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Unsupervised Learning with Daniel Miessler

Daniel Miessler

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Every week I spend 5-20 hours consuming books, articles, and podcasts in the areas of Sᴇᴄᴜʀɪᴛʏ, Tᴇᴄʜɴᴏʟᴏɢʏ, and Hᴜᴍᴀɴs. I then take that content and curate it into a concise, 30 minute summary that's ready for you every Monday morning.
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23:58 | Feb 21st

OpenAI text spoofing, Twitter DMs, Chinese tracking database, Ponemon Cyber Risk Score, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism…

22:10 | Sep 8th

AIG says BEC has overtaken ransomware as the primary claim type against their cyber insurance policies in EMEA, accounting for 23% of claims. More Paper The NSA Cyber Chief wants to share digital threat information early and often. I like the fact t...Show More

35:04 | Sep 2nd

Ring has already partnered with over 400 police departments. As you know, I'm torn on this kind of tech. Neighborhood watch can be a good thing, and it can also be a bad thing. Technology tends to magnify both weaknesses and strengths, so it can make...Show More

25:53 | Aug 26th

Protestors in Hong Kong are physically attacking and destroying facial recognition cameras. More Palo Alto says 7 out of 10 new domain registrations (NDRs) are either malicious or not safe for work, and they encourage companies to block them. More ...Show More

05:19 | Aug 19th

The terms intelligence, information, and data are thrown around pretty loosely in most tech circles, and this inevitably leads to people confusing and/or conflating them. What follows is a simple explanation of how the related terms are different fro...Show More

22:38 | Aug 19th

There are some seriously nasty Windows RDP bugs out there. If you have RDP facing the internet, make sure you're patched. And try to get to VPN as soon as possible. More A huge survey of firmware security has found virtually no improvement over the ...Show More

08:24 | Aug 13th

Ring is developing two-way relationships with hundreds of police departments in the US. This allows Ring users to be alerted to crime in their area via 911 data, and police departments to pull video from participating Ring devices. This is the type o...Show More

19:29 | Jul 29th

Marcus Hutchins got off with time-served, and people have feelings. The range basically goes from 'he did nothing wrong', to, 'he should rot in prison'. In my mind this outcome was close to perfect. Remember, he went through two years of hell since b...Show More

07:47 | Jul 26th

Unpacking the evolution-granted bliss of prep schools and elite institutions, and why they resonate so much with us.

35:09 | Jul 22nd

Lots of people in the security community went silly over the FaceApp application last week, basically saying that you shouldn't be using the application because they'll steal your face and then be able to impersonate you. Oh, and then it turned out t...Show More

04:31 | Jul 20th

An essay on why time can feel like it's speeding up when you get older, and how to slow it back down. Support the show.

20:34 | Jul 15th

Parts of Manhattan had a power outage Saturday night, which happened to be the anniversary of another power outage in 1977. The power company apologized but didn't explain what happened. The hacker in me thinks this could easily be a probing shot by ...Show More

21:37 | Jul 8th

The Telegraph has found strong links between Huawei employees and Chinese intelligence agencies. The Huawei counter was that this was extremely common among telecom companies, and that it wasn't a big deal. The counter to that counter was, basically,...Show More

08:12 | Jul 3rd

The world being sorted into two different countries—a Green country of the top 10% of income/wealk, and a Red country that's everyone else. These countries are separated not by geography, but by class. Support the show.

18:53 | Jul 1st

I created a new tutorial on OWASP Amass, and just joined the team as a contributor as well. Tutorial Chinese hacking groups have been embedded deep inside multiple major US tech firms for many years, including Fujitsu, Tata, NTT, Dimension Data, and...Show More

13:07 | Jun 24th

There's a Linux vulnerability called SACK Panic (among other names) that takes advantage of a kernel feature called Selective ACK. The feature lets systems tell the other side of the conversation how much data it's received, and it turns out it can b...Show More

10:36 | Jun 18th

The US is supposedly ramping up attacks against Russian power grid through the use of new cyberattack powers granted by Trump. I am happy to hear of this, but it's an example of where we as outsiders can only know a tiny fragment of the story. But an...Show More

24:45 | Jun 11th

Some absolutely fascinating research has just come out on what percentages and types of vulnerabilities are actually exploited in the wild. It found that only 5.5% of vulnerabilities discovered between 2009 and 2018 were actually exploited, with most...Show More

06:25 | Jun 8th

An argument that we should acknowledge grit as one of the most powerful causal factors in success, and figure out ways to bring its benefits to everyone.

