Saturday, November 17, 2018

Weekly Update 113

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - a scalable and dead accurate web application security solution. Scan thousands of web applications within just hours.Bit of a change of scenery this week; I've gone to the other end of the house whilst...

Weekly Update 112

Presently sponsored by: Do you desire peace of mind? The hackers don't wait, secure your website and mobile apps with Gold Security today.Wow, didn't the passwords discussions go nuts this week! Passwords suck and they must die, they're never...

Weekly Update 111

Presently sponsored by: DigiCert — RSA and ECC won't last forever. We're getting a head start on quantum-proof security now. See how.On my first attempt at recording this, I decided the framing was crooked after a couple of minutes...

Weekly Update 110

Presently sponsored by: Build scalable, reliable and secure cloud native applications with Tech FabricI'm home! And home for another 6 weeks at that which is rather exciting if I'm honest. Travel really takes its toll in so many ways...

Weekly Update 109

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesLast one before home time! But it has been an epic trip and as I say in the...

Weekly Update 108

Presently sponsored by: Do you desire peace of mind? The hackers don't wait, secure your website and mobile apps with Gold Security today.I'm in Texas! And I've had enough BBQ to last me a very long time. I'm here...

Weekly Update 107

Presently sponsored by: Quantum computing may spell the end of RSA and elliptic curve cryptography. Get ahead of quantum threats with tips from DigiCert's CTOIt's another "business as usual" week; past events, upcoming events, major security news, someone forgetting...

Weekly Update 106

Presently sponsored by: DigiCert Pro Tips: From locks to thermostats, IoT devices are everywhere in hospitality. Keep them secure with these 6 guidelines.Home again! Another NDC is down and I talk a little about how the talks were rated...

Weekly Update 105

Presently sponsored by: Build scalable, reliable and secure cloud native applications with Tech FabricIt's another day-late weekly update courtesy of another hectic week. Scott and I were at NDC Sydney doing a bunch of talks and other events and...

Weekly Update 104

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesWe're on a boat! This week, Scott Helme is back in town so I'm treating him to a...

Weekly Update 103

Presently sponsored by: Do you desire peace of mind? The hackers don't wait, secure your website and mobile apps with Gold Security today.It's been a week of travel for me with API Days in Melbourne on Tuesday, Fortinet Fast...

Weekly Update 102

Presently sponsored by: How fast can you update your security after an algorithm is compromised? Improve crypto agility with tips from DigiCert's CTOA few little bits and pieces this week ranging from a new web cam (primarily to do...

Weekly Update 101

Presently sponsored by: Build scalable, reliable and secure cloud native applications with Tech FabricHome! I got up early today to a balmy 16-degree winter's day as we approach the last week before spring and felt genuinely thankful to be...

Weekly Update 100

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesMade it to 100! And by pure coincidence, it aligned with the week where I've tuned out more...

Weekly Update 99

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesIt's a traveling weekly update this week as I round out a couple of workshops in Sydney and...

Weekly Update 98

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesIt's the coffee-machine weekly update! A slight change of scenery but other than that, it's business as usual....

Weekly Update 97

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesAlrighty, 2 big things to discuss today and I'll jump right into them here: Exactis: it's hard to know...

Weekly Update 96

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesThis week I'm doing my best "dress like a professional" impersonation as I prepare to record the next...

Weekly Update 95

Presently sponsored by: Netsparker - dead accurate web application security scanning solution - Scan websites for SQL Injection, XSS & other vulnerabilitiesNot only has this been a super busy blogging week, it's also the week my coffee machine decided...
SC Magazine

Instagram flaw exposes user passwords

A security flaw in Instagram’s recently released “Download Your Data” tool could have exposed some user passwords, the company reportedly told users. The tool, revealed by Instagram right before the GDPR regulation went into effect, is designed to let users...

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SMS 2FA database leak drama, MageCart mishaps, Black Friday badware, and more

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