In episode 30 of the Team Nerd Tech Show (and our first-ever extended video cut!), Tim and Ruthy are chatting first about Facebook: are they really listening through your microphone in order to send you more targeted ads? Also, what the heck is a vulnerability test for small business? Let alone a 'pen test' (penetration test'? Tim tells us the difference between the two and whether it's worth it for small businesses to even do them in the first place and how to go about getting it done. We're also discussing a new pair of 'robot shorts' that makes walking easier. It sounds gimmicky at first, but the help for people with limited mobility could be lifechanging.
Facebook isn’t secretly listening to your conversations, but the truth is much more disturbing
Facebook's Not Listening Through Your Phone. It Doesn't Have To.
The Difference Between a Vulnerability Assessment and a Penetration Test
Vulnerability Scanning vs. Penetration Testing
12 Free Online Tools to Scan for Website Vulnerability
Scientists develop robotic shorts that make it easier to walk and run
These robo-shorts are the precursor to a soft exoskeleton