Episode 246: SOARing out of Lockdown with Revelstoke Security

Getting a start-up off the ground isn’t easy in the best of times. Now imagine doing it just as a global pandemic is shutting down society…and the economy. Our guest this week, Josh McCarthy of Revelstoke Security, did it and lived to tell the tale.

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Episode 244: ZuoRAT brings APT Tactics to Home Networks

In this episode of the Security Ledger podcast, brought to you by ReversingLabs, we interview Danny Adamitis (@dadamitis) of Black Lotus Labs about the discovery of ZuoRAT, malware that targets SOHO routers – and is outfitted with APT-style tools for attacking the devices connected to home networks. As always,  you can check our full conversation in our latest Security Ledger podcast at Blubrry. You can also listen to it on iTunes and Spotify. Or, check us out on Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public and more. Also: if you enjoy this podcast, consider signing up to receive it in your email. Just point your web browser to securityledger.com/subscribe to get notified whenever a new podcast is posted.  [MP3] Cyber attacks on small office and home office (or SOHO) routers aren’t new. Back in 2016, the malware known as Mirai made headlines across the world by infecting hundreds of thousands of weekly protected SOHO routers and DVR devices and stringing them into […]

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Episode 243: An Interview with Chris Hoff Chief Secure Technology Officer at LastPass Episode 243: The CSTO is a thing- a conversation with Chris Hoff of LastPass

Paul talks with Chris Hoff the Chief Secure Technology Officer at LastPass about the CSTO role and the security implications of “software eating the world.”

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Episode 242: Hacking the Farm (and John Deere) with Sick Codes

In our latest podcast, Paul caught up with Sick Codes (@sickcodes) to talk about his now-legendary presentation at the DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas, in which he demonstrated a hack that ran the Doom first person shooter on a John Deere 4240 touch-screen monitor.

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Episode 240: As Stakes Of Attacks Grow, Can Cyber Policy “Shift Right”?

In this episode of the podcast (#240) Lauren Zabierek, the Executive Director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins us to talk about the need for a re-think of national cybersecurity preparedness, as major hacks like the attack on Colonial Pipeline put the focus on resilience and public safety.

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As Mobile Fraud Rises, The Password Persists

The COVID-19 Pandemic spurred a huge increase in the use of mobile financial applications, and an even bigger surge in mobile application fraud. But that hasn’t lessened the banking and financial service industry’s heavy reliance on a venerable, but flawed security technology: the password.  Out of a group of twenty-seven mobile applications that offer financial services, twenty-six…

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