Scam - Ultra-Secure PC Self Destructs - Chrome extensions for Work - Tesla car battery production releases as much CO2 - Firm Left Millions Of Voter Files Unsecured Online - Anti-Virus App is Probably a Virus - Manage Your Energy, Not Your

With all the random hacking and viruses happening these days, wouldn't we all want to be extra careful and protected? But, you may also want to stay vigilant with what you download on your devices. Listen in to Craig's browser suggestions, as well as how to protect yourself from being vulnerable to hacking. These and more only on --- Related articles: NSA says North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack...

Duration: 00:44:01

AS HEARD ON: WTAG - A Deep Dive into Artificial Intelligence and where it’s Leading

Joining Jim Polito for another Tech Talk on his show over at WTAG. We discussed how a Google hack was done using an invite via Google docs. And even though it wasn't as alarming as it sounds by not making it in the news, everyone should still stay vigilant of how even a simple Google doc file will penetrate your privacy and security. Also, how far is artificial intelligence (AI) going? Is this the future where robots will be taking over, starting with jobs? These and more on...

Duration: 00:12:11

AS HEARD ON: WGIR - Uber Possibly Up On Federal Criminal Charges

Joined Jack Heath this morning to discuss what's new with Uber, the car transportation service widely-known and used by using their app. Just recently there has been a gray area where if you are interested in driving for Uber, you might want to be aware of the city or state restrictions defined for Uber pick-up and drop-offs. What's interesting about this? Uber is possibly up on federal criminal charges. Find out more, only on --- Related articles: Report: Uber faces...

Duration: 00:04:56

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