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S3 Ep31: Apple zero-days, Flubot scammers and PHP supply chain bug [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We look into Apple’s recent emergency updates that closed off four in-the-wild browser bugs. We explain how the infamous “Flubot” home delivery scam works and how to stop it. We investigate a recent security bug that threatened the PHP ecosystem. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro . . . Read more

PHP community sidesteps its third supply chain attack in three years

by Paul Ducklin Swiss cybersecurity researchers recently found security holes in Composer, the software tool that programming teams use to access Packagist, the PHP ecosystems’s major online repository of PHP software modules. These bugs could have allowed cybercriminals to poison the Packagist system itself, thus tainting the very watering hole . . . Read more

S3 Ep26: Apple 0-day, crypto vulnerabilities and PHP backdoor [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Why Apple had to rush out a security update for iDevices. Two cryptographic security holes patched in OpenSSL. How PHP nearly got backdoored by crooks. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. LISTEN NOW Click-and-drag on the soundwaves below to skip . . . Read more