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 Ep33: Ransomware on sale, dark web disaster, dead drops and pillow forts

This week we bring you the podcast from our makeshift home studios (pillow forts). We discuss Dharma ransomware, the tour guide who turned out to be a Chinese spy, and why thousands of dark web sites have disappeared. Host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Mark Stockley, Greg Iddon, Peter Mackenzie and Producer Alice Duckett. Listen now! Related articles: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/dharma-ransomware-source-code-on-sale-for-2000 https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/tour-guide-chinese-spy-gets-four-years-for-sd-card-dead-drops https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/thousands-of-dark-web-sites-deleted-in-attack-on-free-hosting-service

S2 Ep32: ZoomBombing, Android malware and the WhatsApp Martinelli hoax

In this episode, Greg looks at why the WhatsApp Martinelli hoax has come back in a big way, Duck decompiles some coronavirus-themed Android malware, and Anna tells you what ZoomBombing is and why you really, really need to get the security settings right on your Zoom meetings. Join host Anna Brading with Sophos experts Paul Ducklin and Greg Iddon. Listen now! Related articles: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/whatsapp-martinelli-hoax-is-back-warning-about-dance-of-the-pope https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/android-malware-uses-coronavirus-for-sextortion-ransomware-combo https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/trolls-zoombomb-work-from-home-videocall-with-filth

S2 Ep31: Remote working, malwareless ransomware and EARN IT

This week, Duck advises how to keep your company safe while working remotely, Peter discusses a malwareless ransomware attack, and Mark shares the latest in the EARN IT saga. Host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Paul Ducklin, Peter Mackenzie and Mark Stockley. Listen now! Links for you: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/earn-it-act-threatens-end-to-end-encryption https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/5-tips-for-working-safely-from-home