TechSNAP

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast.

About the show

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast. Every two weeks TechSNAP covers the stories that impact those of us in the tech industry, and all of us that follow it. Every episode we dedicate a portion of the show to answer audience questions, discuss best practices, and solving your problems.

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Episodes

  • Episode 244: Finding Nakamoto | TechSNAP 244

    December 10th, 2015  |  1 hr 55 mins

    Bitcoin’s creator has been found again, we’ll cover what the media thinks they’ve figured out & what we really know.

    Then, 'In Patches We Trust: Why Security Updates have to get better', a great batch of questions, a huge round up & much more!

  • Episode 243: SpyFi Barbie | TechSNAP 243

    December 3rd, 2015  |  1 hr 35 mins

    The US Government is offering free penetration tests, with a catch, we break down the VTech Breakin & the only sure way to protect your credit online.

    Plus great questions, a big round up with breaking news & much more!

  • Episode 242: A Keyboard Walks into a Barcode | TechSNAP 242

    November 26th, 2015  |  1 hr 20 mins

    A research team finds various ways to attack LastPass, how to use a cocktail of current Android exploits to own a device & hacking a point of sale system using poisoned barcodes!

    Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

  • Episode 241: Double ROT-13 | TechSNAP 241

    November 19th, 2015  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Encryption & privacy took quite a beating this week in the wake of the Paris attacks. We come to its defense. Your ISP heard you like backdoors, so they put a backdoor in your backdoor, the story of the social RAT & more!

  • Episode 240: Zero-Days Of Our Lives | TechSNAP 240

    November 12th, 2015  |  1 hr 25 mins

    The first remote administration trojan that targets Android, Linux, Mac and Windows. Joomla and vBulletin have major flaws & tips for protecting your online privacy from some very motivated public figures.

    Plus great questions, a rockin' roundup & more!

  • Episode 239: PLAID Falls Out of Fashion | TechSNAP 239

    November 5th, 2015  |  1 hr 6 mins

    CISA provides no solutions, just new excuses. The new Australian smartcard system is a total disaster & why Google’s URLs are so crazy.

    Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin' round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 238: Certifiable Authority | TechSNAP 238

    October 29th, 2015  |  1 hr 18 mins

    TalkTalk gets compromised, Hackers make cars safer & Google plays hardball with Symantec.

    Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 237: A Rip in NTP | TechSNAP 237

    October 22nd, 2015  |  2 hrs 5 mins

    The OpenZFS summit just wrapped up and Allan shares the exciting new features coming to the file system, researchers warn about flaws in NTP & of course we've got some critical patches.

    Plus a great batch of questions, a rockin' round up & much more!

  • Episode 236: National Security Breaking Agency | TechSNAP 236

    October 15th, 2015  |  1 hr 51 mins

    How the NSA might be breaking Crypto, fresh zero day exploit against Flash with a twist & Keylogging before computers.

    Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round-up & much more!

  • Episode 235: Catching the Angler | TechSNAP 235

    October 8th, 2015  |  1 hr 52 mins

    Debug mode exposes sensitive data, Cisco’s Talos group exposes the Angler exploit kit & how a Microsoft exposed Conficker with an egg hunt.

    Plus some great feedback, a huge round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 234: Key Flaw With GPL | TechSNAP 234

    October 1st, 2015  |  1 hr 6 mins

    D-Link publishes its private code signing keys, exploiting Windows Symbolic Links & why encryption is not sufficient protection.

    Plus some great questions, our answers, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

  • Episode 233: Dukes of Cyber Hazard | TechSNAP 233

    September 24th, 2015  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Let’s Encrypt hits a major milestone, F-Secure publishes their investigation into “The Dukes” & we dig into Tarsnap’s email confirmation bypass.

    Plus a great batch of your questions, a rocking round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 232: Hardware Insecurity Module | TechSNAP 232

    September 17th, 2015  |  1 hr 4 mins

    How Groupon made the switch to FreeBSD & why. Researches extract keys from a hardware module & Intel’s new CPU backed malware protection.

    Plus your questions, a great roundup & more!

  • Episode 231: Leaky RSA Keys | TechSNAP 231

    September 10th, 2015  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Red Hat highlights how leaky many open source RSA implementations are, Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy & the Mac is definitely under attack.

    Plus some quick feedback, a rockin' roundup & much, much more!

  • Episode 230: Trojan Family Ties | TechSNAP 230

    September 3rd, 2015  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Rooting your Android device might be more dangerous than you realize, why the insurance industry will take over InfoSec & the NSA prepares for Quantum encryption.

    Plus some great questions, a fantastic roundup & more!

  • Episode 229: Extortion Startups | TechSNAP 229

    August 27th, 2015  |  1 hr 44 mins

    The real fallout from the Ashley Madison hack gets personal. The Android StageFright patch that doesn’t cover all of the holes, and turning a KVM into a spying appliance.

    Plus a great batch of questions, our answers, a rocking round up & more!