04:21 | Jun 6th

A concise explanation of why software continues to have security and quality problems after decades of supposedly trying to address the problem.

17:20 | May 28th

The Deepfakes thing is already starting to have an impact, and it didn't even involve actual Deepfake (GAN ML) technology. A video was spread of Nancy Pelosi speaking very slowly and seeming to stumble over her words, which made her look quite bad. T...Show More

23:29 | May 24th

Trump has semi-banned the use of foreign telecom gear, which is really a direct shot at Huawei and China. more Baltimore’s IT systems are still being held hostage after 2 weeks. Of all the cities in the world that I could imagine this happening to, ...Show More

22:32 | May 14th

My Takeaways from the 2019 DBIR Report My Summary The Report The DOJ has unsealed the indictment against those who they believe hacked Anthem in 2015, and they are Chinese Nationals. They didn't reveal the suspected motive, however. But as I wrote a...Show More

10:38 | May 4th

A short essay that attempts to wrap a simple narrative around what's currently happening with the exodus of the New Left, and what it's doing to the moderate left, center, and right that they left behind.

36:57 | May 1st

Deepfakes are about to seriously erode our collective ability to tell truth from fiction, and this is already a big enough problem without them. Think of every problem you care about, and realize this represents an exponent on each one. This video ca...Show More

1:45:46 | Apr 14th

Today's standalone episode of Unsupervised Learning is a political conversation with Jeremiah Grossman, who many of you will know as the founder of Whitehat Security, current CEO of BitDiscovery, Jujitsu Blackbelt, and all-around great individual. I...Show More

24:41 | Apr 14th

Amazon has many thousands of people doing quality control on Alexa, meaning that they're listening to incoming audio captured on Echo devices. This shouldn't be surprising. The question is how they're doing it, and what policies they have around priv...Show More

19:12 | Apr 1st

Mastercard is looking to create a Digital ID service that can bind your digital presence to your mobile device, which will be able to verify you to various services. Link Palantir has won an $800 million contract to build the next combat intelligenc...Show More

18:48 | Mar 18th

Multiple governments have now blacklisted Huawei, which Huawei seems very confused by. The best explanation I've heard so far about why this move makes sense for western countries came from Rob Joyce of NSA. He basically said that just like Kaspersky...Show More

34:02 | Mar 3rd

This is a description of cyberwar that sounds quite realistic to me, and it's based around the thousand-cuts idea. Ring Doorbells have a vulnerability that allows one to capture clear-text videos and other data from the cameras if you can get on the ...Show More

16:44 | Feb 4th

My takeaways from ENIGMA 2019—one of my two favorite conferences in the world. The US has charged Huawei with stealing trade secrets, money laundering, and fraud. This escalates the already tense situation with China on a number of fronts. An engin...Show More

14:55 | Jan 7th

We just released the 2018 version of the OWASP Internet of Things Top 10, and in this episode I talk you through the list and give the philosophy, methodology, and next steps for the project.

28:06 | Jan 7th

German politician hack, NSA's new RE tool, Weather Channel tracking, sick TSA agents, Facebook dust tracking, Technology, Humans, Ideas, Recommendations, and the weekly Aphorism…

16:13 | Dec 11th, 2018

Google+ breach, Android flaws, China's long game against the US, Australia's encryption blunder, NYPD drones, and more…

14:59 | Nov 26th, 2018

Ukraine malware, China's Black Mirror, DARPA's Mosaic, FBI trolling, Silicon Valley jobs, Technology News, Human News, Ideas, Trends, & Analysis, Discovery, Notes, Recommendations, and the weekly Aphorism!

12:01 | Oct 25th, 2018

OWASP IoT Top 10 Draft, Facebook compromise, Fornite cheating, Pentagon weapons, spam calls, technology news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendation, and the weekly aphorism… Support the show.

