In this week’s news wrap podcast, Threatpost editors discuss an out-of-band Microsoft patch, the compromised Joomla and WordPress plug-inattack campaign and the Detekt anti-surveillance tool.
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Dennis Fisher talks with Kelly Jackson Higgins of DarkReading about her childhood days creating her own newspapers, her ambitions to be a sportswriter, getting into technology journalism and the fun and craziness of covering the security industry.
Mike Mimoso and Dennis Fisher talk about the Windows Schannel vulnerability and whether it’s ripe for mass exploitation, as well as the WireLurker attack and why Apple hasn’t addressed it.
Dennis Fisher and DigiCert’s Jeremy Rowley discuss the company’s certificate issuance for Facebook’s .onion site, the challenge of key protection in today’s environment and what the near future holds for PKI.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about the Bash Shellshock bug nightmare and the BadUSB code release.
Reports of the first in-the-wild exploits targeting the Bash vulnerability have surfaced, as have complaints the first patches for the bug are incomplete.
Dennis Fisher talks with David Jacoby of Kaspersky Lab about the research he did on the security of electronics gear in his home, including his smart TV, game console and storage devices, and what the vendors need to do to respond.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk abut the crazy news of the last couple of weeks, the Apple privacy and Apple Pay announcements, the details of the Home Depot breach and the end of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing unit.
Dennis Fisher talks with Rich Mogull about the new iPhone 6, the security and privacy of Apple Pay and whether there’s another company that could put together a similar payment system.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Apple iCloud mess, extending its 2FA system to the cloud, and the fallout from the possible Home Depot data breach.