July 31, 2015
Windows 10 is available, but some security experts are warning about security risks in its Wi-Fi Sense service. TV5 Monde's CEO said that months after its breach IT services are still not fully restored. Several advertising related advisories made headlines. A new DDoS report was released. More arrests and sentences were made ranging from intellectual property theft to an old scheme that hijacked internet searches. And a variety of class-action lawsuits are underway as legal minds debate the impact of the Neiman Marcus ruling.
This week's guest is Bryan Jardine, VP of US Operations & Product Management at Easy Solutions. We chat about stock market cybercrime and some of the issues that made news with the recent arrests related to the breach at JPMorgan Chase. The interview starts at 18:55.
July 24, 2015
The website Ashley Madison, which has the motto "Life is short. Have an Affair," had a data breach affecting 37 million users. Two researchers were able to wirelessly take control of a Jeep Cherokee by hacking in through the vehicle's Uconnect system. More zero days and point-of-sale malware were discovered. And a variety of cybercrime-related arrests were made as well as several class-action lawsuits.
This week's guest is Andrew Wild, CISO at Lancope. We chat about the recent breach at UCLA Health System and the issues facing the healthcare sector in general. The interview starts at 18:40.
July 17, 2015
The Government sector received the worst grade in SurfWatch Labs latest industry report cards. Zero-days for Java and Internet Explorer were announced and patched. Cybercrime forum Darkode was taken down in an international law enforcement operation. And United Airlines is making news for its bug bounty program.
This week's guests are Cybereason senior security researchers Amit Serper and Alex Frazer. Cybereason has recently published some interesting blog posts looking at the data from Hacking Team breach, and we chat about their research and how the 400GB data dump is impacting cybersecurity. The interview starts at 14:30.
July 10, 2015
Italian surveillance company Hacking Team was breached and more than 400GB of data was leaked. A German missile system stationed on the Turkish-Syrian border was reportedly hacked and carried out "unexplained commands." Glitches at the New York Stock Exhange and United Airlines led to speculation of cyber-attacks. Consumer Goods saw a variety of targets making headlines. And a 17-year-old hacker tied to Lizard Squad was sentenced in Finland.
This week's guest is Curt Wilson, senior research analyst with Arbor Networks, and we chat about the dark web and cybercrime tools that can be found there, particlarly as they relate to DDoS. The interview starts at 17:50.
July 3, 2015
The Department of Justice is investigating an ATF executive for improperly accessing and downloading personal information on employees. #AntiCanadaDay saw attacks against Canadian government sites. GhostShell claims to have hacked over 500 websites. Another Adobe Flash vulnerability quickly moved from zero-day to exploit kits. And the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has published a new version of its Point-to-Point Encryption Solution Requirements and Testing Procedures.
This week's guest is Jim Jaeger, Chief Cyber Services Strategist at Fidelis Cybersecurity. Fidelis and Ponemon recently released, Defining the Gap: The Cybersecurity Governance Survey, which looks at the attitudes of board members and IT professionals and the gap between them. The interview starts at 15:35.