58:44 | Sep 4th, 2018

AMA Summer 2018, Security News, Technology News, Human News, Ideas, Discovery, and the weekly Recommendation and Aphorism…

17:36 | Aug 20th, 2018

TLS 1.3, BurpSuite Improvements, Google Ad Database, Russian Attack Sattelites, Amazon Theaters, Google AI Cooling, Wheat Genome, Giant Magellan Telescope, Carb Ratios, Leg Exercise and Cognitive Health, Ideas, Discovery, Notes, Recommendations, and ...Show More

27:48 | Jul 22nd, 2018

GRU ATT&CK analysis, Assange to the UK, Cisco backdoors, DARPA electronics, faces from genomes, viz.ai, open plans are bad, Best Buy consulting, ultrasound vs. dementia, 4 day work weeks, ideas, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week!

34:56 | Jul 11th, 2018

Twitter deleting accounts, deepfakes, location leaks, Rekognition, bio databases, juggalo makeup, iOS 12 security, Siri upgrades, and more…

29:47 | Jun 26th, 2018

Predicting your credit rating based on the tech you use, Russians attack Germans, WPA3, China bird drones, AT&T and Verison to stop selling our location data, Facebook red team, Twitter Smyte, plus tech, humans, discovery, and more…

11:20 | Jun 12th, 2018

Reboot your router, China hacked a U.S. Navy contractor and stole around 600GB of top secret data. Newark, NJ is monitoring much of the city with surveillance cameras, and they're making the camera footage available to the public. Facebook also share...Show More

10:43 | Jun 4th, 2018

Pentagon background checks, China using machine learning in schools, Rusian ethnicity detecting AI, US Military presence in Africa, Atlanta lost dashcam footage, Kidnapping insurance, Technology News, Ideas, Recommendation, Aphorism, and more…

09:33 | May 29th, 2018

VPNFilter botnet, Echo private convo, Ghostery GDPR fail, PornHub VPN, Technology News, Human News, Ideas, Trends, & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, the weekly Aphorism, and more…

09:09 | May 25th, 2018

VPNFilter botnet, LA + Palantir, Amazon Surveillance, Momentum report, Clapper says Russia turned the election, Chinese supply chain attacks, Tech News, Human News, Ideas, Discovery, Recommendation, the Aphorism, and more…

12:26 | May 18th, 2018

Regulators aren't staffed to audit you on GDPR, inaudible Siri and Alexa commands, iOS 4 is bringing lots of privacy updates, California DNA storage, technology news, human news, Ideas, recommendation, the weekly aphorism, and more…

07:03 | May 16th, 2018

How enterprises are completely ignoring the security activity that could help the most.

19:14 | Apr 9th, 2018

It's 2 billion users now, Liinux beep, Digital Shadows finds fail files, cloud misconfiguration, AlterEgo, AI applications, Alexa sending payments, Tech, Ideas, Recommendation, Aphorism, and more…

27:24 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Atlanta disabled, MyFitnessPal hacked, Cambridge Analytica election tampering, Drupal, Saks, DARPA drones, Cloudflare 1.1.1.1, Slack bosses, Democratic Chinese AIs, Georgia facepalm, tech, humans, ideas, and more…

17:24 | Mar 13th, 2018

Chinese at CanSecWest, Applebees POS, Palantir, Poisoning, TensorFlow DoD, Amazon laughing, Google 72-qbits, Amazon FinTech, Android P, and more…

12:23 | Mar 6th, 2018

GitHub DDoS, Celebrite Attacks, AI warnings, Palantir in New Orleans, Grub Backspace, 4G attacks, Space Corps, Amazon wins Defense Department deal, tech news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendation, aphorism, and more…

51:44 | Feb 20th, 2018

Parkland tampering, Avoid Huawei, Bongo S3, Facebook 2FA Spam, Android Cryptojacking, Spyware Hacking, Password Dating, Technology News, Human News, Trends, Ideas & Analysis, Data & Statistics, Discovery, Recommendations, Aphorism, and more…

22:01 | Feb 12th, 2018

Chinese AR glasses, Cisco ASA flaws, Russian Nuclear Cryptomining, Marine quadcopters, POS Skimmers, Chrome HTTP, technology news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

14:02 | Feb 5th, 2018

Olympic security drones, Alexa trickery, Chinese quantum satellite, Audio Adversary Examples, BeeToken Ethereum theft, App Store Security, Cryptomining, technology news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

14:46 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Social engineering, breach impact, Chinese turncoat, Android spy kit, Hawaiian OPSEC, Russian cables, bypassing CloudFlare, technology news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

30:11 | Jan 8th, 2018

Meltdown & Spectre, India's Database, Criminals and Monero, Equifax Non-action, technology news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

08:25 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Many people, in many fields, think Machine Learning won't replace their analysts because their humans are better than an algorithm. But it's not just about side-by-side comparisons. The bigger question is, "what percentage of the data can humans actu...Show More

05:20 | Jan 3rd, 2018

How it's shortsighted and irresponsible for InfoSec professionals to fear-monger on IoT Security, and what we should be saying instead.

