166 episodes of TechSNAP since the first episode, which aired on December 4, 2014.
Episode 146: Equihax | TechSNAP 336
September 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 28 mins
Equifax got hacked, some top tips for staying safe & a debate over just who's to blame for vulnerable open source software. Then Google's breaking up with Symantec & we take a little time for Sysadmin 101, this time, ticketing systems.
Episode 145: Extended Usefulness | TechSNAP 335
September 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 35 mins
We're extending your filesystems usefulness with extended attributes! We learn what they are & how they might be useful. Plus, we take a look behind the scenes of a major spambot operation & check in with Bruce Schneier on the state of internet privacy.
Episode 144: HPKP: Hard to Say, Hard to Use | TechSNAP 334
August 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
We discuss, and struggle to pronounce, the difficulties in deploying HTTP public key pinning & some possible alternatives you should consider. Then we get excited for (n+1)sec & explore the nuances of setting up home VPN gateway!
Episode 143: Rsync On Ice | TechSNAP 333
August 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 34 mins
We take a trip to the ends of the earth and hear stories of tech support in Antarctica, cover a surprisingly reasonable new suggested standard for responsible disclosure, discuss Kreb's adventures in the world of deep-insert credit card skimmers & more!
Episode 142: Leaky Pumps | TechSNAP 332
August 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 28 mins
With some new card skimmer tech that’s more reason to watch your wallet at the pump, a few tips for postgres migrations & Dan dives deep into his quest for the ultimate boot and nuke experience.
Plus your feedback, a fantastic round-up & so much more!
Episode 141: BTRFS is Toast | TechSNAP 331
August 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
We discuss just how hard, or not, responsible disclosure really is, share some sad news about the status of BTRFS on RHEL, a few more reasons to use ZFS.
Then, we find out if our passwords have been cracked, reveal Dan’s password hashes live & more!
Episode 140: Netflix Lab Rats | TechSNAP 330
August 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
Dan finds a story of a major data leak isn't quite what it seems, a new Talos report that shows a large number of unpatched & unprotected memcached servers. Plus, between some excellent feedback & Dan's adventures, we've got a itty bitty ZFS deep dive.
Episode 139: Teeny Weeny DNS Server | TechSNAP 329
July 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
Some mysterious mac malware that's been lurking for years, a new tool to help you monitor, backup and generally work with your DNS infrastructure & possibly more problems for Symantec, the certificate authority who just can't seem to get things right.
Episode 138: LetsEncrypt is a SNAP | TechSNAP 328
July 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
The recent ‘Devil’s Ivy’ vulnerability has caused quite a rash in the security journalism community. We discuss. Plus you’ve heard of public key encryption, but what lies beyond? We cover some possible alternatives and the problem of identity & more!
Episode 137: Unsecured IO | TechSNAP 327
July 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 43 mins
GNUPG has just released a fix for a dangerous side-channel attack, a leak of NASDAQ test data was picked up by real news organizations and caused a bit of a panic, a security researched who managed to take over all .io domains & more!