Security Episodes

Cybersecurity news and rumors, including the latest bugs, exploits, hacks, and fixes.
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Tue. 03/08 – The Spring Apple Event

March 8, 2022

All the news from the Spring Apple event this afternoon. Google is buying a cybersecurity company. A bunch of cybersecurity companies band together to protect critical infrastructure. Amazon launches an app to allow anyone t…

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Thu. 02/17 – A Y2K Bug For Our Times?

Feb. 17, 2022

Why a dumb agent string bug may break some big named websites soon. Is Circle about to become the biggest pure play crypto company to hit public markets? Spotify buys basically the only remaining pieces of the podcast puzzle…

Security Regulation

Fri. 01/14 – Russia Cracks Down On REvil?

Jan. 14, 2022

Russia has cracked down on REvil? Question-mark? Investing in crypto is so hot, FTX has launched its own monster venture fund. Why has the Android 12 rollout been such a disaster so far? How long is the Cybertruck going to b…


Wed. 12/29 – Has Your LastPass Password Been Compromised?

Dec. 29, 2021

Might want to doublecheck if your LastPass master password is safe. Apple has issued stock to try to retain a bunch of their key talent. Google is dangling investments in front of startups to try to win their cloud business.…


Tue. 12/14 – Is Log4j The Worst Bug Of All Time?

Dec. 14, 2021

More fallout from what is now being called potentially the worst bug of all time. Apple helps Android users discover if they’re being tracked by AirTags. A new entrant into the AR and VR product category that I guess we’re g…


Mon. 12/13 – Why the Log4j Bug Is Such A Big Deal

Dec. 13, 2021

A huge bug in Apache servers is causing chaos around the Internet. What to expect, and what we’re still waiting on from iOS 15.2. Why did Instagram steal the @metaverse handle from a woman in Australia, and the story of the …


Tue. 11/09 – Robinhood Hacked By Unknown Bandits

Nov. 9, 2021

Robinhood has been compromised by some true brigands. If you’ve got a Robinhood account, double down on being wary of phishing attacks. Netflix takes a page out of the TikTok playbook. And whole bunch of announces about new …


Thu. 08/26 – The Big Cybersecurity Summit

Aug. 26, 2021

Big tech offered some big cybersecurity commitments after that White House meetup. TSMC raising chip prices might mean gadget price increases across the board. Looks like everyone remembered they like PCs. Drone delivery hit…


Tue. 08/24 – Cybersecurity Meetup At The White House

Aug. 24, 2021

President Biden is gathering the tech five families to discuss cybersecurity. Instagram is retiring swipe up. Facebook is testing a rebundle of Messenger. Airbnb will house Afghan refugees. SpaceX hits some milestones and a …


Mon. 07/12 – Is InfoSec The New Fintech?

July 12, 2021

Is InfoSec the new Fintech when it comes to investor hotness? Did ByteDance make the right move by putting its IPO on ice? Why Amazon looks like it’s going heavy into the sleep gadget game. Why the EU is postponing its digit…


Fri. 06/18 – Cell Networks Security Deliberately Nerfed?

June 18, 2021

Were some of the base encryption algorithms on cell networks deliberately nerfed? The first ever mass arrest of a ransomware gang? Proof that Google is working on a FindMy network rival? And, of course, the weekend longreads…


Fri. 06/11 – Now The Hackers Have Come For Our Hamburgers

June 11, 2021

Moar… hacking news. McDonalds. Electronic Arts. Le sigh. Apple wants to do away with passwords too. Elon Musk unveils the Model S Plaid. An interesting Apple Car hire. And of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.


Thu. 06/10 – Another Payoff To Ransomware Hackers

June 10, 2021

Another payoff to Ransomware hackers. Facebook to launch a smartwatch? Microsoft to launch a dedicated game streaming device? Samsung unveils a tiny, tiny camera sensor. Stripe wants to handle your sales tax headache. And ca…


(Bonus) How Ransomware Works With Cybereason's CISO Isreal Barak

May 22, 2021

Cybereason's CISO, Isreal Barak uses the recent Colonial Pipeline incident to give us a deep explainer on how Ransomware and Ransomware as a service works. coupon code ride


Fri. 05/14 – Now Ransomware Is Shutting Down The Irish Health Service

May 14, 2021

A ransomware attack has brought down large sections of the Irish health service. Why Disney+ numbers are suddenly looking so weak to investors. A deep dive review on whether or not, or even to what degree, Elon’s internet se…