28:01 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Swatting death, Ethereum kidnap, Chinese dystopia, Alteryx S3 bucket, Starbucks Monero, Forever21, Microphone ads, technology news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

23:31 | Dec 18th, 2017

TRITON, 1.4 billion credentials, HP keyloggers, iTunes Bitcoin laundering, removing credit card signatures, technologgy news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week…

25:42 | Dec 12th, 2017

NiceHash hacked, Apple bugs, Stealing Cars via Relay, Crypto Collusion, technologgy news, human news, discovery, notes, recommendations, and the aphorism of the week… Support the show.

28:32 | Nov 27th, 2017

Uber's mess, Google tracking users, AI finding missiles, drone disclosure, net neutrality, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

26:08 | Nov 20th, 2017

Github security, China IW, Brexit IW, S3 again, Quad9 DNS security, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

35:23 | Nov 13th, 2017

Verizon’s DBIR Report, sleeping fingerprints, IoT legislation, S3 security tools, AI tricks scammers, SEALs kill Green Beret, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

23:16 | Nov 6th, 2017

Russian IW memes, POTUS Twitter, Texas Attack, Silence Trojan, NotPetya Damages, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

29:10 | Oct 31st, 2017

Information Warfare, AI vs. CAPTCHA, Google Bug Bug, DARPA Drone Swarms, USB Fail, Medical Extortion, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

06:02 | Oct 26th, 2017

The InfoSec community needs to learn how to shepherd the public through new technology instead of joining them in fleeing from it. Support the show.

04:32 | Oct 26th, 2017

The ways that terrorism and violence are different, and why it's important that we don't confuse them. Support the show.

32:54 | Oct 23rd, 2017

The Reaper botnet, Google Advanced Email Protection, Bitcoin Over $6,000, Duo's $70 million, Dubai going to facial recognition, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

36:31 | Oct 16th, 2017

Major WPA2 Flaw, Suburu hack, Vulnerable Container Ships, F-35 Data Stolen, Accenture S3 Buckets, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

34:00 | Oct 11th, 2017

Russians vs. NSA, ArcSight vs. Russia, DISQUS breach, TrendMicro vulnerability, Stamos, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

11:06 | Oct 2nd, 2017

IE leak, Whole Foods, Sonic, Apple Open-sources Kernels, Equifax $15 million retirement, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

33:27 | Sep 25th, 2017

Deloitte hacked, Equifax fumbles, SEC hacked, iCloud ransom, Adobe PGP facepalm, Verizon S3 buckets, CCleaner, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

42:31 | Sep 18th, 2017

Equifax fallout, BlueBorne, Microsoft RCE, iPhone X, Dumping AWS, Cassini, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

29:57 | Sep 11th, 2017

Equifax, Hutchins got Krebs'd, Russia used Facebook, Energy hacking, Anti-protester AI, High-pitched Assistant hacking, tech news, human news, ideas, discovery, recommendations, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

37:55 | Sep 4th, 2017

465K pacemaker patches, instagram leak, DJI bounty, Marketing departments messing up security news, false dichotomy in complex issues, IRS social media mining, death of the Sun, more fake Wells Fargo accounts, human echolocation, facial gestures as i...Show More

30:33 | Aug 28th, 2017

Swedish gov leak, OPM hacking arrest, cybersecurity spending $1T, Oreo, Whole Amazon Foods, intelligence genes, false dichotomy of conflicting ideas, OPSEC obscurity, discovery, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

35:24 | Aug 20th, 2017

Serious CANBUS issue, Cyber as a branch of the service?, iOS 11 Cop Mode, biometric wearables, Bill Joy battery, bitcoin forking again, ideas, discovery, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

