Episode 016

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.

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Episode 015

This week we re-cap what happened in the world of cyberecurity in 2018, give our predictions for 2019 and talk about the Coast Capital Savings incident and the widening cyber skills gap.

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Episode 013

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.
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Episode 012

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. 

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Episode 011

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. Read More

Episode 009

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 seriously raises a topic that we have discussed tangentially on the podcast before.  Is government intervention necessary in some sectors that harbor personally identifiable information? All this, and some goofy laughs ahead, on the 2 Dropped Tables and a Microphone Podcast. Read More

Episode 008

This week we discuss the Equifax data breach, hacking medical devices and the latest leaked NSA tool UnitedRake. Read More

Episode 007

On this episode we discuss Accuweather and other mobile applications sending private data to advertisers, Hacking road signs and the Gazer backdoor. Read More

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