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 through the Sony hack, answer a ton of great question & a rocki
Celebrity Bugs | TechSNAP 191 Dec. 5, 2014
2014 has been the year of the celebrity bugs, we take a look at the new trend of giving security vulnerabilities names & logos & ask who it truly benefits. Plus practical way to protect yourself from ATM Skimmers, how they work & much more!
Tor Vibrations | TechSNAP 190 Nov. 27, 2014
We’ll tell you about the VMware flaw so bad, the solution is to just turn the service off & we now have more details on a major Windows flaw. Plus new research discovers that up to 81% of Tor users could be de-anonymized, a great batch of your networking
Security Hype Machine | TechSNAP 189 Nov. 21, 2014
Why Hyping Cyber Threats is Counterproductive & not knowing is never good enough. Plus the malware that targets Hotel visitors, FreeNAS themed questions, our answers & much, much more!
Hackers Go Postal | TechSNAP 188 Nov. 14, 2014
Authentic iOS Apps can be replaced with malware, the US Postal service gets breached & Microsoft has a hot mess of critical patches. Plus some great feedback, a rocking round-up & much more!
Apple Approved Malware | TechSNAP 187 Nov. 7, 2014
One of the worlds most prolific spammers gets profiled & the technical details are fascinating. New Apple malware is getting everyones attention, but why iOS trusts the code is really the more fascinating story, we’ll explain. Plus a great batch of quest
wget a Shell | TechSNAP 186 Oct. 31, 2014
A vulnerability in wget exposes more flaws in commonly used tools, the major flaw in Drupal that just got worse, and the new protocol built into your router you need to disable. Plus a great batch of your feedback, a rocking round up, and much much more!
Weaponized PowerPoint | TechSNAP 185 Oct. 24, 2014
A 0-day exploit is attacking Microsoft Windows boxes all over the web, thanks to a weaponized power power presentation. No, I’m not kidding. The details are fascinating. Old ATMs become more and more of a target & it’s not because of Windows XP, and grea
HP Screws the POODLE | TechSNAP 184 Oct. 17, 2014
A new attack against SSL called POODLE hits the web, and there’s no easy fix. We’ve got all the details. Plus the Zero day bug that exposes other zero-day bugs, HP signs malware, and then it’s a big batch of your questions, our answers!
Belkin Heartbeat Stops | TechSNAP 183 Oct. 10, 2014
The Belkin router apocalypse takes users offline all over the world, Infected ATMs spit out money on cue, plus isolating your network, a great batch of your questions & much, much more!
Xen Gets bashed | TechSNAP 182 Oct. 3, 2014
Recent major flaws found in in critical open source software have sent the Internet into a panic. From Shellshock to Xen we’ll discuss how these vulnerabilities can be chained together to own a box. Plus how secure are VLANs, a big batch of your question
Bait and Phish | TechSNAP 181 Sept. 25, 2014
We’ll tell you about a major German hack that lasted 12 years, and struck over 300 business. Plus researchers discover a nasty Android bug that impacts over 70% of users. Then it’s a great big batch of your networking questions, our answers & much much m
Pixel Imperfect Security | TechSNAP 180 Sept. 18, 2014
Is there a fix to the human flaw in banking systems? We’ll debate. Plus how hackers can take over your internal network using a pixel on a webpage. Then its a huge batch of your storage questions, the Giganews conspiracy & much, much more!
It's not a Bug, It's a Weapon | TechSNAP 179 Sept. 12, 2014
Google leverages Chrome’s marketshare to push web security forward. Are we about to see zero day exploits reclassified as weapons & ZFS gets the green light on Linux for production. Then it’s a great batch of your questions, our answers & much, much more
Home Depot Credit Repo | TechSNAP 178 Sept. 5, 2014
Home Depot is breached, and the scale could be much larger than the recent Target hack, and we discuss the explosion of fake cell towers in the US, and whats behind it. Then the tools used in the recent celebrity photo leak, and the steps that need to be
Project Zero Goes To War | TechSNAP 177 Aug. 29, 2014
Pre-crime is here, with technology that lets you predicting a hack before it happens. We’ll tell you how. Google’s project zero goes to war, we get real about virtualization. And then its a great batch of your questions, our answers & much more!