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Trials of TLS | TechSNAP 350 Dec. 29, 2017
The trials and tribulations of the long journey to TLS 1.3. Plus a pack of Leaky S3 bucket stories & the data that was exposed. Then we do a deep dive into some SMB fundamentals, practical tips to stay on top of suspicious network traffic & more!
All Natural Namespaces | TechSNAP 349 Dec. 22, 2017
Network Namespaces have been around for a while, but there may be be some very practical ways to use them that you’ve never considered. Plus the world’s most important killswitch, the dollar values for stolen credentials & the 19 year old attack is back.
Server Neglect | TechSNAP 348 Dec. 16, 2017
Authors of one of the most infamous botnets of all time get busted, researchers discover keyloggers built into HP Laptops, the major HomeKit flaw no one is talking about & the new version of FreeNAS packs a lot of features for a point release & more!
A Farewell to Dan | TechSNAP 347 Nov. 30, 2017
We say farewell to Dan, but don't despair, we've still got a ton of great topics to cover as we say goodbye. We compare the handling of recent data breaches at imgur & DJI, share some in-depth guides on beefing up your security posture & much more!
Neutral Nets | TechSNAP 346 Nov. 21, 2017
We get depressed over new stats confirming our worst fears about the huge number of outdated & unpatched android systems. Github wants to help you stay secure with their new Security Alerts feature. We discuss what it needs to be relevant & more!
Namespaces GOTO Jail | TechSNAP 345 Nov. 18, 2017
Jails, zones & linux containers. Dan shares his years of experience using FreeBSD jails. Wes breaks down cgroups, namespaces & explains how they come together to create a container. Plus we discuss similarities, differences, workflows & more!
SSL Strippers | TechSNAP 344 Nov. 8, 2017
We’ve got the disturbing tale of some negligent websites & their fraudulent fonts. Then, some top tips to evaluate the security of your banking institutions & best practices for verbal passwords. Plus, a discussion of opsec, obfuscation, security & you!
Low Security Pillow Storage | TechSNAP 343 Nov. 1, 2017
We've got some top tips to turn you from ssh-novice to port-forwarding master. Plus the latest on the confusing story of Kaspersky, the NSA & a bone-headed contractor. Then, our backup sense is tingling, with the story of $30,000 lost to a forgotten pin.
Cloudy with a chance of ABI | TechSNAP 342 Oct. 25, 2017
We air Microsoft's dirty laundry as news leaks about their less than stellar handling of a security database breach, plus a fascinating story of deceit, white lies, and tacos, so-called-smart cards might not be so smart & more!
HAMR Time | TechSNAP 341 Oct. 18, 2017
The KRACK hack takes the world by storm; Plus, third party access to your personal information through some US mobile carriers. Then the ongoing debate over HAMR, MAMR & take a mini deep dive into the world of elliptic curve cryptography.
Spy Tapes | TechSNAP 340 Oct. 13, 2017
We try spycraft with a set of espionage themed stories covering everything from the latest troubles at Kaspersky to the implications of responsible disclosure at the NSA, a fascinating discussion of the ethics of running a data breach search service.
Laying Internet Pipe | TechSNAP 339 Oct. 5, 2017
We cover the problematic implications of SESTA, plus some PR troubles for CBS's Showtime after cryptocoin mining software was found embedded in their webpage & why tape-powered backups are still important for many large organizations.
Patch Your S3it | TechSNAP 338 Sept. 27, 2017
Distrustful US allies further delay the NSA’s new crypto, Viacom’s leaky buckets almost expose its entire IT infrastructure, plus a few more Equifax mishaps & a government spyware tool that might just be masquerading as your favorite app.
FCC’s Free Offsite Storage | TechSNAP 337 Sept. 20, 2017
That Equifax hack? So last week! This weeks vulnerability is BlueBorne, a new attack on just about every bluetooth capable device. Plus some favorite overlooked shell commands, a breakdown of the ACLUs lawsuit to protect your rights at the border & more!
Equihax | TechSNAP 336 Sept. 13, 2017
Equifax got hacked, some top tips for staying safe & a debate over just who's to blame for vulnerable open source software. Then Google's breaking up with Symantec & we take a little time for Sysadmin 101, this time, ticketing systems.
Extended Usefulness | TechSNAP 335 Sept. 6, 2017
We're extending your filesystems usefulness with extended attributes! We learn what they are & how they might be useful. Plus, we take a look behind the scenes of a major spambot operation & check in with Bruce Schneier on the state of internet privacy.
HPKP: Hard to Say, Hard to Use | TechSNAP 334 Aug. 30, 2017
We discuss, and struggle to pronounce, the difficulties in deploying HTTP public key pinning & some possible alternatives you should consider. Then we get excited for (n+1)sec & explore the nuances of setting up home VPN gateway!
Rsync On Ice | TechSNAP 333 Aug. 25, 2017
We take a trip to the ends of the earth and hear stories of tech support in Antarctica, cover a surprisingly reasonable new suggested standard for responsible disclosure, discuss Kreb's adventures in the world of deep-insert credit card skimmers & more!
Leaky Pumps | TechSNAP 332 Aug. 16, 2017
With some new card skimmer tech that’s more reason to watch your wallet at the pump, a few tips for postgres migrations & Dan dives deep into his quest for the ultimate boot and nuke experience. Plus your feedback, a fantastic round- up & so much more!