In the first episode of the Threatpost Daily News Wrap podcast, Threatpost editors Ryan Naraine and Dennis Fisher discuss President Obama’s cybersecurity plan and the Microsoft DirectShow vulnerability.
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Benjamin Jun of Cryptography Research talks about anti-counterfeiting measures in embedded technology at RSA 2009. In this segment Jun talks about the dangers of criminal hackers abusing diabetes monitors.
James Butler and Peter Silberman of MANDIANT with Threatpost’s Robert Vamosi about malware and their new memory forensic software, Memoryze.
Ryan Naraine on KGO AM 810 Newstalk Radio – April 10, 2009
Ed and Jen from San Francisco’s KGO talk radio talk again with Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine. It looks like Conficker is stirring to life (after doing absolutely nothing on April 1) and Ryan says it’s linked to “scareware programs” that pop up warning windows telling users that their computer is infected and that they need to drop some cash on a (fraudulent) anti-virus program to wipe it out.
Explaining AMTSO principles – Fri, November 21, 2008
Ryan grills Roel on the latest “principles” document coming out of the AMTSO (Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organizing) and the two spar over the value of such a massive effort.
In-the-wild worm attacks exploitation – Fri, November 7 2008
In this special episode, Ryan and Roel get to the bottom of the new in-the-wild worm attacks exploiting the Microsoft MS08-067 vulnerability. Listen as Roel provides a blow-by-blow of the two different Trojans now targeting Chinese-language versions of Windows.