22:00 | Aug 15th, 2017

Amazon Macie, APT28, Cuba sonic attacks, Palantir and police, DNA malware, confusing self-driving cars, ideas, discovery, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

26:01 | Jul 10th, 2017

The future of security testing, nuclear plant hacks, Android malware, satellite decryption, wildcard certs, military encryption, gsuite protections, WWE S3, tesla 3, jawbone, drone hacking, mental aging, millionare GPAs, discovery, recommendations, t...Show More

26:31 | Jun 27th, 2017

Petya ransomware worm, RNC breach, Anthem settlement, Russians want source code, risk ratings, patching, ICOs, ideas, discovery, recommendation, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

19:59 | Jun 12th, 2017

Live from London, Gamestop hacked, PowerPoint malware, Chinese Apple Hack, XSS, WWDC summary, FDA approves cancer drug, heroin $51B, ideas, discovery, recommendation, aphorism, and more… Support the show.

27:30 | Jun 4th, 2017

OneLogin, Extortion, Coinbase, Pandemic, Booz, Mobile Apps, Electricity, AI voices, Sheets, Walmart, Karoshi, APIs, discovery, aphorisms, and more… Support the show.

32:59 | May 23rd, 2017

WannaCry, Intel leaks, DocuSign phishing, cockpit codes, Delta facial recognition, China vs. CIA, WordPress bug bounty, Marines and drones, HPE R&D, Watts, graduates only making 40K, China's DNA project, honeymoons vs. rings, Sherrif Eli, retirees ho...Show More

30:45 | May 14th, 2017

The WannaCry ransomware worm, the president's EO, Macron hacking, HP backdoors, laptop bans, Amazon releases, Chinese online commerce, CRISPR, Germany and renewable energy, beetles, dental health as social indicator, Reading superpowers, Net Neutrali...Show More

17:45 | May 2nd, 2017

Verizon's DBIR report, Chipotle (again), USAF bounty, NSA surveillance hampered, Android hacks, Taser and computer vision, Google fights fake news, Exercise types & mental skills, Perfect pitch recording, Lifecasting, RF X-Ray, discovered links, and ...Show More

34:44 | Apr 23rd, 2017

DoublePulsar in the wild, vigilante IoT worms, Bose listening headphones, PoS hacking sentence, Google ad blocking, best anti-aging exercises, unqualified Indian engineers, , discovered links, and more… Support the show.

52:29 | Apr 17th, 2017

Shadow Brokers, fingerprinting Netflix traffic, Magneto vuln, Juniper advisories, Amazon speaker tech, Facebook's 100Gbit optical switches, Google Hire, Minecraft currency, a solar-powered water harvester, OWASP Top 10 draft comments, remote SSH, EC2...Show More

1:16:09 | Apr 10th, 2017

Word 0-day, BrickerBot, iOS GIF, Russian arrested, Tizen, OilRig, APT10 MSPs, Dallas sirens, ATM drilling, Watson golf, Uber Italy, AI memory, links, projects, and more… Support the show.

1:03:07 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Apple fixed tons of bugs, hacking smart TVs over DVB-T, gift card bots, handgun AIs, Uber manipulations, AI vs. jobs, how to read more, cloud secret management, OPSEC and phishing, links, projects, and more… Support the show.

42:50 | Mar 26th, 2017

Half of Android devices haven't been patched in over a year, Tavisclosure, NEST camera flaws, senate vs. privacy, electronics ban, bad Let's Encrypt certs, Moodle SQLi, infosec venture capital drying up, IBM employees heading into the office, Twitter...Show More

24:30 | Mar 20th, 2017

Russians at it again, Microsoft and Adobe updates, PoS breaches, US-CERT throws TLS shade, epilepsy tweet stalking, Tesla's billion, lip-reading AI, autonomous BMWs, Fiber Lasers, taxing robots, Green Zones and Red Zones, AI disruption of healthcare,...Show More

27:11 | Mar 13th, 2017

The Vault7 CIA dump, Russian shenanigans, Dahua, Verifone, mandatory genetic testing, Wordpress, atomic storage, Google Kaggles, presenting at HouSecCon, fasting research, data wars, chaos, voice interfaces, tools, projects, and more… Support the ...Show More

37:44 | Mar 6th, 2017

Amazon's S3 outage, Uber greyballing, fooling AI, DNS RATs, automating human jobs, suicide and ML, post-work IQ and creativity, greatness vs. imperfection, media choice, tools, projects, and more… Support the show.

