Password SecuritIEEE | TechSNAP 77 Sept. 28, 2012
A big password leak from a major industry player, mobile secuirty takes a big hit, we cover a couple of the major vulnerabilities affecting our favorite gadgets, and more Java troubles. Plus moving from Apache to Nginx, and a big batch of your questions.
Self Healing Internet | TechSNAP 76 Sept. 21, 2012
The story about an antivirus that detects itself, IE’s awful zero day exploits, and the Internets amazing ability to route around problems. Plus: A huge batch of your feedback, and so much more in this week’s episode of TechSNAP!
The Human Factor | TechSNAP 75 Sept. 13, 2012
It was a tough week for the cloud, we’ll run down the list and summarize what happened to the services we all depend on so much! Plus a big batch of your questions, our answers, and a rocking round-up! All that and a lot more, on this week’s TechSNAP.
Donated Privacy | TechSNAP 74 Sept. 6, 2012
Anti-sec posts 1 million Apple UDIDs they claim to have stolen from the FBI, but what was the FBI doing with them in the first place? More infrastructure switches vulnerabilities, and a great batch of audience questions and our answers! All that and a lo
Double 0-Java | TechSNAP 73 Aug. 31, 2012
This week we’ll tell you the story about Agent Double 0-Java, the exploit with a license to kill. Plus Google’s creative solution to securing user content. Then it’s a big batch of your questions, and our answers. All that and much more, in this week’s T
Not so Private Keys | TechSNAP 72 Aug. 24, 2012
How a Man in the Browser attack could expose an airport VPN, RuggedCom’s messed up the very fundamentals again, and the big update from Adobe. Plus – Running Linux in a FreeBSD Jail, virtual networking basics, and a great batch of your questions. All tha
Server Puppeteering | TechSNAP 71 Aug. 16, 2012
Rumor has it the playstation network has been hacked again, but we’ve got the real story. Blizzard suffered a nasty database breach, and it might be much worse then they are letting on. Plus: Automating your server deployments and configurations has neve
Not So Secret Answers | TechSNAP 70 Aug. 10, 2012
A Gawker Reporter’s entire online presence is hacked, and all his devices wiped. We’ll walk you through the details of this attack, and why it suggests we might be facing some fundamental challenges. Plus: Your questions, our answers, and so much more. O
Most VPNs Insecure | TechSNAP 69 Aug. 3, 2012
We’ll cover how the most common type of VPN has been cracked wide open. Plus what to look for when renting a server, and what’s involved in managing a dedicated box. Plus a batch of your questions! All that and more on this week’s TechSNAP!
Failure Cascade | TechSNAP 68 July 27, 2012
The failure of Google Talk takes down several other Google services including GMail and then as a result even Twitter, we got the details. Plus how to determine if your WordPress site has been hacked, and some dangerous new Mac malware. And a batch of au
Single Point of Failure | TechSNAP 67 July 19, 2012
Find out how an entire cities infrastructure depended on a single building, and what happened when it exploded. Plus the technical details on Android’s security upgrade, the Apple Appstore payment bypass, and some great audience questions. All that and a
Network Benchmarking | TechSNAP 66 July 13, 2012
Our tools to benchmark and monitor your network. Plus: Formspring leaks your password, Microsoft finally kills off old certificates and how to steal a BMW in a few seconds! All that and more, in this week’s TechSNAP!
Faster GPU Cracking | TechSNAP 65 July 6, 2012
Everyone’s beloved password cracker has had a major update, and you won’t believe what it can do now! The Aerospace industry has a new Advanced Persistent Threat, and a major Microsoft XML flaw already being exploited. Plus we share some infrastructure w
Token Security | TechSNAP 64 June 28, 2012
How attackers can defeat an RSA token in as little as 15 minutes, FBI has taken down an online fraud ring, we’ve got the details. And a botched software update that shutdown a bank for days. Plus some great audience questions and our answers. All that an
Peek Inside | TechSNAP 63 June 22, 2012
We take a peek inside a few never before seen data centers, and find out what makes the unique, then a major flaw affecting Intel chips, and some big answers to the Flame malware mystery! Plus some great Q&A; and a few follow up stories you won’t want to
Bypassing Authentication | TechSNAP 62 June 15, 2012
A MySQL flaw so awful, I simply had to laugh. And how a simple SSH config mistake, lead to a really bad day. Plus we answer some great audience questions, all that and much more on this week’s TechSNAP.
I Know Your Password | TechSNAP 61 June 8, 2012
It’s a simple thing but everyone keeps messing it up, bad password storage practices many popular sites had their password databases leaked online this week, we’ve got the details! Plus how the Flame malware impersonated Windows Update, and another batch
Feedback Blowout #1 | TechSNAP 60 June 1, 2012
Software that’s supposed to get you around censorship, could be logging your activities online, plus we’ve got a classic Social Engineering story for you. And then we clear the decks and answer a ton of your questions, in our feedback blowout! All that a
Man In the Browser Attack | TechSNAP 59 May 25, 2012
Yahoo has made a mistake so big, you have to hear it to believe it. A common feature in firewalls could actually make you more susceptible attack, Blizzard huge security blunder. PLUS: Separating traffic out between your network cards, and so much more o
No Pay? No Patch! | TechSNAP 58 May 18, 2012
Adobe tells customers to upgrade to get the latest security fixes, Kickstarter has an embarrassing security lapse. PLUS: Self-destructing SSDs, and Mirroring vs a CDN, what’s the difference and when are they used. We answer that, and so much more in this