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During this Cyber Week special, you can get unlimited access to online courses for only $19.97! Price drop ends on December 3 at 11:59 pm. Image: StackCommerce No matter how many years of experience you have in your current role or wider industry, it’s never a bad idea to stay . . . Read more

S3 Ep149: How many cryptographers does it take to change a light bulb?

by Paul Ducklin HOW MANY CRYPTOGRAPHERS? No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. You can listen to us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere that good podcasts are found. Or just drop the . . . Read more

DEF CON Generative AI Hacking Challenge Explored Cutting Edge of Security Vulnerabilities

Data from the human vs. machine challenge could provide a framework for government and enterprise policies around generative AI. Image: AVC Photo Studio/Adobe Stock OpenAI, Google, Meta and more companies put their large language models to the test on the weekend of August 12 at the DEF CON hacker conference . . . Read more

S3 Ep147: What if you type in your password during a meeting?

by Paul Ducklin SNOOPING ON MEMORY, KEYSTROKES AND CRYPTOCOINS No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. You can listen to us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and anywhere that good podcasts are found. Or . . . Read more

HackerOne: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Cyber Threats and Ethical Hacking

Image: NicoElNino/Adobe Stock HackerOne, a security platform and hacker community forum, hosted a roundtable on Thursday, July 27, about the way generative artificial intelligence will change the practice of cybersecurity. Hackers and industry experts discussed the role of generative AI in various aspects of cybersecurity, including novel attack surfaces and . . . Read more

S3 Ep142: Putting the X in X-Ops

by Paul Ducklin PUTTING THE X IN X-OPS First there was DevOps, then SecOps, then DevSecOps. Or should that be SecDevOps? Paul Ducklin talks to Sophos X-Ops insider Matt Holdcroft about how to get all your corporate “Ops” teams working together, with cybersecurity correctness as a guiding light. No audio . . . Read more

S3 Ep141: What was Steve Jobs’s first job?

by Paul Ducklin PONG FOR ONE!? No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. You can listen to us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and anywhere that good podcasts are found. Or just drop . . . Read more

S3 Ep139: Are password rules like running through rain?

by Paul Ducklin DON’T GET INTO THE HABIT OF A BAD HABIT Magnetic core memory. Patch Tuesday and SketchUp shenanigans. More MOVEit mitigations. Mt. Gox back in the news. Gozi malware criminal imprisoned at last. Are password rules like running through rain? No audio player below? Listen directly on Soundcloud. . . . Read more

BBC, British Airways, Boots hit with hackers’ ultimatum after suffering MOVEit supply-chain attack

Image: SomYuZu/Adobe Stock British Airways, BBC and Boots have all been served an ultimatum after they were hit with a supply-chain attack by the ransomware group Clop. In a post made available on their dark web portal, the cybercrime group warned the affected organizations to get in touch by June . . . Read more