Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso look back on the news from the last week in Las Vegas at Black Hat and DEF CON, including the Blackphone rooting, the Computrace research and the more upbeat mood at the conferences this year.
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Podcasting day two of Black Hat, including a CryptoLocker working group, a medical device roundtable and overview of the various security and privacy improvements at Yahoo.
Dennis Fisher, Mike Mimoso and Brian Donohue discuss the news from day one of Black Hat, including the Dan Geer keynote, attacks on mobile broadband modems and carriers’ control of mobile phones. Download: Black-Hat-Day-One-Podcast.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves
Dennis Fisher talks with Wendy Nather of 451 Research about the happenings on day one of Black Hat, the possibility of the US government disrupting the vulnerability market and software liability. Download: Wendy-Nather-on-the-Black-Hat-Buzz.mp3
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Microsoft malware takedown, its legal and security implications and the revelation of a massive financial fraud campaign in Brazil.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the latest security news, including the possible fork of TrueCrypt, Microsoft’s new information sharing platform, the FBI’s cybercrime task force and the US team’s crushing tie with Portugal. Download: digital_underground_156.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the changes in the year since the first stories broke regarding Edward Snowden and the NSA and the new OpenSSL vulnerability.
Dennis Fisher talks with Joe “Kingpin” Grand about his childhood taking apart early PCs and radios, his introduction to the BBS and early phreaking and hacking scene in Boston, his involvement with the L0pht, @stake and now his current life as an engineer running Grand Idea Studios.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the US indictments of Chinese army officers for hacking, the Blackshades malware arrests, the new IE 8 zero day and the US prospects in the World Cup.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the major news stories of the last couple of weeks, including the proposal in TLS 1.3 to drop RSA key transport, the Snapchat FTC settlement and the end of Windows XP support. And no Heartbleed talk!