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The Threatpost Podcast: Post-Hurricane Utility Ransomware Attack

10/17/2018
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A “critical water utility” has been victim of a ransomware attack, significantly impeding the service in the week after Hurricane Florence hit the East coast of the U.S. The Onslow Water and Sewer Authority (ONWASA) said in a Monday release that a “sophisticated ransomware attack… has left the utility with limited computer capabilities.” While customer data was not compromised as part of the attack, the lack of computing ability will impact the timeliness of service from ONWASA “for several...

Duration:00:16:46

Threatpost News Wrap For October 12

10/12/2018
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From Google's privacy snafu to a sneaky new fake Adobe Flash updater, Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell and Tara Seals break down the biggest news from the week ended Oct. 12.

Duration:00:22:00

The Threatpost Podcast: Biggest Trends From BSIMM9

10/9/2018
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Lindsey O'Donnell discusses Synopsys’ ninth annual Building Security in Maturity Model report (BSIMM9) released Tuesday. The report revealed an emerging new dynamic for software security professionals. Synopsys' Gary McGraw, vice president of security technology, breaks down the top takeaways from the report and what was most surprising.

Duration:00:19:09

Threatpost News Wrap For October 5

10/5/2018
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Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell and Tom Spring discuss this week's biggest news - including a breakthrough Bloomberg report that China infiltrated Supermicro motherboards, as well as a report that said that 83 percent of home and office router brands have vulnerabilities.

Duration:00:29:33

The Threatpost Podcast: IoT Devices Still Open to BlueBorne Attack

9/21/2018
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A year later, almost 2 billion IoT devices are still vulnerable to the BlueBorne attack. Armis' VP of Product Joe Lea discusses with Threatpost.

Duration:00:20:25

Threatpost News Wrap For September 7

9/6/2018
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Threatpost editors Lindsey O'Donnell and Tom Spring break down the biggest news from the week ending September 7.

Duration:00:20:12

Threatpost News Wrap Podcast For August 31

8/31/2018
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The Threatpost team talks about the biggest news from this past week, including a Windows zero-day flaw outed on Twitter, Yahoo's email ad-targeting privacy snafu, and crashing mobile apps that leak private data.

Duration:00:27:27

The Threatpost Podcast: Securing Data in the Cloud

8/29/2018
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Threatpost talks to Scott Ellis with Google Cloud about issues around securing data in the cloud and accidental exposure.

Duration:00:16:43

The Threatpost Podcast: Troy Mursch on Cryptojacking Campaigns

8/22/2018
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Security researcher Troy Mursch, of the Bad Packets Report, comes onto the Threatpost Podcast to discuss recent cryptojacking campaigns and why these types of malicious cryptomining attacks are on the rise.

Duration:00:15:43

The Threatpost Podcast: Bugcrowd Founder on Profitable Bounty Programs

8/15/2018
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Bugcrowd has had a busy summer. Recently, the bug bounty company partnered with HP to launch the first-ever bug bounty program for printers, with rewards of up to $10,000 for discovered vulnerabilities. Bugcrowd also recently announced Disclose.io, an open-sourced project to standardize best practices for providing a safe harbor for security researchers within bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programs (VDPs). Threatpost talked to Casey Ellis, Bugcrowd founder and CTO, about big...

Duration:00:25:11

The Threatpost Podcast: Black Hat USA and DEF CON Wrap

8/13/2018
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Las Vegas was filled with researchers, executives, and hackers last week for the Black Hat USA and DEF CON 2018 conferences. Among the most interesting topics at the shows included IoTand connected cars, election votinghacks, and a flurry of other news topics and sessions outlining the newest threats, vulnerabilities, and cybersecurity best practices. Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell and Tara Seals talk about their favorite parts of the show.

Duration:00:15:59

The Threatpost Podcast: enSilo CEO Talks Biggest Black Hat Trends

8/8/2018
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Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell talks to enSilo CEO Roy Katmor about Black Hat trends to watch out for - from firmware attacks to connected car security.

Duration:00:20:19

The Threatpost Podcast: Black Hat USA 2018 Preview

8/6/2018
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Threatpost editors Tom Spring, Lindsey O'Donnell and Tara Seals preview Black Hat USA and DEF CON 2018, which both kick off in Las Vegas this week.

Duration:00:15:19

The Threatpost Podcast: Breaking Down the COSCO Ransomware Attack

8/2/2018
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Threatpost talks to Matt Tyrer with Commvault about the recent COSCO ransomware attack. Tyrer discusses the biggest lessons learned from the incident, COSCO's response, and best practices in preventing ransomware attacks.

Duration:00:19:23

The Threatpost Podcast: Bitcoin Mining on OT Networks

7/31/2018
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On this week's Threatpost Podcast show, we sit down with Ronen Rabinovich from Cyberbit to discuss bitcoin mining on operational technology and critical infrastructure networks.

Duration:00:18:58

Threatpost News Wrap for July 27

7/27/2018
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Threatpost's Tom Spring and Lindsey O'Donnell sit down to discuss the biggest news of the week - including COSCO being hit by a ransomware attack, Adobe Flash being discussed by the U.S. government, and more Facebook drama.

Duration:00:19:02

The Threatpost Podcast: How to Secure Industrial Control Systems

7/25/2018
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Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell talks to PAS CEO Eddie Habibi about the cybersecurity risks that large manufacturing companies face today - especially with the emergence of industrial IoT.

Duration:00:21:58

The Threatpost Podcast: The Future of Bug Bounty Programs

6/27/2018
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On this week's episode of The Threatpost Podcast, editor Lindsey O'Donnell sits down with Marten Mickos, the CEO of popular bug bounty program platform HackerOne. Mickos sounds off on the opportunities - and growing pains - of bug bounty programs.

Duration:00:19:46

Podcast: The Growing Social Media Threat Landscape

6/13/2018
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Threatpost's Lindsey O'Donnell talks with Zack Allen, ZeroFOX’s manager of threat operations, about the broader social media threats landscape and the growing issue of malicious content being spread across networks like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Duration:00:17:39

Threatpost News Wrap Podcast for June 8

6/8/2018
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Threatpost editors Tom Spring, Tara Seals and Lindsey O’Donnell discuss the week’s information security news, including a slew of IoT device privacy incidents, a critical Adobe Flash vulnerability, and scary new data on the breadth and impact of the VPNFilter malware.

Duration:00:22:03