The French Disconnection | TechSNAP 211 April 24, 2015
What’s really the key to detecting a breach before its become much too late? We’ll share some key insights, plus a technical breakdown of China’s great cannon & the new New French Surveillance Law that should be a warning to us all & much, much more!
SMBTrapped in Microsoft | TechSNAP 210 April 17, 2015
Researches find an 18 year old bug in Windows thats rather nasty, we’ve got the details. A new perspective on the bug bounty arms race & the security impact of Wifi on a plane. Plus great feedback, a bursting round up & much much more!
Day-0 of an InfoSec Career | TechSNAP 209 April 10, 2015
Is it possible to make a truly private phone call anymore? The answer might surprise you. Cisco and Level 3 battle a huge SSH botnet & how to Build a successful Information Security career & much, much more!
Any Cert Will Do | TechSNAP 208 April 3, 2015
Why boring technology might be the better choice, Google revokes & China chokes, why you want to create an account at irs.gov before crooks do it for you. Plus your great IT questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!
Lunch Lady Lockdown | TechSNAP 207 March 27, 2015
Reverse Engineering Incentives to Improve Security. New Jersey school district computers held for ransom & the flash bug that lives on from 2011 with a twist! Plus some great networking questions, drone powered Internet & more!
Two Factor Falsification | TechSNAP 206 March 20, 2015
Microsoft takes 4 years to fix a nasty bug, how to bypass 2 factor authentication in the popular ‘Authy’ app. Hijacking a domain with photoshop, hardware vs software RAID revisited, tons of great questions, our answers & much much more!
An Uber Mess | TechSNAP 205 March 12, 2015
Using encryption is a good thing, but its just the start, we’ll explain. Plus how one developer totally owned the Uber app. Then it’s a great batch of your questions & our answers!
Ghost of Crypto Past | TechSNAP 204 March 6, 2015
We’ll break down the technical baggage that led to the new FREAK SSL flaw & the security ramifications of top executives using personal email accounts… Plus why just need to stop hiding file extensions. Plus some great feedback & much, much more!
TurboHax | TechSNAP 203 Feb. 27, 2015
Lenovo & Google are victims of DNS hijacking, we’ll share the details, Everyone wants you to secure your data, just not from them & how Turbotax profits from Cyber tax fraud! Plus a great batch of your questions, a fantastic round up & much, much more!
SuperFishy Mistake | TechSNAP 202 Feb. 20, 2015
Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections, we’ll break down how this is possible, the danger that still exists & more. Plus the story of a billion dollar cyber heist anyone could pull off, the Equation group & much more!
Group Problemcy | TechSNAP 201 Feb. 13, 2015
A 20 year old design flaw in Windows has just been patched & it requires some major re-working of the software. Attackers compromise Forbes.com & why Facebook’s new ThreatExchange platform could be a great idea.
Your TechSNAP Story | TechSNAP 200 Feb. 6, 2015
A new major security breach at a large health insurance firm could expose 10s of millions, a phone phishing scam anyone could fall for & we celebrate our 200th episode with your TechSNAP stories. Then its a storage spectacular Q&A; & much, much more!
Internet of Problems | TechSNAP 199 Jan. 30, 2015
The internet of dangerous things is arriving but what about taking care of the devices we already have? Plus details on critical updates from Adobe, the surprising number of Gas Stations vulnerable to exploitation via the internet & much, much more!
Dude Where's My Card? | TechSNAP 198 Jan. 23, 2015
Adobe has a bad week, with exploits in the wild & no patch. We’ll share the details. Had your credit card stolen? We’ll tell you how. Plus the harsh reality for IT departments, a great batch of questions, our answers & much much more!
Patch and Notify | TechSNAP 197 Jan. 16, 2015
Been putting off that patch? This week we’ll cover how an out of date Joomla install led to a massive breach, Microsoft and Google spar over patch disclosures, picking the right security question & more!
Sony’s Hard Lessons | TechSNAP 196 Jan. 9, 2015
We reflect on the lessons learned from the Sony Hack & discuss some of the tools used to own their network. Plus a overview of what makes up a filesystem, a run down of the Bacula backup system & much more!
Cloudy With a Chance of SSL | TechSNAP 195 Jan. 1, 2015
We go inside the epic takedown of SpamHaus, then we break down why CloudFlare’s Flexible SSL is the opposite of security. Followed by a great batch of questions, our answers & much much more!
Best Of TechSNAP 2014 | TechSNAP 194 Dec. 25, 2014
We look back at this year in TechSNAP. Allan shares his war stories, TrueCrypt shuts down, Heartbleed happens & more!
Don’t Fire IT | TechSNAP 193 Dec. 19, 2014
More and more data breaches are leading to blackmail but the stats don’t tell the whole story. We’ll explain. Plus the latest in the Sony hack, and the wider reaction. Plus a great batch of emails & much, much more!
Signed by Sony | TechSNAP 192 Dec. 12, 2014
If we could rebuild the Internet from scratch, what would we change? It’s more than just a thought experiment. We’ll share the details about real world research being done today! Plus we dig into the Sony hack, answer a ton of question & a rocking roundup