Steve and Gerry discuss the privacy ramifications of the Google MasterCard deal that recently came to light. They discuss Instagram’s decision to support two-factor authenticator apps and the issues with SMS as a 2nd factor. They finish up discussing the dependence and concerns of using your phone number as your identity and authenticator.

Show Notes

Resources:

Google Mastercard

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-30/google-and-mastercard-cut-a-secret-ad-deal-to-track-retail-sales

Instagram 2-Factor

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/08/instagrams-new-security-tools-are-a-welcome-step-but-not-enough/

Phone Number Identity

https://www.wired.com/story/phone-numbers-indentification-authentication/

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There Will Be Hops

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