31:24 | Feb 27th, 2017

CloudBleed, SHA1-1, White House Leaks, Planets, Satellites, Drones vs. Eagles, InfoSec Jobs, ExFil, IQ and Creativity in a Post-work World, Weaponized Narrative, Security Tools, Tons of Great Links, and more… Support the show.

29:18 | Feb 21st, 2017

My recap of RSA 2017, Google's zero-trust implementation, Trump domain hacked, robots doing your taxes, the IoT Security train analogy, the future of authentication, toolswatch best tools of 2016, and more… Support the show.

22:26 | Feb 7th, 2017

Tax phishing, Microsoft SMB vulnerability, Cellebrite tools released, Computer interfaces, Centrism, Mobile 2.0, new projects, more… Support the show.

05:30 | Feb 1st, 2017

A short essay on how it's possible to experience free will without it being real. Support the show.

46:43 | Jan 30th, 2017

Peak Prevention at AppSec Cali, Austrian Hotel Ransomware, Russian FSB Drama, WordPress Issues, AV Conflicts, Uber Pays Another Company's Bounty, Data Science, Rules for Rulers… Support the show.

28:00 | Jan 22nd, 2017

An OWASP Gaming Security Framework, infosec news, OPSEC is obscurity, AMP is a horrible idea, the End of Twitter, the Sound of Silence, chaning your Echo wake word, RAWGraphs, Ask Lesley, and more… Support the show.

39:35 | Jan 16th, 2017

Nasty new GMail phishing bug, Microsoft kills security bulletins, ShadowBrokers go dark, Cellebrite hacked, Combining sensor data with machine learning, the tradeoff between privacy and IoT functionality, and more… Support the show.

04:27 | Jan 14th, 2017

The elusive center of happiness is gratitude, and the reason seems to be evolution. Support the show.

12:09 | Jan 13th, 2017

An essay about the Russian hacking attribution issue, and how people who cannot differentiate the credibility of information sources are ultimately set to believe anything rather than nothing. Support the show.

31:42 | Jan 11th, 2017

How we know Russia did it, the FBI using Best Buy, an IBM study on ransomware, MongoDB hacks, and more… Support the show.

02:25 | Dec 27th, 2016

A short piece on why I don't like New Years resolutions, and the four things I prefer to do instead.  Support the show.

14:50 | Dec 19th, 2016

This week's topics: Yahoo!, Shadowbrokers, Building Your Own Honeytrapping Infrastructure, The Power of Newsletters, Project Aristotle, and more… Support the show.

29:02 | Dec 12th, 2016

This week’s topics: Russia gave us attribution for Christmas, the NSA is shedding talent, the evilest ransomware, how to raise someone's IQ in 2 minutes, and more… Support the show.

14:51 | Dec 5th, 2016

Gooligan, Korean Game Hacking Law, DoubleFlag Experian Hack, Georgia Tech Attribution Research, Amazon's re:Invent Conference Highlights, recommended links, and more… Support the show.

24:10 | Nov 28th, 2016

Biowarfare defenses, AI advances, mergers and acquisitions, Facebook and censorship, IoT definitions, the philosophy of Westworld, and more... Support the show.

05:46 | Nov 27th, 2016

My essay that clearly separates the differences between the core infosec terms of threat, threat actor, vulnerabilty, and risk. Support the show.

04:02 | Nov 22nd, 2016

An essay on the differences in approaches when dealing with the intrinsic lack of meaning in the universe.

03:54 | Nov 22nd, 2016

An essay on how complexity often communicates the exact opposite of its desired effect.

14:38 | Nov 21st, 2016

Britain's new surveillance law, CRISPR biotech, the Army's new Phaser, NIST's new IoT Security guidelines, ML-based facial recognition, and more...

40:59 | Nov 7th, 2016

Infosec, technology, and human news. Ideas, trends, and statistics. Recommended links. Tips and miscellanea.

1:00:38 | Oct 31st, 2016

Infosec news, technology news, human news, trend analysis, recommended links, and more…

37:24 | Oct 24th, 2016

MadCOW, Mirai, Resilience, Crowdsourced Policing, Security and Obscurity, News, More...

