Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Naked Security Podcast Episode 6

This week, Naked Security editor-in-chief Anna Brading talks to Sophos experts Paul Ducklin, Mark Stockley and Matthew Boddy about: a security flaw in the WhatsApp app, a shopping site compromise using rogue JavaScript, and the in-your-face cybercrime known as...

Naked Security Podcast Episode 5

Naked Security experts Paul Ducklin, Matt Boddy and Mark Stockley teach you what to do about the recent Facebook breach, and discuss how to make mobile security more than just "some annoying thing on my phone that gets in...

Mobile security – how to have your cake and eat it

Join us as we talk to Sophos security expert Matt Boddy about how you can embrace the "bring your own" world of 21st century IT while staying safe and secure at the same time.

Privacy – can you have too much of a good thing?

Should we have more privacy to protect us from cybercriminals, or less privacy so those selfsame cybercrooks can't hide so easily? Join Sophos security experts Paul Ducklin and James Burchell for a lively discussion that is informative, entertaining –...

Trends in malware – ransomware, cryptojacking, what next?

When it comes to learning about the latest trends in malware, there's no one we'd rather talk to than SophosLabs Principal Researcher Fraser Howard. Join us as Fraser explains how to "know your enemies" so you can fight them...

Don’t take fright – get web security right

No website is too small, and no website too big, that it is out of the reach of hacktivists, online vandals, bad actors and unreconstructed cybercrooks. So web security is vital - but how to get it right? Join us...

Welcome to the wonderful world of GDPR! Where next?

GDPR enforcement started in May 2018. Where next? Join Sophos Naked Security's Paul Ducklin and Vincent Vanbiervliet, Product Manager of Data Protection at Sophos, as they talk about how to turn security into a business asset - a value to...

“WannaCrypt” ransomware scam widely spammed out

A cybersecurity scare about ransomware called "WannaCrypt" has been widely spammed out. This one, fortunately, is a scam - there isn't any malware - but the attack that the crooks describe could, in theory, be pulled off. Matt Boddy...

Chet Chat 271 – June 14, 2018

This week's podcast finds Chet and John both enjoying some well deserved time in their respective homes. Topics include an overview of InfoSec Europe and BSides London, the dangers of not providing password management tools, how small mistakes lead...

Chet Chat 270 – June 7, 2018

Chester and Ben talk about the week's security news including the latest Flash and Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerabilities, insecure toys being yanked from major retailers, Naked Security's award winning performance at InfoSec Europe 2018, the debate of a public...

FBI issues bulletin about “VPNFilter” malware

The FBI just issued a VPNFilter malware warning saying, "Reboot your routers now!" But why? And will it help? Kimberly Truong and Paul Ducklin of Sophos investigate.

Naked Security Podcast Episode 4

Charlotte Williams from Naked Security talks to Sophos experts Matt Boddy and Paul Ducklin about the EFAIL in email, a gift-horse bug in Red Hat Linux, and what happens when sniffer dogs join your cybersecurity team. (Music: http://www.purple-planet.com and https://codices.bandcamp.com)

Chet Chat 269 – May 18, 2018

This week's podcast finds Chet hosting from Hong Kong with guest Ben Verschaeren. Topics covered include the eFail disclosure, Adobe Reader vulns, Chili's credit card theft, LocationSmart leaking cell locations and Android requirements to stay up to date.

Chet Chat 268 – May 10, 2018

Chester Wisniewski is joined by Greg Iddon from London in this week's Chet Chat. They discuss the latest Drupal attacks, patch urgency, the IC3 report on cybercrime and the cost of cryptomining.

Naked Security Podcast Episode 3

Charlotte Williams from the award-winning computer security website Naked Security talks to Sophos experts Matt Boddy and Paul Ducklin about old-school malware, how to judge Patch Tuesday, and what to do about Facebook. (Music: http://www.purple-planet.com and https://codices.bandcamp.com)

Japan Orders Facebook to Improve Data Protection

The Japanese government on Monday ordered Facebook to improve protection of users' personal information following data breaches affecting tens of millions of people worldwide. read more

If Facebook buys a security company, how will it retain the staff who absolutely hate Facebook?

According to reports, Facebook is planning to acquire a cybersecurity firm. But what will the security boffins think of working for Mark Zuckerberg of all people?
The Register

jQuery? More like preyQuery: File upload tool can be exploited to hijack at-risk websites

Flaw present for the past eight years, easy to exploit, and there are thousands of forks A serious vulnerability in a widely used, and widely forked, jQuery file upload plugin may have been exploited for years by hackers to...

Watch how a Tesla Model S was stolen with just a tablet

Criminals were able to dupe the Tesla’s passive entry system into giving them access, and letting them drive away. (But only after they struggled to unplug it.)

Facebook Rumored to Be Hunting for Major Cybersecurity Acquisition

Goal appears both a bid to bolster its own security and its tattered reputation for privacy, according to reporting by The Information.