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Paul's Security Weekly - Episode 459 - 6:00PM

Recorded April 7th, 2016

This week we interview James Lyne

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Interview with James Lyne, Instructor at SANS Institute and Director of Technology Strategy at Sophos

James comes from a background in cryptography but over the years has worked in a wide variety of security problem domains including anti-malware and hacking. James spent many years as a hands-on analyst dealing with deep technical issues and is a self-professed "massive geek". Eventually James escaped dark rooms and learned some social skills, and today is a keen presenter at conferences and industry events. With a wide range of experience working in a technical and a strategic capacity from incident response to forensics with some of the world's largest and most paranoid organisations James participates in industry panels, policy groups, and is a frequently-called-upon expert advisor all over the world. James is a frequent guest lecturer and often appears in the media including national TV. As a young spokesperson for the industry James is extremely passionate about talent development and participates in initiatives to identify new talent for the industry and to develop it. Ask James to show you his best geek party trick.

  1. Three words to describe yourself
  2. If you were a serial killer, what would be your weapon of choice?
  3. If you wrote a book about yourself, what would the title be?
  4. In the popular game of ass grabby-grabby, do you prefer to go first or second?
  5. Choose two celebrities to be your parents.

Tech Segment: With Apollo Clark

This Tech Segment is presented by Apollo Clark. He gives tips on teaching material, the VPN, researching, and self-training. Stay alive for more on Security Weekly!

Stories of the Week - 7:00PM-8:00PM

Paul's Stories

  1. Let Me Get That Door for You: Remote Root Vulnerability in HID Door Controllers -
  2. IoT IP camera teardown and getting root password
  3. Neighbour sick of you parking in his driveway? You'd better hack-proof your car
  4. Hacking Team lost its license to sell surveillance malware outside Europe
  5. Reddit Has Lost Its Warrant Canary
  6. Hacker Reveals $40 Attack That Steals Police Drones From 2km Away
  7. Turkey's Entire Citizenship Database May Have Been Leaked
  8. "Hackers Demo Persistent
  9. How To Make Big Bucks Hunting Cyber Bugs
  10. Defenders Need to Embrace Offensive Security Skillsets
  11. The latest Flash zero-day was used to spread Cerber ransomware
  12. Healthcare Organizations Must Consider The Financial Impact Of Ransomware Attacks
  13. China's Great Firewall inventor forced to use VPN live on stage to dodge his own creation
  14. Your car's computers might soon get malware protection
  15. Ubuntu Patches Kernel Vulnerabilities
  16. OSVDB Shuts Down For Good
  17. Flash zero-day in the wild to be fixed by Adobe
  18. FBI: $2.3 Billion Lost to CEO Email Scams

Larry's Stories

  1. @k8emo "leaves" HackerOne to consult. Helping people manage vuln management programs and bug bounty programs
  2. The "Panama Incident" leak - was allegedly due to unpatched wordpress server....

Kevin's Stories

  1. The TSA Spent $1.4 Million on an App That Tells You to Go Right or Left
  2. Trump Hotels Breached Again
  3. FBI’s Method Of Unlocking San Bernardino iPhone Doesn’t Work On Other Models
  4. Spies in the Sky: Government surveillance planes routinely circle over most major cities — but usually take the weekends off.