Should we have more privacy to protect us from cybercriminals, or less privacy so those selfsame cybercrooks can't hide so easily? Join Sophos security experts Paul Ducklin and James Burchell for a lively discussion that is informative, entertaining – and just a touch controversial!
When it comes to learning about the latest trends in malware, there's no one we'd rather talk to than SophosLabs Principal Researcher Fraser Howard. Join us as Fraser explains how to "know your enemies" so you can fight them more effectively.
No website is too small, and no website too big, that it is out of the reach of hacktivists, online vandals, bad actors and unreconstructed cybercrooks. So web security is vital - but how to get it right? Join us as we talk to Sophos Naked Security's very own website guru, Mark Stockley, an expert who not only understands web security but also has a special gift for making this treacherous topic both clear and interesting.
GDPR enforcement started in May 2018. Where next? Join Sophos Naked Security's Paul Ducklin and Vincent Vanbiervliet, Product Manager of Data Protection at Sophos, as they talk about how to turn security into a business asset - a value to be embraced, not just a cost to be minimised.
A cybersecurity scare about ransomware called "WannaCrypt" has been widely spammed out. This one, fortunately, is a scam - there isn't any malware - but the attack that the crooks describe could, in theory, be pulled off. Matt Boddy and Paul Ducklin investigate, and explain what to do.
This week's podcast finds Chet and John both enjoying some well deserved time in their respective homes. Topics include an overview of InfoSec Europe and BSides London, the dangers of not providing password management tools, how small mistakes lead to bigger vulnerabilities, the state of cryptojacking and the latest FBI cybercrime bust.
Chester and Ben talk about the week's security news including the latest Flash and Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerabilities, insecure toys being yanked from major retailers, Naked Security's award winning performance at InfoSec Europe 2018, the debate of a public postmortem at the City of Atlanta and the conviction of Yahoo! hacker Karim Baratov.
Charlotte Williams from Naked Security talks to Sophos experts Matt Boddy and Paul Ducklin about the EFAIL in email, a gift-horse bug in Red Hat Linux, and what happens when sniffer dogs join your cybersecurity team. (Music: http://www.purple-planet.com and https://codices.bandcamp.com)
Paul Ducklin from the award-winning computer security website Naked Security talks to Sophos experts Matt Boddy and Fraser Howard about password cracking and HTTPS. (Music: http://www.purple-planet.com and https://thespacelords1.bandcamp.com)
Paul Ducklin from the award-winning computer security website Naked Security talks to SophosLabs researcher Fraser Howard about a growing trend in cybercrime: cryptojacking, where the crooks mine cryptocurrency and keep the loot, but you pay for the electricity.
John Shier interviews Claudio Stahnke from Canalys Channel Forums about the view of security from the channel partner's perspective. John and Claudio touch on GDPR, security as a service, IoT and more.
This week's Chet Chat comes to you live from BSides Perth in West Australia. Chester and John share their thoughts on Coinbase forking over data to the IRS, Apple's non-fixy-fix for OS X, FBI not notifying victims of Fancy Bear and Firefox warning about password thefts.
John Shier hosts the Chet Chat this week with special guest Ben Verschaeren from Sophos Australia. John and Ben share their insights on this year's BSides Las Vegas, Black Hat and DEF CON conferences. Topics covered include IoThacking, information sharing, machine learning, responsible disclosure and more.
Is ransomware really the worst sort of cyberattack you can experience? Or is it more of a “worst among equals,” given all the other sorts of malware out there too? Sophos security expert James Burchell explains what to do when faced with a multitude of cyberthreats. https://sophos.com/securitysos
Botnet malware quietly downloads instructions from cybercriminals on what to do next, such as grabbing passwords, stealing files, sending spam, and delivering malware. Learn from Fraser Howard, one of the world’s leading anti-malware researchers, how to dezombify your world. https://sophos.com/securitysos
Here's the third episode of our June 2017 "Sophos Security SOS" series - a week of topical podcasts, originally recorded and broadcast live. Sophos cybersecurity specialist Luke Groves talks to Paul Ducklin about how to take charge of security inside your organisation without creating an uncomfortable culture of snooping and surveillance. https://sophos.com/securitysos
This is the first in our June 2017 "Sophos Security SOS" series - a week of topical podcasts, originally recorded and broadcast live. In this episode, Paul Ducklin interviews Sophos expert John Shaw about the new European data protection laws (GDPR), how they affect organizations in Europe, North America and beyond, and how to turn them into an opportunity rather than merely shouldering them as a burden. https://sophos.com/securitysos