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 Ep9 - Wikipedia down, Firefox VPN and NetCAT attacks


This week, Producer Alice Duckett steps in to host the show with Paul Ducklin, Mark Stockley and Greg Iddon. Greg discusses the most disruptive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in recent memory affecting Wikipedia, Mark shares another privacy boost for Firefox users and Duck explains why SSH-stealing NetCAT is not really a problem. Related articles Wikipedia DDos: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/11/wikipedia-fights-off-huge-ddos-attack/ Firefox Private Network: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/13/mozilla-private-network-vpn-gives-firefox-another-privacy-boost/ NetCat: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/13/intel-ssh-stealing-netcat-bug-not-really-a-problem/







S2 Ep8 - Facebook Phone Leak, $5m Ransoms And DNS Controversy


This week, Producer Alice Duckett steps in to host the show with Paul Ducklin, Ben Jones and special guest Peter Mackenzie. Peter shares the latest ransomware trends, Ben discusses a Facebook data leak which led to the exposure of 419 million phone numbers and Duck explains why not everyone is happy about Mozilla's move towards DNS over HTTPS. Related articles Mozilla: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/10/mozilla-increases-browser-privacy-with-encrypted-dns/ Facebook: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/06/database-exposed-133-million-us-facebook-users-phone-numbers/ Ransomware: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/09/us-city-balks-at-paying-5-3-million-ransomware-demand/ RDP research: https://sophos.com/rdp







S2 Ep7 - iPhones attacked, Twitter hack and set-top box Android botnet


This week on the Naked Security podcast host Anna Brading is joined by Mark Stockley, Paul Ducklin and Matt Boddy. They discuss iPhone zero days, android botnets and how the founder and CEO of Twitter had his account hijacked. Do you have a question? Let us know and we’ll answer them next week. Related Naked Security articles: iPhone hacking: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/30/sophisticated-iphone-hacking-went-unnoticed-for-over-two-years/ Twitter takeover: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/30/jacks-twitter-attacked-phone-number-hacked/ Iphone Botnet targets set-top boxes: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/30/botnet-targets-set-top-boxes-using-android-os/ Read our rdp research: https://sophos.com/rdp