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On the Wire Podcast: Mike Mimoso
Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Mike Mimoso

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the kind of drama surrounding a Microsoft zero-day bug that we saw this week with the Word vulnerability. Details of the flaw began emerging last week and attackers have been targeting it for several months, but Microsoft didn’t saw a thing about it […]

On the Wire Podcast: Katie Moussouris
Hacking, Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Katie Moussouris

Katie Moussouris has pretty much seen it all in her nearly two decades in the security industry as a pen tester, consultant, Microsoft employee, and many other roles. Now she’s putting that experience and knowledge to work helping governments and enterprises work out the problem of vulnerability disclosure and response […]

On the Wire Podcast: Chris Camacho
Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Chris Camacho

Threat intelligence and business risk intelligence have become key ingredients in enterprise security programs as companies try to make sense out of the ever-changing threat landscape. To help wade through all of the information and figure out what’s important, Dennis Fisher talks with Chris Camacho, chief strategy officer at Flashpoint, […]

On the Wire Podcast: Gary McGraw
Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Gary McGraw

There probably isn’t anyone more closely associated with the field of software security than Gary McGraw. He’s been thinking, writing, speaking, and studying the practice for more than two decades and has helped some of the world’s largest organizations develop and improve software security programs. In this episode, Dennis Fisher […]

On the Wire Podcast: Roger Anderson
Phone Fraud, Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Roger Anderson

Last year, we talked to Roger Anderson about his Jolly Roger Telephone company bot, a system he designed to frustrate and annoy telemarketers by sending them through an infinite loop of robot responses. Now, Anderson is taking aim at the Windows support scammers who try to scare victims into calling […]

On the Wire Podcast: Jeremiah Grossman
Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Jeremiah Grossman

Jeremiah Grossman is one of the more well-respected and accomplished members of the security community and after more than a decade building WhiteHat Security, he recently joined SentinelOne as chief of security strategy. He’s been working on and thinking about the ransomware problem and trying to come up with answers […]

On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland
Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland

Criminals, like legitimate merchants, rely on their reputations in order to attract customers. When that reputation suffers, so does their business. And criminals don’t take lightly the subset of their community that preys on other criminals, stealing money or failing to deliver the goods they’ve promised. So criminals need to […]

On the Wire Podcast: Michael Tiffany
Hacking, Identity, Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Michael Tiffany

Cybercriminals depend upon the income they generate from their schemes to fund further operations, and one of the main ways that they extract money from victims is through ad fraud. This week, researchers at White Ops disclosed the existence of the Methbot ad fraud network, which is using a sophisticated […]

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On the Wire Podcast: Samy Kamkar

Samy Kamkar spends a lot of time coming up with clever hardware hacks, and his latest project, PoisonTap, may be at the top of the heap. Built on a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero board, the device can be plugged into the USB port on any locked or password protected machine […]

On the Wire Podcast: Avi Rubin
Hacking, Podcast

On the Wire Podcast: Avi Rubin

The news has been full of headlines for weeks about election fraud, voting machine hacking, and all kinds of other scary sounding stuff. Much of the coverage has been hyperbolic to say the least, so we decided to get some clear-headed, rational thoughts on the topic from Avi Rubin. Avi […]