Battle of the Bots | TechSNAP 97 Feb. 15, 2013
A researcher stumbles into the middle of a botnet war, and documents what he finds. Plus a Facebook mistake took down countless sites around the web. Then it’s huge batch of your questions, our answers, and much much more!
Snakes in a Bank | TechSNAP 96 Feb. 8, 2013
Using phone tones and a little Python to get access to someone’s bank account, and Oracle steps up with an early patch for Java but it doesn’t fix everything. Then we answer a big batch of your questions, and much more on this week’s TechSNAP.
Universal Exploit n’ Play | TechSNAP 95 Feb. 1, 2013
It’s way past time to turn off Universal Plug and Play, we’ll give you the details on the exploit that only requires a single network packet. Plus how we've built our VM storage setup, our favorite network monitoring tools, and much much more! In this we
Barricade Your Barracuda | TechSNAP 94 Jan. 25, 2013
If you have a Barracuda device, it’s time to put it behind a real firewall. We’ll blow your minds with the horrible state of security on many popular Barracuda products. Plus why a long password is not necessarily mean a more secure password, a big batch
Red October Hunts You | TechSNAP 93 Jan. 18, 2013
If you thought Stuxnet was a big deal, wait till you meet Red October. The incredible story of some of the most sophisticated malware yet surfaces, and we’ve got the details. Plus: A Nasty 0-Day exploit for Linksys routers, a HUGE batch of your questions
Hiding in the Silence | TechSNAP 92 Jan. 11, 2013
A zero day vulnerability takes down some major wikis, how Polish researchers hide secret messages in Skype’s silence. Plus quitting your job and make your successors life a little easier, a war story, and a big batch of your questions, and our answers! A
Saving Private Exploit | TechSNAP 91 Jan. 4, 2013
Internet Explorer, Ruby on Rails, and the Windows Nvidia drivers all have new exploits. We’ll tell you the good, the bad, and the ugly. Plus picking the right VPS, a big batch of your questions, and Allan’s videos from EuroBSD Con. On this week’s episode
SSH FUD Busting | TechSNAP 90 Dec. 28, 2012
We’ll bust the FUD around the media’s overreaction to SSH Key mismanagement, plus the details on millions of WordPress databases exposed by a popular plugin. Plus a rockin round-up and a batch of your questions, and our answers! All that and more on this
WordPress LAN Recon | TechSNAP 89 Dec. 21, 2012
A malicious Apache module that uses some clever tricks so that you’ll never find it, a WordPress flaw that exposes your LAN, and the big Samsung exploit you might not have heard about! Plus a big batch of your questions, and so much more on this week’s T
2 2-Factor Trojan | TechSNAP 88 Dec. 14, 2012
A trojan that targets your PC and phone to drain your bank account, a powerful 0day exploit against your SmartTV, and a new approach to GPS spoofing. Plus we answer batch of your questions, and so much more. On this week’s episode of TechSNAP!
MySQL or Yours? | TechSNAP 87 Dec. 7, 2012
MySQL had a bad week, we’ll run down the list of the recently disclosed vulnerabilities, the SSH server that allows an attacker full root access, and a GPU password cracking monster. Plus a big batch of your questions, and so much more!
Cat Got Your Router | TechSNAP 86 Nov. 30, 2012
The amazing Internet speed record set by researches recently, the backdoor built into Samsung’s networked printers, and a clever attack against home routers. Plus some great questions, our answers, and much more in this week’s TechSNAP!
Tales from the BCrypt | TechSNAP 85 Nov. 22, 2012
How Allan saved PayPal from an embarrassing leak and a bunch of cash, details on the FreeBSD project’s compromise, and the latest advances in password hashing. Plus the bug in iOS 6 that could cost you money, and a batch of your questions and our answers
Patch Your Password | TechSNAP 84 Nov. 16, 2012
Allan will build the case for abandoning the password, the Skype flaw that will shock you, And we discuss picking the right server OS, when to RAID or not to RAID, and a BIG batch of your questions, and our answers. All that and more on this week’s TechS
Security by the Horns | TechSNAP 83 Nov. 9, 2012
How a hardware failure in Indonesia took Google down in California, stealing Crypto keys from virtual machines, and the trouble with Sophos. And an inside look at how Netflix crams so much storage into a teclo near you. Plus a big batch of your questions
/var/water/logged | TechSNAP 82 Nov. 2, 2012
An inside look at how hard some Sysadmins had to work to keep their servers running after being hit by Superstorm Sandy! Plus the final analysis of the Diginotar saga, an epic network debugging war story that will leave you groaning and a huge batch of y
Breaking DKM | TechSNAP 81 Oct. 26, 2012
How an aviation blogger unlocked the secrets of the TSA’s barcode, if you’re a Barnes and Noble shopper we’ve got a story you need to hear, and a serious bug in the Linux Kernel. Plus a batch of your questions, and our answers. All that and so much more,
Best Tool for the Job | TechSNAP 80 Oct. 17, 2012
Samsung's new Flash file system, WoW’s Exploit, Microsoft’s DMCA takedowns, hard core data center tech, and a ton of your questions and our answers! All that and so much more, on this week’s TechSNAP!
Don't Copy That Floppy | TechSNAP 79 Oct. 12, 2012
How a Russian Spy ring used floppies to pass sensitive information, how Backblaze made it through the great hard drive shortage, and why the US congress is saying no to Chinese Telco manufactures. Plus a big batch of your questions, and our answers. All
Wire-Shark | TechSNAP 78 Oct. 5, 2012
We’ve got the details on a critical flaw in the chip and pin credit card system. The future of secure hashing, doing proper backups with rsync, and how squirrels and sharks take down the Internet. Plus a big batch of your questions, and our answers. All