Thu, 19 April 2018
In this week’s episode, David Emm joins David to discuss how smart-homes are monitoring our every move and breath (or so it seems), how Facebook is using AI to sell advertisers possible future purchasing decisions of its users as well as why we need to bring ethics into data and AI.
Also, something about toilet seats.
The SmartHome that spied on me
Facebook reportedly using AI to predict your future
Breaking Facebook’s hold on data
Direct download: tc-33-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:21am EDT
Thu, 12 April 2018
In this week’s episode, Dave and I talk about how the Facebook fallout has led some raise the idea of paid versions of Facebook and Google, however not everybody think’s it would work. Also on this week’s episode, ransomware that asks you to pay by playing PUBG (Player Unknown’s BattleGround) and why 99% of cybercrime goes unpunished in the UK.
Google and Facebook must be paid for
Amazon’s voice-sniffing patent
Direct download: tcp-32-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am EDT
Thu, 5 April 2018
On this week’s edition of the Transatlantic Cable podcast, Dave and I dive into some tasty stories for your mind. During our conversation, we discuss the latest changes at Facebook, a data breach at Panera Bread, the fallout from the ransomware that held Atlanta hostage and more. For the full text of the stories we discuss, please visit the links below:
Atlanta enters recovery phase from ransomware
Panera leaks millions of customers’ records
No, Panera doesn’t take security seriously
Facebook deletes hundreds of propaganda-tied accounts
Facebook to make changes to GDPR, won’t guarantee changes to hit US
Direct download: tcp-31-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22am EDT
Wed, 28 March 2018
In this week's episode, Dave and Jeff tackle Facebook privacy (and why we need to read EULA's more carefully before signing up), a new bitcoin fork called Dietbitcoin as well as flat Earth hysteria and disconnecting from social media and work emails after leaving the office. Enjoy!
Direct download: tcp30-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am EDT
Thu, 22 March 2018
In this week's jam-packed episode, Dave and Jeff tackle the elephant in the room: the recent Cambridge Analytica / Facebook fallout. Why is it so significant and what can you do to protect your data.
Also in this episode, school bomb-threat hoaxes, the UK national Lottery suffers account hacks and people are STILL falling for Ethereum scams on Twitter.
Direct download: tcp-final-29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38am EDT
Fri, 16 March 2018
In this special episode, Jeff talks to Thiago Marques, Santiago Pontiroli about how criminals are able to clone chip and pin cards in Brazil.
Direct download: goodfellas_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38am EDT
Thu, 15 March 2018
In the 28th edition of the Transatlantic Cable podcast, Dave and I return to our regularly scheduled programming. In this week’s discussion, we dive into the repercussion of the Yahoo breach, the impact of Bitcoin mining in rural America and more. To read more on the stories we discussed this week, please click the links below.
Direct download: tcp-28-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:36am EDT
Fri, 9 March 2018
In today’s podcast, I sit down with Santiago Pontiroli from Kaspersky Lab’s GReAT team in Latin America to discuss the happenings of the second day of the conference.
During our conversation we recap the conference, discuss the Slingshot APT as well as some of the other news coming out of the conference.
Thu, 8 March 2018
In today’s podcast, I sit down with members of Kaspersky Lab’s GReAT team from Latin America to recap the first day of the 2018 edition of the SAS. During our chat, Thiago Marques, Santiago Pontiroli and I discuss the following topics:
Matt Tait’s opening keynote. More commonly known as @pwnallthethings on Twitter, Matt took to the stage to discuss the non-new phenomenon that is disinformation. The session set the stage for a day that went all in on False Flags and making the other side miss.
10 years of GReAT. This session was hosted by Costin Raiu and Vitaly Kamluk discussed the evolution of the team as well as what is next for attribution.
From there, we discuss the Olympic Destroyer malware and the prominence of false flags. The guys also offer their takes on what made the malware so interesting.
We wrap the podcast with a preview of the guys’ presentation on Day 2 of #TheSAS2018.
Direct download: SAS_1_ENG_Recap_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT
Mon, 5 March 2018
The Security Analyst Summit 2018 is finally here and Dave and Jeff take a look at what to expect from the two day conference. Top on the agenda is a look back on 10 years' of SAS as well as a look at key talks and discussions.
Direct download: tcp-27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:59am EDT
Thu, 1 March 2018
In this week's episode, Dave and Jeff talk about how some businesses in the states have had their tax account information leaked online, how contactless card fraud in the UK is on the rise, what's hot and what's not at the recent Mobile World Congress, and getting hacked by aliens. Yes, you read that last part right.
Wed, 21 February 2018
In this weeks episode, David and Jeff tackle yet another poorly configured IoT camera, discuss how a flight-sim mod producer is packaging malware in their installers and also how young Brits are using the same password for multiple online services. Tune in!
Direct download: tcp-25-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT
Thu, 15 February 2018
In this action packed episode, Dave and Jeff take a look at why Bitcoins might be stopping the search for alien life, why you need to NOT share your passwords and to keep an eye out for pension scams on LinkedIn. Tune in!
Direct download: tcp-24-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:22am EDT
Thu, 8 February 2018
In this week's fun packed episode, David and Jeff take a look at cryptocurrency scams on Twitter, how some smartphones may be able to track your location, even with location services disabled.
Also on the podcast this week, a troubling leak of iBoot could cause Apple serious headaches and how China is looking to use smart-glasses to apprehend criminals.
Direct download: tcp_23_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:06am EDT
Wed, 7 February 2018
This year marks the 10th anniversary of The SAS, the annual research conference put on by Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT). With the conference now less than a month away, I sat down with Costin Raiu to discuss how the conference has evolved over the years as well as what makes the conference special and why those looking to attend shouldn’t wait to sign up for this year’s iteration in Cancun (Spoiler there are not too many tickets left!) for #TheSAS2018.
Direct download: tcp_23_sas_costin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:43am EDT
Wed, 31 January 2018
In this week's episode, David and Jeff look at Bitcoins (again!), after a trader was attacked at his house and forced to hand over his cryptocurrency. Along with this, 50 cents somehow forgot he had a stash of some 700 bitcoins after accepting them for one of his albums.
Also on this week's podcast:
Direct download: tcp_22-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52am EDT
Thu, 25 January 2018
In this week's episode, David and Jeff discuss how a woman was able to stowaway on a British Airways flight with no ticket or passport; less than 10% of Gmail users use 2-factor authentication; A British teen who used social engineering to pose as the ex-head of the CIA and why teens prefer hacking to smoking. Tune in!
Direct download: tacp-21-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am EDT
Mon, 22 January 2018
On this special edition podcast, I sit down with Brian Bartholomew of our Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) to discuss his training at the upcoming SAS conference in Cancun, Mexico. During our conversation, we touch on the history of SAS, some of his CTF experiences, what threat intelligence is, what students will learn from his training and much more. Sign up here.
Direct download: tcp_sas_02_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT
Thu, 18 January 2018
In this week's episode, Dave and Jeff take a look at how cars are becoming more connected, and how car manufacturers are looking to cash in on it. Also on the podcast this week: a text that can crash your iPhone messenger app, VR porn password problems and GDPR. Tune in!
Direct download: tcp-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21am EDT
Thu, 18 January 2018
On this special edition podcast, I talk with Sergey Golovanov about the upcoming SAS conference. We discuss the history of the conference, why you should attend along with why you may want to sign up his training on analyzing APT. Sign up here.
Direct download: tacp_se_final_serge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:33am EDT