Podcasts

Sophos experts get to grips with news, opinion, advice and research in these easily-digested, professionally-presented and informative podcasts.

  • Enjoy our weekly Chet Chat, where our resident experts take 15 minutes to give you "the news you can use," talking you through the latest issues in a way you can learn from them.
  • Learn more about specific topics in our Techknow series, where our experts explore, explain and hopefully help you to understand all sorts of security issues, from SSL to two-factor authentication.

You'll be entertained, and for that matter amused, but all our podcasts are serious at heart - we aim to help you improve your own security posture without taking up hours of your time.

Perfect listening for a coffee break or on your daily commute.

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S2 Ep 13 - Weird Android zero day and other tech fails


This week producer Alice Duckett steps in to host the show with Sophos experts Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. They discuss Twitter's two-factor authentication faux pas, the risks of copy and pasting code from Stack Overflow and an Android zero-day with a difference. If you're interested in learning more, read our related articles: Twitter fail: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/10/twitter-used-2fa-phone-numbers-for-targeted-advertising/ Stack Overflow: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/09/copy-and-paste-sharing-on-stack-overflow-spreads-insecure-code/ Android Zero Day: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/07/android-devices-hit-by-zero-day-exploit-google-thought-it-had-patched/







S2 Ep12 - Dark Web, O.MG Cable spying and securing new laptops


This week host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. They discuss the bust of CyberBunker, a malicious lightning cable that's about to hit the mass market and how to secure your laptop. Related articles: Darknet: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/01/darknet-hosting-provider-busted-in-underground-nato-bunker/ O.MG lightning cable: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/02/omg-evil-lightning-cable-hits-prime-time/ Secure your new laptop: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/10/04/buying-a-new-laptop-heres-how-to-secure-it/







S2 Ep11 - Fleeceware, Chrome bug and the sextortion scam that won't die


This week host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. They discuss National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the latest chrome bug, 'Fleeceware' and why people are still falling for emails claiming they've recorded you through your webcam. Related articles: Greg talks about SophosLabs’ latest research into ‘Fleeceware’: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/27/fleeceware-play-store-apps-quietly-charging-up-to-250/ Source article: https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2019/09/25/fleeceware-apps-overcharge-users-for-basic-app-functionality/ Mark discusses how Chrome brought Hollywood to a standstill: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/27/chrome-cripples-movie-studio-mac-pros/ Chrome Update Google thread: https://support.google.com/chrome/thread/15235262 Anna covers the sextortion emails that just won’t die. Here’s the original sextortion article from July 2018: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/07/13/sextortion-scam-knows-your-password-but-dont-fall-for-it/ Another article that focused on email address spoofing (including Duck’s video that Anna mentions): https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/10/15/beware-sextortionists-spoofing-your-own-email-address/ And the “FINAL WARNING” sextortion email article from March: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/03/13/final-warning-email-have-they-really-hacked-your-webcam/