This week on the podcast, we cover the city of Portland's ban on facial recognition technology for both public and private organizations, malware targeting VOIP soft switches, and an update from Microsoft on foreign hacking attempts into entities involved in this year's US elections. … [Read more...]
The 443 - Security Simplified
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This week on the podcast we cover an update on the MYSTIC surveillance platform, one of several covert and potentially illegal spying programs that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked the existence of in 2014. Additionally, we'll discus an update on the payment card skimming malware MageCart and a Python Remote Access Trojan. Episode Note: Yes, we posted this … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast we cover the latest updates on Uber’s cover up of their 2016 data breach that impacted 57 million customers and employees. After that, we discuss a DDoS attack against the New Zealand Stock Exchange and an interesting malware delivery technique that researchers at ProofPoint recently disclosed. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast, we cover Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3 or GPT-3, an AI model that a UC Berkeley student recently used to generate blog posts that fooled humans enough to propel one of them to the top of Hacker News. Additionally, we'll discuss a P2P botnet that has been targeting SSH servers on the internet. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast, we’re bringing back a favorite episode from the very beginnings of The 443 – Security Simplified where we dove in to the Dark Web and discussed how It works, where it came from, and who uses it now. This episode originally aired in 2018. … [Read more...]