Leaky Authentication | TechSNAP 12 July 1, 2011
How many times have your credentials been leaked online? Think your safe? Chris thought he was. In today’s episode he’ll find out how many times his information has been leaked online, and we tell you how you check for your self. Plus we’ll cover how to
Perfect Passwords | TechSNAP 11 June 24, 2011
We’ve got the details of an FBI raid that knocked several popular sites off- line. The WordPress plugin repository was compromised, and backdoors were added to a few popular plugins, and we’ll share the details. Plus Dropbox’s shockingly bad security issu
Encryption Best Practices | TechSNAP 10 June 17, 2011
We follow up on last week’s bitcoin coverage with scandal that has a $500k price tag. Then - We launch into your questions, and cover encryption best practices to keep your data safe! Plus - We take our first live war story call, all that and more on thi
Bitcoin Explained | TechSNAP 9 June 10, 2011
We’ll dig into bitcoin and explain what it is, and how it works. Is there a future for this Cryptocurrency? Plus Sony is in the news again, and its not good... And we talk about a new ruling on how far your bank has to go to protect you from ...
Hijacking the News | TechSNAP 8 June 3, 2011
Google has confirmed that 100s of Gmail accounts were being snooped on, and the targets of this attack are not happy! The cookie catastrophe in the UK continues, we’ll share the brutal details! And Find out about the hack that leaked the truth about Tupa
Let’s Go Phishing | TechSNAP 7 May 27, 2011
There have been 10 separate attacks against Sony, the details are like nothing we’ve ever seen before. Plus we’ve got a new batch of viewer emails!
Backups & Server Hardware | TechSNAP 6 May 23, 2011
Every six hours the NSA collects as much data that exists in the entire lib of congress and we have a few practical notes on how a system like that could even function. We follow up on Dropbox, and what looks like the FTC is getting involved with their r
Allan Goes to War | TechSNAP 5 May 16, 2011
We’ll cover the dirty details of a Facebook flaw that exposes your private account info to snoops, look into the privacy issues around “Smart Meters” and discuss a few big tech rivals coming together to fight a bad law. Plus Allan shares one of his many
A Simple Mistake | TechSNAP 4 May 9, 2011
What common thread is at the core of the Sony PSN and SOE attacks, and the recent Amazon EC2 outages? What simple mistakes snowballed into full meltdowns?
PSN Breech Details | TechSNAP 3 May 2, 2011
We cover the amazing details of the Playstation Network breech, we share some of the most interesting details in this episode.
The Cloud Fails | TechSNAP 2 April 25, 2011
Reality rained on Amazon’s Cloud recently as aspects of their EC2 hosting service suffered major outages. We look at the many issues facing cloud computing. Plus we dig into the iPhone location tracking story, and brainstorm a few possible solutions to a
Dropbox Flaws | TechSNAP | 1 April 18, 2011
Get the full details are two major issues with Dropbox, that are simply built into the core of the software/service. Plus WordPress has undergone a multi- server hack, and Facebook gives away their plans for the ultimate data center!