Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Episode 205 – Google’s Camille Stewart: InfoSec’s Lack of Diversity is a Cyber Risk

In this interview, Camille Stewart, Google’s Head of Security Policy for Google Play and Android explains how understanding how systemic racism influences cyber security is integral to protecting the American people and defending the country from cyber adversaries. The...
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Exclusive: Flaws in Zoom’s Keybase App Kept Chat Images From Being Deleted

A serious flaw in Zoom’s Keybase secure chat application left copies of images contained in secure communications on Keybase users’ computers after they were supposedly deleted. The post Exclusive: Flaws in Zoom’s Keybase App Kept Chat Images From Being Deleted...
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Episode 204: Josh Corman of CISA on securing the Vaccine Supply Chain

Joshua Corman, the Chief Strategist for Healthcare and COVID on CISA’s COVID Task Force, joins us to talk about the myriad of cyber threats facing healthcare and the vaccine distribution system and how the federal government is working to...
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Episode 203: Don’t Hack The Water and Black Girls Hack Founder Tennisha Martin

In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#203) we talk about the apparent hack of a water treatment plant in Oldsmar Florida with Frank Downs of the firm BlueVoyant. In our second segment: is infosec’s lack of diversity...
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Episode 202: The Byte Stops Here – Biden’s Cyber Agenda

Even before Solar Storm, Joe Biden had made it clear that a cyber security reset was needed. But what will that reset look like? To understand a bit better what might be in store in the months ahead we...
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Episode 201: Bug Hunting with Sick Codes

The work of vulnerability research has changed a lot in the last two decades. In this episode, Security Ledger Podcast host Paul Roberts chats with the independent researcher known as “Sick Codes” about the growing risk of open source...
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Episode 200: Sakura Samurai Wants To Make Hacking Groups Cool Again. And: Automating Our Way Out of PKI Chaos

In this episode of the podcast (#200), sponsored by Digicert: John Jackson, founder of the group Sakura Samurai talks to us about his quest to make hacking groups cool again. Also: we talk with Avesta Hojjati of the firm...
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Researchers Test UN’s Cybersecurity, Find Data on 100k

Independent security researchers testing the security of the United Nations were able to compromise public-facing servers and a cloud-based development account for the U.N. and lift data on more than 100,000 staff and employees, according to a report released...
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Episode 199 COVID’s Other Legacy: Data Theft and Enterprise Insecurity

In this episode of the podcast (#199), sponsored by LastPass, we talk with Sareth Ben of Securonix about how massive layoffs that have resulted from the COVID pandemic put organizations at far greater risk of data theft. In our...
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Episode 198: Must Hear Interviews from 2020

Trying times have a way of peeling back the curtains and seeing our world with new eyes. We The post Episode 198: Must Hear Interviews from 2020 appeared first on The Security Ledger. Related StoriesEpisode 195: Cyber Monday Super Deals...
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Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive Data

Neopets, the virtual pets website has exposed a wide range of sensitive data online including information that might be used to identify site users, security researchers report. The post Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive Data...
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Update: Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive Data

Neopets, the virtual pets website has exposed a wide range of sensitive data online including information that might be used to identify site users, security researchers report. The post Update: Neopets Is Still A Thing And Its Exposing Sensitive...
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DHS Looking Into Cyber Risk from TCL Smart TVs

The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the agency was assessing the cyber risk of smart TVs sold by the Chinese electronics giant TCL, following reports that the devices may give the company "back door"...
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Update: DHS Looking Into Cyber Risk from TCL Smart TVs

The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the agency was assessing the cyber risk of smart TVs sold by the Chinese electronics giant TCL, following reports that the devices may give the company "back door"...
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Episode 197: The Russia Hack Is A 5 Alarm Fire | Also: Shoppers Beware!

In this podcast, sponsored by LastPass, former U.S. CISO Greg Touhill joins us to talk about news of a vast hack of U.S. government networks, which he calls a "five alarm fire" reportedly set by Russia. The post Episode 197:...
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Dairy Giant Lactalis Targeted by Hackers

France-based dairy giant Lactalis revealed last week that it was targeted by hackers, but claimed that it had found no evidence of a data breach. The company said a malicious third party attempted to breach its computer network, but it...
Graham Cluley

Crypto firm Tether says it won’t pay $24 million ransom after being threatened with document leak

Controversial cryptocurrency developer Tether says it will not give in to extortionists who are demanding a 500 Bitcoin ransom payment (currently worth approximately US $24 million).
Bruce Schneier

Mysterious Macintosh Malware

This is weird: Once an hour, infected Macs check a control server to see if there are any new commands the malware should run or binaries to execute. So far, however, researchers have yet to observe delivery of any payload...

What Did I Just Read? A Conversation With the Authors of '2034'

Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis discuss their inspirations, personal experiences, and what keeps them up at night.

2034, Part VI: Crossing the Red Line

“Eventually, the Americans would find them. But by then it would be too late.”