Threatpost editors break down the top news stories for the week ended Nov. 8. The hot stories of the week include: Despite trillions of dollars in data-breach fine payouts, each year the number of compromised companies and individuals with private data exposed rise – a Threatpost feature looks at why. The DoJ has charged two former Twitter employees for allegedly accessing thousands of accounts on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Trend Micro said that a rogue employee sold the data of 68,000 customers to a malicious third party, who then used that data to target customers with scam calls. Researchers disclosed a new way to hack Alexa and Siri smart speakers – using a laser light beam. What to expect out of our upcoming free Threatpost webinar, “Trends in Fortune 1000 Breach Exposure.” (Click here to register) Listen to the Threatpost news wrap below or download direct here. [ ](http://iframe%20style=border:%20none%20src=//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11951369/height/360/theme/legacy/thumbnail/yes/direction/backward/%20height=360%20width=100%%20scrolling=no%20%20allowfullscreen%20webkitallowfullscreen%20mozallowfullscreen%20oallowfullscreen%20msallowfullscreen/iframe) Below is a lightly-edited transcript of the news-wrap podcast. Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch: Hi, everyone, this is Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch and Tara Seals with Threatpost here today to break down the top news of this week ended November 8. Tara, how’s it going today? Tara Seals: Pretty good, Lindsey, how are…
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