This week on the podcast we cover ProxyWare, a form of malware that monetizes your internet access for the benefit of the attacker. After that, we discuss ChaosDB, a vulnerability that could have enabled any Azure user to gain full access to any other user's CosmosDB instance. Finally, we end with a discussion of location tracking vulnerabilities and how a few popular dating … [Read more...]
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This week on the podcast we dig back in the archives to 2019 where we discussed how web servers manage to track users across sites using browser fingerprinting methods. Even though some improvements like removing third-party cookies have been made to limit tracking, plenty of additional fingerprinting options still remain. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast we cover one of the largest cryptocurrency heists in history, with a surprising twist of an ending! Before that we'll chat about the latest T-Mobile data breach and what we can learn about protecting user identity. We end the episode with a discussion about one of the latest episodes of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, watchable here … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast we chat about a few of our favorite presentations from the 2021 edition of the DEF CON security conference out of Las Vegas. If haven't checked them out yourself, visit the DEF CON YouTube channel or media.defcon.org to view this year's and all previous year's content. … [Read more...]
This week on the podcast, we chat about a recent report from Qrator that highlights some of the massive weaknesses in the backbone of the internet. After that, we discuss a recent research blog post from Yan (@bcrypt) showing her work in finding a CSRF flaw in OK Cupid that bypassed Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) protections. … [Read more...]