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Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.

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Risky Business #531 — Australia’s political parties targeted, the Witt indictment and more

Adam Boileau is along this week to discuss the week’s security news, which also features comment from Dmitri Alperovitch, Klon Kitchen and The Grugq. We cover: Former USAF counterintelligence official indicted over spearphishing, leaking secrets Australia’s major political parties...
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Risky Business #530 — UAE’s Project Raven, Bezosgate and more

Adam Boileau is back in the news seat this week. We talk about: Amazing Reuters report on UAE’s “Project Raven” Bezos’ dick pics, Saudi Arabia and a creepy brother US government security staffers play post-shutdown catch-up Krebs:...
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Risky Biz Soap Box: Polyswarm builds a marketplace for AV engines

As regular listeners know, this isn’t the regular weekly Risky Business podcast, all Soap Box podcasts are paid promotions. We ran 10 of these last year, we’re running more of them this year – the total number is up...
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Risky Business #529 — Special guest Rob Joyce, NSA

There’s no news segment in this week’s show. Instead, you’re going to hear a long-form feature interview I did with the NSA’s Rob Joyce. Rob is probably best known for his tenure as special assistant to the president on cybersecurity...
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Risky Business #528 — Huawei dinged, epic FaceTime and Exchange bugs

Adam Boileau co-hosts this week’s Risky Business episode. We talk about: The Huawei indictments The epic Facetime logic bug The even more epic Exchange privesc bug CISA’s “fix yo DNS” directive Black Cube busted doing shady...
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Risky Business #527 — Featuring Alex Stamos, The Grugq, Susan Hennessey, Brian Krebs, Kelly Shortridge and Bobby Chesney

Alex Stamos co-hosts this week’s episode. Topics discussed include: DNC says Russia tried to own its servers in November 2018 South Korean Defence Ministry owned Lazarus Group busy in Chile West African banks suffer multiple intrusions ...
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Risky Business #526 — Huawei arrest in Poland, DPRK SWIFT hack conviction, more from the El Chapo trial

This week’s podcast features Patrick and Adam talking about the week’s security news, including: Huawei staffer arrested for spying in Poland Conviction in DPRK SWIFT hack against Bangladesh central bank El Chapo used Flexispy to spy on mistresses...
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Risky Business #525 — Back on deck for 2019!

In this week’s show Adam Boileau and Patrick Gray discuss the security news of the last few weeks, including: German politicians pwnt, suspect arrested Possible ransomware attack affects US newspapers Mass 2FA bypasses impacting Gmail users in Middle...
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Risky Biz Soap Box: From 2 billion events to 350 alerts with Respond Software

Soap Box is the podcast series we do here at Risky.Biz where we have detailed discussions with vendors about all sorts of stuff – sometimes it’s about their products, other times it’s about the landscape as they see it,...
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Risky Business #524 — Huawei CFO arrested, US Government dumps on Equifax

This is the last weekly Risky Business podcast for 2018. We’ll be posting a Soap Box edition early next week then going on break until January 9. In this week’s show Adam Boileau and Patrick Gray discuss the week’s security...
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Snake Oilers 8 part 2: Forticode’s Cipherise, device features from Exabeam and SentinelOne on “active EDR”

Snake Oilers is the podcast where we get a bunch of vendors together to pitch their stuff – they all pay to participate, just so you know – and today we’re going to hear three pitches from tech companies:...
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Risky Business #523 — So many breaches

This week’s show features Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discussing the week’s security news, including: The Marriott, Quora, Dell and Sky Brazil data breaches Kashoggi associate to sue NSO Group Australia’s AA Bill set to pass NZ...
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Snake Oilers 8 part 1: Rapid7’s InsightAppSec, Whitesource and Virus Total Enterprise

This is the first part of our final Snake Oilers edition for 2018. Snake OIlers, for people don’t know it, is the podcast where vendors pay to come on to the show to promote their wares. This series actually turned...
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Risky Business #522 — Alex Stamos co-hosts the show, reflects on Snowden disclosures

We’ve got a slightly different edition of the show this week – Alex Stamos is filling in for Adam Boileau this week in the news slot. Most of you know him as Facebook’s recently departed chief security officer. Alex also...
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Risky Biz Soap Box: MITRE ATT&CK Matrix, misconfigured security controls, attack sim and more!

The Soap Box podcast series is a wholly sponsored podcast series we do here at Risky.Biz – vendors pay to participate. This Soap Box edition is brought to you by AttackIQ. AttackIQ is a five-year-old company that makes an attack...

Can you really sniff out gas station card skimmers with your phone?

A viral post suggests (wrongly) that card skimmers always use Bluetooth. Anyway, just looking at nearby Bluetooth names doesn't help much...
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Canada Helping Australia Determine ‘Full Extent’ of Hack

Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency said Wednesday it is working with Canberra to try to determine the scale of computer hacking on Australia's parliament and political parties just months from an election. read more

Researcher: Not Hard for a Hacker to Capsize a Ship at Sea

Maritime transport still contributes in an important way to the world’s economy, with on-time shipments influencing everything from commodities availability and spot pricing to the stability of small countries. Unfortunately, capsizing a ship with a cyberattack is a relatively...
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30 years in: My, how SC and security have changed

1989. Acid wash jeans, Bon Jovi and the compassionate conservatism of the Reagan Era were actually, unironically popular. The Berlin Wall fell, free elections were held in the then Soviet Congress of Deputies, Vaclev Havel became president of Czechoslavakia,...
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WinPot ATM Malware Resembles a Slot Machine

A piece of malware targeting automated teller machines (ATMs) has an interface that looks like a slot machine, Kaspersky Lab reports.  Dubbed WinPot, the malware was initially detected in March last year, targeting the ATMs of a popular vendor to...