47:39 | Oct 18th, 2016

Russia, Election, Deepmind, AI, Verizon, and more…

30:01 | Sep 27th, 2016

Yahoo breach, Blind and Out of Band Vulns, DDoS, Authentication, more…

57:04 | Sep 19th, 2016

DDoS, Auto Vulns, State Actors, Hacking Elections, Vulnerability Naming, Meaning and Music, Fear of AI, and more…

34:09 | Sep 11th, 2016

Major new Android vulnerability, OPM report, OS X backdoor, USB Kill Device, Kill Decision, and more…

42:29 | Sep 7th, 2016

InfosSec News, Bounties/Pentests/Red Team, from Apps to APIs, Gaming Microservices, and more…

1:04:34 | Sep 1st, 2016

InfoSec News Analysis, CSRF vs. XSS, Unbranded Future Vision, Unsubscribe Risk, Security Matrices in InfoSec Projects, and more…
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34:13 | Aug 18th, 2016

Back after a break, InfoSec News, NSA hack, Red Blue and Purple Teams, and more!
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54:38 | May 31st, 2016

Infosec, technology, Apple, tools, analysis, and more…
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23:48 | May 14th, 2016

News, analysis, security report summaries, new security tools, and more...
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45:25 | May 2nd, 2016

Infosec news, tech news, analysis, papers, tools, and more…
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35:48 | Apr 25th, 2016

InfoSec news, new security tools, some cool talks, discussion about a few issues, and more!
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20:40 | Apr 18th, 2016

Patches, FBI and Apple, IoT Conference, Google site reliability report, URL shortener flaws, more…
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26:59 | Apr 11th, 2016

Mossak Forensca, FBI surveillance planes, iMessage flaws, app-layer-DDoS, more…
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13:29 | Apr 7th, 2016

I think a lot about how to become immortal. More than I should, probably. Many think it's a waste of time. Everyone dies, and it's foolish to think we can avoid it. This piece takes a different view, and describes a number of ways,
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37:29 | Apr 7th, 2016

New show branding and format, Panama papers leak, law firm hacking, data exifil via light bulbs, more…
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36:29 | Mar 28th, 2016

Verizon hacked, Hackers, Uber, SSD, Iranians, Apple, etc…
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32:17 | Mar 14th, 2016

FBI vs. Apple, Locky, OpenSSH, Seagate Phish, IR, Palo Alto, DROWN, and more…
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36:29 | Feb 28th, 2016

A response to Sam Harris on the topic of encryption…
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19:17 | Feb 23rd, 2016

Apple, Trump, FBI, Glibc, Teslacrypt, Hospital hack, more…
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42:15 | Feb 15th, 2016

Cisco, Windows, Flash, FBI, NSA, Tools, Talks, Analysis, more…
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22:54 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Super Bowl surveillance, Magneto, Virustotal, Israeli, Tools, Analysis, more…
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49:08 | Jan 25th, 2016

Backdoors, Autopwn, HD Moore, Fireye, DDoS, Linux Kernel, more…
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26:21 | Jan 19th, 2016

Trendmicro, Australia, SSH, Hyatt, New Tools, Talks, more…
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28:20 | Jan 11th, 2016

Norse, OPM, Juniper, CVE, GM, Hacker Manifesto, Sophos, more…
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55:05 | Jan 4th, 2016

Juniper backdoor, Fireye RCE, Hyatt hack, tools, talks, more…
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10:10 | Dec 13th, 2015

How people are very confused about the topic of security and obscurity.
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18:15 | Dec 13th, 2015

[ Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Android | RSS ] Topics for this episode: News [ ] Stringing Shodan to exploitation [ ] Why you need to check HaveIBeenPwned [ ] Another DELL root cert hacked [ ] ISIS OPSEC advice (data privacy, tor, crytocat,
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23:34 | Dec 7th, 2015

Topics for this episode: News and analysis [ ] Ads using high frequency sound to communicate across devices. The ultrasonic pitches are embedded into TV commercials or are played when a user encounters an ad displayed in a computer browser.
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03:53 | Nov 17th, 2015

Companies don't want employees, and they're doing their best to get rid of them. We should be getting ready for this.
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31:18 | Nov 16th, 2015

