Category Archives: Podcasts

Cyber Security Today – Executives targeted with Office365 scam, update Unix and Linux systems, phone numbers stolen from Facebook and advice for Data Privacy Day

Today's podcast reports on a scam aimed at getting executives' passwords, advice for Data Privacy Day and more

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Hashtag Trending – Apple’s pacemaker warning; Montreal businessman prepares for space; Cisco wins Canada’s top employer award

Apple issues a crucial warning about pacemakers, Montreal businessman Mark Pathy is preparing for the first private flight to space, and Forbes announces Canada’s top employer.

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Cyber Security Today – More ransomware gangs now using DDoS attacks, more data thefts and an ADT technician admits spying on women

Today's podcast reports on the increasing use by ransomware gangs of DDoS attacks, data thefts from Bonobos, Meet Mindful and MyFreeComs, and an ADT technician admits spying on women

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Hashtag Trending – Microsoft president talks campaign contributions; Instacart fires pro-union employees; Consequences of Flash

Microsoft’s president makes it clear that political donations are vital for business, Instacart is under fire after firing employees who supported unionization, and a train stops working after Flash dies.

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Talkin’ About Infosec News – 1/20/2021

ORIGINALLY AIRED ON JANUARY 20, 2021 Articles discussed in this episode: https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/20/malwarebytes_solarwinds_hack_latest/ https://threatpost.com/solarwinds-malware-arsenal-raindrop/163153/ https://threatpost.com/dnspooq-flaws-allow-dns-hijacking-of-millions-of-devices/163163/

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Cyber Security Today – Stolen data given away, the price of stolen data, computers for kids infected and patch these SAP and Cisco applications.

This morning's podcast reports on stolen data being offered for free to a hacker forum, how much is stolen data is worth, and malware found on computers in UK schools

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Hashtag Trending – Bizarre facial recognition proposal in India; White House calls for coders; Ajit Pai’s final report

A proposal to install facial recognition cameras in an Indian city draws backlash, a stealthy call for coders has been found on the White House’s website, and Ajit Pai’s final report deserves an eye-roll.

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Hashtag Trending – Researchers dig into Facebook’s role in Capitol attack; Netflix hits 200M; Wikipiedia hits 1B

Capitol attack has been brewing for months on Facebook, Netflix reaches 200 million subscribers, and Wikipedia reaches its billionth edit.

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Cyber Security Today – Why good passwords aren’t enough, COVID vaccine documents altered in hack, and intimate photos found unprotected.

Today's podcast reports on the hack of a software firm's forum administrator account, COVID vaccine documents altered in a hack intimate photos from a discontinued app found unprotected and a warning about dating apps

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Hashtag Trending – Parler survives; FBI investigates looks into stolen laptop from Capitol assault; Empty Toronto office

Parler is partially running again with the help of a Russian tech firm, the FBI looks into a stolen laptop from the Capitol assault, and office vacancies in downtown Toronto are on a rise.

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Hashtag Trending – DuckDuckGo hits milestone; Snapchat handing out cash; Tech withdrawal

DuckDuckGo reaches a milestone of 100 million daily search queries, Snapchat is giving out big bucks, and experts predict that kids will face a tech withdrawal once life returns to “normal.”

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Webcast: Move Aside Script Kiddies – Malware Execution in the Age of Advanced Defenses

A few short years ago, penetration testers did not have to work too hard for their malware command channels to execute. Fast forward to today in the age of Endpoint Detection and Response, User Behavior Analytics, and advanced built-in O/S defenses, your standard toolkit for malware generation/execution does not work anymore. All is not lost! […]

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Cyber Security Today – More COVID scams, reporter tricked by phony Harvard job offer, and Uber wins and Twitter loses in Canadian courts

Today's podcast reports on COVID scams aimed at executives, how a reporter was tricked by a phony Harvard job offer, and why temporarily Uber won and Twitter lost in Canadian courts

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Hashtag Trending – Honey-trapping Capitol rioters; Remote worker-boom attracts real estate startups; Vaccine passports

Capitol rioters are now getting turned in to the FBI by some creative women using the Bumble dating app, the remote worker boom is attracting real estate startups, and some chatter around whether or not vaccine passports will work.

