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Episode 016 - Victoria Reboot 2019, recent vulns and sextortion

3/25/2019
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This week we recap what happened at the recent Privacy and Security Conference in Victoria, BC, discuss some recent vulnerabilities in WinRAR and Google Chrome, further our discussion on the 'cyber skills gap' and talk about extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bitcoin from porn surfers. Show notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-016/

Duration:00:47:10

Episode 015 - 2018 recap, 2019 predictions, Coast Capital Savings and the cyber skills gap

2/4/2019
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This week we recap what happened in the world of cybersecurity in 2018, give our predictions for 2019 and talk about the Coast Capital Savings incident and the widening cyber skills gap.

Duration:00:45:19

Episode 013 - Conferences, Breach Notifications, Drupal and hacks

5/5/2018
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This week the guys do a post-conference wrap-up and discuss Drupal vulnerabilities, the new Canadian breach notifications, email hijacking attacks, webstresser, and spying on you with your Alexa. Show notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-013

Duration:00:44:47

Episode 012 - Telegram Exploit, Cryptojacking and 2018 Reboot Privacy and Security Conference

2/23/2018
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Dom and Marc welcome the show’s first guest as they discuss the recent telegram exploits, crypto mining malware and the recent Victoria Privacy and Security Conference. Show Notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-012/

Duration:01:17:53

Episode 011 - Meltdown, Spectre and 2018 Predictions

1/26/2018
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Welcome to the first episode of 2 dropped tables and a microphone of 2018! We jump right back into the swing of things with a discussion of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities and then we take a look at our crystal balls for our cybersecurity predictions for the coming year. Show notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-011/

Duration:00:40:04

Episode 010 - BlueBorne, KRaCK and 4G/5G woes

11/6/2017
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The guys are one short this week as they take on BlueBorne, KRaCK and a 4G/5G network flaw. Show Notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-010/

Duration:00:47:20

Episode 009 - OptionsBleed, NIST Password Guidelines and Incentivizing Better Security

10/13/2017
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In this episode we talk about the latest named vulnerability OptionsBleed. Is it all that it is cracked up to be and is the security news industry headed into chicken little territory with FUD like this. Next up NIST has released new guidelines for authentication which contain some changes to how we are doing passwords. we discuss what this means and how businesses and users can adapt. Lastly a couple of articles regarding what incentives are needed for businesses to start taking security...

Duration:00:48:26

Episode 008 - Equifax, hacking medical devices, UnitedRake

9/21/2017
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This week we discuss the Equifax data breach, hacking medical devices and the latest leaked NSA tool UnitedRake. Show Notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/episode-008/

Duration:00:41:08

Episode 007 - AccuWeather, Hacking Road Signs and the Gazer Backdoor

9/8/2017
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On this episode we discuss AccuWeather and other mobile applications sending private data to advertisers, Hacking road signs and the Gazer backdoor.

Duration:00:40:01

Episode 006 - Def Con 25, Bill C-59 and Vault7

8/22/2017
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The boys are back from Def Con! We talk about our experience with def con 25 and what we would do different next year. We also discuss Bill C-59, the 'Clean up' bill for Canada's anti-terrorism bill C-51, what does it contain and does it go far enough? And what you can do to ensure your member of parliament hears your voice on this important issue! It's time to revisit the wikileaks Vault 7 releases! It has been a few weeks since we went through the releases coming out of Vault 7 and they...

Duration:00:52:17

Episode 005 - Trump/Putin Cyber Team, 2FA is a mess, Petya Ransomware

8/2/2017
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Today on 2 dropped tables and a microphone the boys discuss Putin and Trump forming a cyber-security team to thwart election hacking. Is this for real, or just a media ploy? How much trust can the public put in something like this and will anything meaningful come out of it? Next, Two Factor Authentication is a mess. Or is it really? With so many available options out there which ones are actually going to safeguard your online presence and which are ones to stay away from? Are people...

Duration:00:42:53

Episode 004 - FIN10, Citizen Lab, CherryBlossom, Petya

7/6/2017
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On this episode of 2 Dropped Tables and a Microphone we will be discussing the hacker group Fin10 and their attacks against Canadian mining companies and casinos. We will also be discussing the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and CherryBlossom the wireless CIA hacking tool. Finally we will be discussing the Petya worm which has been making its way around the world and causing havoc.

Duration:00:43:39

Episode 003 - Pandemic, OneLogin Breach, Security Tips

6/18/2017
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Today on Episode 3 of 2 Dropped Tables we discuss the latest wikileaks Vault7 release 'Pandemic' and how this recently leaked CIA tool spreads infected files across an organization's network. Cloud based single sign on service OneLogin suffered a breach where user passwords and decryption keys were stolen. We discuss how businesses can improve the vetting of their cloud partners and weather it is a good idea to put all of your eggs in a cloud authentication basket. Lastly each of our hosts...

Duration:00:42:36

EPISODE 002 - PI BREACHES, BIOMETRICS, FAKE NEWS

6/5/2017
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Today on 2 Dropped Tables, Episode 002, we talk about PI breaches within corporate and government environments. Are companies doing enough to protect your information? And what can you do? Also, Biometrics - Fingerprints and Iris Scans. With more and more devices using this popular method of authentication what are the security risks involved? And how can you keep your sensitive data safe? Finally, Fake News. How can we determine what's real, and what's not? Are world governments using...

Duration:00:32:44

EPISODE 001 - WANNACRY, POISON TAP, DEFCON 25

5/21/2017
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On this, our very first episode, we discuss the recent outbreak of the WannaCry cryptolocker malware, should nation states horde exploits, scary things that PoisonTap can do and what needs to be done to avoid them and lastly discussing how excited we are for our upcoming trip to Def Con 25! Show Notes: https://www.2droppedtables.ca/2017/05/29/episode-001/

Duration:00:54:13