Mike Mimoso


The First Threatpost Alumni Podcast

With Mike Mimoso leaving Threatpost, it was high time to get many of the people responsible for the site’s success throughout the years together for a podcast. Founding editors Ryan Naraine and Dennis Fisher along with Mike, Chris Brook, Brian Donohue and Christen Gentile are aboard for a memorable all-smiles podcast. 

Patrick Wardle on MacRansom Ransomware-as-a-Service

Patrick Wardle of Synack and the Objective-See blog talks to Mike Mimoso about the emergence of a ransomware service targeting MacOS machines. Wardle explains why he characterizes MacRansom as “lame” and whether this could kick off a wave of copycats vying for the Apple platform.


Mat Gangwer, CTO, and Tom Gorup, Security Operations Lead, at Rook Security talk to Mike Mimoso about the aggressive rise in online extortion and how it threatens not only data but physical safety.

Cris Thomas of Tenable Networks, aka Space Rogue of the L0pht, talks to Mike Mimoso during RSA Conference about the rhetoric and hype surrounding cyberwar, as well as a quick trip down memory lane with the L0pht and its famous 1998 testimony before Congress.

Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including a Bitcoin phishing campaign, the Kaspersky Lab ransomware report, misconfigured email servers, and a decline in Angler exploit kit traffic.

Threatpost editor Mike Mimoso talks with Sergey Lozhkin, senior researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team about medical device security and how he was able to access some devices at his local hospital via WiFi.

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