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Cyber Security Today – Watch out for marketplace scams, why vulnerabilities are increasing and more

This morning's podcast looks at marketplace scams, why vulnerabilities are increasing, vulnerability reports climbing, an update for an F5 Network controller and more

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Hashtag Trending – Samsung Unpacked; San Francisco office market in jeopardy; Who’s hiring in Canada?

Samsung removes the charger from its phones after making fun of Apple for doing the same, the San Francisco office market is collapsing as tech workers stay home, and a closer look at the tech firms that are hiring in Canada.

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Talkin’ About Infosec News – 1/13/2021

Originally aired on January 13, 2021 Articles discussed in this episode: https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/13/darkmarket_europol_shutdown/ https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/12/microsoft_linux_edr/ https://threatpost.com/mimecast-certificate-microsoft-supply-chain-attack/162965/ https://threatpost.com/hackers-leak-pfizer-covid-19-vaccine-data/163008/ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/01/ubiquiti-change-your-password-enable-2fa/

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Hashtag Trending – Cleantech at CES; TikTok makes thousands accounts private; Uncovering Parler secrets

Cleantech at CES, TikTok makes accounts of users under 16 private, and the story about a hacker saving 57 terabytes of data before Parler fell off the face of the earth.

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Cyber Security Today – The DarkMarket criminal website shut down, hacker gets 12 years in jail, digital currency thefts and more

Today's podcast reports on the capture of a big criminal website, a hacker gets 12 years in prison, digital currency thefts, stolen COVID vaccine data leaked, stolen digital currency and more 

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Hashtag Trending – CES 2021 news drops already; Parler woes; New return policy turns heads

CES 2021 is in session, Parler’s controversy continues as it goes from number 1 to where’d it go, and a new retail policy where you can just keep your return items.

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Webcast: Discussing Implications of the SolarWinds Breach(es)

Does the news on SUNBURST and SUPERNOVA have you feeling like you’re flapping in the (Solar)Wind? Join John Strand, Jonathan Ham, and Jake Williams as they discuss the implications of the breaches in this no-FUD webcast. No, we won’t be discussing “cyber Pearl Harbor” – because lets be honest, that’s just hyperbole. Join us to […]

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Talkin’ About Infosec News – 12/21/2020

Originally aired on December 21, 2020 Articles discussed in this episode: https://citizenlab.ca/2020/12/the-great-ipwn-journalists-hacked-with-suspected-nso-group-imessage-zero-click-exploit/ https://theintercept.com/2020/12/17/russia-hack-austin-texas/

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Talkin’ About Infosec News – 12/14/2020

Originally aired on December 14, 2020 Articles discussed in this episode: https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/14/22173803/gmail-youtube-google-assistant-docs-down-outage https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2020/12/evasive-attacker-leverages-solarwinds-supply-chain-compromises-with-sunburst-backdoor.html https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/12/u-s-treasury-commerce-depts-hacked-through-solarwinds-compromise/ https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/fireeye-breach-fallout-yet-to-be-felt/d/d-id/1339680 https://www.solarwinds.com/solutions/orion

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Talkin’ About Infosec News – 12/11/2020

Originally aired on December 11, 2020 Articles discussed in this episode: https://www.nobandwidth.io/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/08/technology/fireeye-hacked-russians.html https://www.picussecurity.com/resource/blog/techniques-tactics-procedures-utilized-by-fireeye-red-team-tools https://blog.netspi.com/cve-2020-17049-kerberos-bronze-bit-attack/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-fixes-new-windows-kerberos-security-bug-in-staged-rollout/ https://capricocave.wordpress.com/2020/12/10/docker-botnets/ https://www.trustedsec.com/blog/4-free-easy-wins-that-make-red-teams-harder/ https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/12/florida-posted-the-password-to-a-key-disaster-system-on-its-website/

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Webcast: Getting Started with Burp Suite & Webapp Pentesting

Are you responsible for the security of webapps? Are you curious about how penetration testers are able to find vulnerabilities in them? Burp Suite is the preferred tool for many webapp pentesters and bug bounty hunters. It’s easy to get started in Burp, but not all of its features are easy to find or simple […]

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Webcast: Pretty Little Python Secrets – Episode 2 – Python Development & Packaging as Beautiful as a Poem

Have you ever tried packaging a Python library/app in order to upload it to the Python Package repository (Pypi)? Not so straight forward is it? There’s a gazillion files you need (setup.py, Manifiest.ini, etc..) which all do different things. On top of that, there’s a decent amount of overhead to configure the necessary settings in […]

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