Sophos

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Cookie-Gate, Laptop Security Advice, Stratfor Malicious Emails and Facebook Hacker Advice

    In this podcast, the speakers started out discussing a topic that the speaker have been quite passionate about, the "Cookie-gate" incident involving Google and other advertising companies placing cookies on people's computers who surf the web using Safari by exploiting a security flaw in Safari's privacy settings.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Patch Tuesday, Apple App Privacy and RSA

    In this podcast, the speakers discussion with Patch Tuesday and the fixes released by Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle. The speaker provided some clarity for Mac users on the confusing mix of Java versions and availability, depending on which version of OS X one may be using.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Why is a 14-Month-Old Patched Microsoft Vulnerability Still Being Exploited?

    In this podcast, the speaker focuses on a specific Microsoft patch, namely MS10-087, released to address the vulnerability CVE-2010-3333 (RTF Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability). The patch was released way back in November 2010, and his paper tracks the constantly evolving exploits that have been hammering away at unpatched systems.

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Sophos Security Threat Report, DMARC and Mobile Phone Number Leaks

    In this podcast, the speakers discussion about the Sophos Security Threat Report 2012. They talked about a few of the highlights like the commonality of exploit kits like Black Hole, the latest trends in mobile malware and the current state of security regarding the cloud.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    NCSA and Data Privacy Day

    In this podcast, the speaker explains the history of Data Privacy Day and the importance of understanding privacy on the modern internet. They chatted a bit about the role businesses play in consumer privacy, including his favorite phrase. Another important message shared by the speaker is that privacy online isn't...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Mobile Security Podcast With Vanja Svajcer

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the risk to businesses versus consumers and the impact of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend that took off in 2011. The speaker also shared some tips with their listeners on some best practices for safer usage of their smartphones.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Smart Meter Privacy Concerns, WiFi Insecurity Due to WPS and Password Hashes Explained

    In this podcast, the speakers discussing the privacy implications of smart meters after the recent presentation at the Chaos Computing Congress. Another story, they covered this week was the attempt at making security easy in WiFi routers which results in total insecurity.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Data Leaks at Stratfor and Care2 Mark the End of a Year Riddled With Data Theft

    In this podcast, the speakers describe about the most important stories in information security, data theft. The data theft may not have been the most important story of 2011, but it certainly impacted more regular people and raised their awareness about the problem of all of their data being "In...

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    IE 9 Upgrades, Android Malware, Carrier IQ and Hospital Shut Down From Malware

    In this podcast, the speaker talks about the very serious problem of safety in medical computer systems after a recent malware outbreak at a hospital in Georgia, USA. Things are not as simple as they might like to think and the best minds in their business should work together to...

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2011

    Thanksgiving Patching, SCADA, Google WiFi Mapping and Android Security

    In this podcast, the speaker talks about Android security and Chris DiBona's recent Google+ post on security vendors on Android being scammers and charlatans. SCADA hacking has been in the news after an alleged hack on a water treatment plant in Illinois and another hacker trying to raise awareness by...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    Michael Kaiser, NCSA and Rob Strayer Chat About Cyber Security

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the goals of the National Security Preparedness Group and why they think there is so much work to be done for better information sharing between the public and private sectors.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    VB 2011, Apple updates, Microsoft Patch Tuesday and German R2D2 Trojan

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the release of iOS 5 and OS X 10.7.2 and the importance of the security fixes in Apple's latest releases. They also made note of Microsoft's October 2011 Patch Tuesday releases and the importance of expediency when patching. To wrap up, they discussed the...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Sophos Security Threat Report, DMARC and Mobile Phone Number Leaks

    In this podcast, the speakers discussion about the Sophos Security Threat Report 2012. They talked about a few of the highlights like the commonality of exploit kits like Black Hole, the latest trends in mobile malware and the current state of security regarding the cloud.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Why is a 14-Month-Old Patched Microsoft Vulnerability Still Being Exploited?

    In this podcast, the speaker focuses on a specific Microsoft patch, namely MS10-087, released to address the vulnerability CVE-2010-3333 (RTF Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability). The patch was released way back in November 2010, and his paper tracks the constantly evolving exploits that have been hammering away at unpatched systems.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Patch Tuesday, Apple App Privacy and RSA

    In this podcast, the speakers discussion with Patch Tuesday and the fixes released by Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle. The speaker provided some clarity for Mac users on the confusing mix of Java versions and availability, depending on which version of OS X one may be using.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Cookie-Gate, Laptop Security Advice, Stratfor Malicious Emails and Facebook Hacker Advice

    In this podcast, the speakers started out discussing a topic that the speaker have been quite passionate about, the "Cookie-gate" incident involving Google and other advertising companies placing cookies on people's computers who surf the web using Safari by exploiting a security flaw in Safari's privacy settings.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    NCSA and Data Privacy Day

    In this podcast, the speaker explains the history of Data Privacy Day and the importance of understanding privacy on the modern internet. They chatted a bit about the role businesses play in consumer privacy, including his favorite phrase. Another important message shared by the speaker is that privacy online isn't...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Mobile Security Podcast With Vanja Svajcer

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the risk to businesses versus consumers and the impact of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend that took off in 2011. The speaker also shared some tips with their listeners on some best practices for safer usage of their smartphones.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Smart Meter Privacy Concerns, WiFi Insecurity Due to WPS and Password Hashes Explained

    In this podcast, the speakers discussing the privacy implications of smart meters after the recent presentation at the Chaos Computing Congress. Another story, they covered this week was the attempt at making security easy in WiFi routers which results in total insecurity.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Data Leaks at Stratfor and Care2 Mark the End of a Year Riddled With Data Theft

    In this podcast, the speakers describe about the most important stories in information security, data theft. The data theft may not have been the most important story of 2011, but it certainly impacted more regular people and raised their awareness about the problem of all of their data being "In...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    IE 9 Upgrades, Android Malware, Carrier IQ and Hospital Shut Down From Malware

    In this podcast, the speaker talks about the very serious problem of safety in medical computer systems after a recent malware outbreak at a hospital in Georgia, USA. Things are not as simple as they might like to think and the best minds in their business should work together to...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Nov 2011

    Thanksgiving Patching, SCADA, Google WiFi Mapping and Android Security

    In this podcast, the speaker talks about Android security and Chris DiBona's recent Google+ post on security vendors on Android being scammers and charlatans. SCADA hacking has been in the news after an alleged hack on a water treatment plant in Illinois and another hacker trying to raise awareness by...

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    Michael Kaiser, NCSA and Rob Strayer Chat About Cyber Security

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the goals of the National Security Preparedness Group and why they think there is so much work to be done for better information sharing between the public and private sectors.

    Provided By Sophos

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    VB 2011, Apple updates, Microsoft Patch Tuesday and German R2D2 Trojan

    In this podcast, the speakers discussed the release of iOS 5 and OS X 10.7.2 and the importance of the security fixes in Apple's latest releases. They also made note of Microsoft's October 2011 Patch Tuesday releases and the importance of expediency when patching. To wrap up, they discussed the...

    Provided By Sophos