Threatpost News Wrap


Threatpost News Wrap, August 18, 2017

Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss this week’s security news, including a discussion on recent hijacking of popular Chrome extensions and Adobe’s decision to end-of-life Flash Player.


Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news–including how researchers disrupted a campaign using the Angler Exploit Kit, how a researcher was forced to pull a talk from a conference, and how a practical SHA-1 collision could be months away, not years.

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about all of the zero days that were dropped this week on Adobe and Apple, the Oracle backdoor drama and the upcoming Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Cancun. Then, Dennis calls Brian Donohue to talk about the wonders of the Blackhat movie and Brian’s dog makes a special appearance, too!

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the security news of the past week, including the proposed changes to the CFAA, David Cameron’s encryption comments, the NSA’s quasi-apology regarding Dual EC and the Microsoft-Google disclosure feud.

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