Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Purple Squad Security

Episode 57 – Tinker After Dark – Tinker Tales by the Fire

There were more than a few of you who were anxiously awaiting his return, and he’s back!  Tinker joins me once again to share some stories from his adventures in hackerland.  In addition, I have given Tinker free reign...
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Episode 56 – John Reads: Choose Your Own Red Team Adventure

A few weeks ago, Sam King on Twitter mentioned me in a tweet that included a link to a Medium post, but not just any Medium post.  Tim MalcomVetter had posted up an “Choose Your Own Red Team Adventure”,...
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Episode 55 – Talking Privacy with Matt Beland

For most security professionals, we view the CIA triad as our grail.  No, not the US government agency that works around the world doing a lot of questionable things, but rather the more tame version of Confidentiality, Integrity, and...
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Episode 54 – Tribe of Hackers with Marcus J. Carey

Tribe of Hackers is a recently released book by Marcus Carey and Jennifer Jin that is a collection of stories from member of our community, or tribe as Marcus describes it.  This was a great and insightful interview, and...
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Episode 53 – #Ginfosec with @InfoSecSherpa – All About Cons!

Once again I am pleased to share a #ginfosec episode with the woman who helps guide others through the mountains of infosec, Tracy InfoSecSherpa Maleeff!  In this extended episode Tracy and I speak about conferences from the attendee point...
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Episode 52 – John The Generalist

This week John goes solo and decides to talk about a recent threat he spun up about on Twitter, naming himself as a generalist within Information Security and discussing what that means to him. Some links of interest: John’s Twitter Thread   We...
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Episode 51 – Fireside Chat with Chris Foulon

Chris Foulon stops by for a fireside chat to talk about breaking into Infosec.  For those unfamiliar with the fireside chat series, this is where we come in with a topic but no other real agenda.  It’s a casual...
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Episode 50 – Tabletop D&D with Tim De Block, Ed Rojas, Daniel Ebbutt, and Kyle Andrus

It’s that time again!  Yes, another Tabletop D&D episode is upon us!  This time I asked Timothy de Block from the Exploring Information Security podcast to join me, along with a few interesting characters.  Let’s just say this particular...
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Episode 49 – The Red Team Life with Curtis Brazzell

Magecart – a web-based credit card skimming kit used by various groups to grab ahold of online shoppers credit cards.  Interesting?  You bet!  On this episode of the Purple Squad Security podcast I have Yonathan Klijnsma, Head Researcher at RiskIQ, joining...
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Episode 48 – All About Magecart with Yonathan Klijnsma

Magecart – a web-based credit card skimming kit used by various groups to grab ahold of online shoppers credit cards.  Interesting?  You bet!  On this episode of the Purple Squad Security podcast I have Yonathan Klijnsma, Head Researcher at RiskIQ, joining...
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Episode 47 – Happy New Year! Show Updates and Other News

Welcome to 2019!  John goes solo in this episode and talks about his personal goals for 2019, plus some updates for the show that should make things a bit more structured and hopefully more interesting for the listeners. Some links...
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Episode 46 – Holiday Special – Storytime with Jayson E. Street

Continuing our storytime theme for the holidays, on this week’s show we have a special guest, Jayson E. Street!  For those who follow Jayson online, his hacker adventures bring him to all sorts of interesting places.  Jayson shares a...
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Episode 45.1 – Holiday Special – Storytime with Tinker – NO MUSIC!!!

Hey everyone, this is a re-release of episode 45 with Tinker, but this one is WITHOUT the background music.  I hope this makes up for the snafu in an otherwise great interview! Happy December everyone!  Whatever holiday you may be...
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Episode 45 – Holiday Special – Storytime with Tinker

Happy December everyone!  Whatever holiday you may be celebrating this season, may it be enjoyable.  I’ve decided for the month of December to treat myself, by having a bunch of people I hold in high regard to join me...
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Episode 43 – Not all vulnerabilities are created equal with Tanya Janca

Vulnerability disclosure is one of those things that either brings a smile or a scowl to your face, depending on what end of the disclosure you’re on.  For some, it’s a thing of pride, and hopefully a monetary reward! ...

6 Security Tips That’ll Keep the Summer Fun

Taking some time off this summer? Before you head out on vacation, make sure your devices and apps are also ready.
TechRepublic

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization

Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes.
TechRepublic

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud’s debacle

This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job.
SC Magazine

ACLU tells Ga. Supreme Court Fourth Amendment should apply to personal data stored by cars

Fourth Amendment protections should apply to personal data in a car’s Event Data Recorder, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will argue before the Georgia Supreme Court today. The state’s high court is hearing oral arguments in Mobley v. State, which challenges law...
PC Mag

Can Anything Protect Us From Deepfakes?

Along with fake news, forged videos have become a national security concern, especially as the 2020 presidential elections draw near. Researchers at the University of Surrey have developed a solution that might solve the problem.