Apr 9, 2018
In this episode we talk about the MyFitnessPal breach and some of the key points that we as developers, security, and users can take away from it.
Tweet with Graph of Largest Breaches mentioned: https://twitter.com/EricTopol/status/979556839015661568
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Jul 24, 2017
James talks about a recent vulnerability report regarding MySpace's Account Recovery system (https://www.wired.com/story/myspace-security-account-takeover/). He talks about considerations around account recovery and the need to revisit this type of functionality on a regular basis.
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May 24, 2017
It was recently reported that an audio driver on HP systems was logging key strokes to a local file. Accidental? Malicious? Instead, we talk about how to try and avoid this from happening in the future.
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Jan 10, 2017
Do you use MongoDB? If so, is it exposed to the internet? Recent news (listed below) had shown that a large number of MongoDB instances are being infected with ransomware. James talks about the issue and ways to help ensure you are not the next victim.
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Dec 15, 2016
Yahoo has announced yet another breach from back in 2013 affecting a very large number of user accounts. https://investor.yahoo.net/ReleaseDetail.cfm?&ReleaseID=1004285 This creates an opportunity to discuss password storage and the storage of security answers. Find out what we can takeaway from this incident.