Topics for this episode: News and analysis [ ] A couple of months into my job with IOActive [ ] Paris Attacks: resilience vs. prevention [ ] Updating the OWASP IoT Project (no longer the Top 10) It’s an umbrella project.
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26:58 | Aug 25th, 2015

Topics for this episode: News and analysis Sonar framework Schneider Electric SCADA issues revealed at DEFCON Ashley Madison hack, extortion will become more common, passwords added to SecLists Hackers attack PR firm and manipulate stocks Uber is qua...Show More
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18:31 | Jul 19th, 2015

[ NOTE: There are spoilers below, not just for this episode but for the show in general. ] Enough people have asked me to start doing reviews of Mr. Robot episodes that I’m going to have a go at it. The deciding factor was the fact that I had such a ...Show More
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25:54 | Jul 12th, 2015

Topics for this episode: Announcements [ ] New desk, new mic setup News [ ] SSL vuln spoofing issue, requires mitm [ ] Sleepy puppy XSS Payload Management Framework [ ] Troy Hunt on tech presentations [ ] Stock market attacked and taken down.
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06:48 | Jul 7th, 2015

Topics for this episode: [ ] Hacking Team Hacked, show which oppressive governments bought their software [ ] No exploits for non-jailbroken iPhone [ ] The FBI spent 775K on Hacking Team software [ ] Citi creating a digital currency,
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14:17 | Jun 29th, 2015

Topics for this episode: iOS flaw The Chinese hacking campaign against the US Breach at Recorded future Hacking cars through key fobs NSA/GCHQ hacking of people through security software Snowden’s documents in the hands of the Chinese and Russians Sa...Show More
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22:50 | Jun 15th, 2015

Notes The intro track is from one of my favorite EDM artists: Zomby. The song is ‘Orion’, and it’s from the ‘With Love’ album. Highly recommended if you like chill EDM.
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42:55 | Jun 12th, 2015

Notes The intro track is from one of my favorite EDM artists: Zomby. The song is ‘Orion’, and it’s from the ‘With Love’ album. Highly recommended if you like chill EDM.
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13:47 | Apr 8th, 2015

Play Podcast START CONTENT Singtel buys Trustwave Snowden does interview with John Oliver CheckPoint buys Lacoon Everyone’s trying to do everything, which gives the big people a major advantage China melted GitHub MiTM’d Baidu traffic and modified it...Show More
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16:56 | Mar 30th, 2015

Play Podcast START CONTENT Twitch, a game streaming service owned by Amazon, was hacked last week Passwords, emails, usernames, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth Amazon bought them last year for almost 1 billion dollars Bar Mitzvah attack on T...Show More
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22:01 | Mar 16th, 2015

Play Podcast START CONTENT There was another SQL Injection bug found in SEO by Yoast It required admins to click a malicious link Was patched quickly It’s the plugins that make WordPress vulnerable Attackers are targeting gamers for ransomware Virloc...Show More
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12:58 | Mar 9th, 2015

START CONTENT Sorry about the audio last week; wireless headsets don’t compare to the Yeti The CIA is focusing on cyberespionage in its new management Anthem is refusing an audit by the OIG office–an org that audits health care groups that provide se...Show More
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16:25 | Mar 3rd, 2015

START CONTENT New SSL attack called FREAK Has to do with falling RSA back to a deprecated and weak level Requires the client and server are both vulnerable The solution is to patch Many orgs will also want to note which servers were vulnerable The le...Show More
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08:40 | Feb 24th, 2015

START CONTENT New stuxnet like piece of malware was discovered Was found by Kaspersky Has infected thousands of computers, mostly in Iran The malware is the most advanced ever found Can hide on the computer even after reinstall Many of the names used...Show More
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12:29 | Feb 17th, 2015

START CONTENT Ukrainian banks hacked for up to 1 Billion dollars Evidently installed malware on bank admin machines using phishing Not sure they have an FDIC As if the Ukraine didn’t have enough problems 10 million password project Mark Burnett poste...Show More
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07:16 | Feb 8th, 2015

START CONTENT Anthem, the second largest healthcare company, had a major breach They lost around 80 million socials, addresses, emails, etc., which is roughly double the Target breach There’s speculation that it was China,