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 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!

  • Episode 228: Export Grade Vulnerabilities | TechSNAP 228

    August 20th, 2015  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Lenovo & HP are caught injecting malware even after you format the drive, Ubiquiti Networks is socially engineered out of 46 million & are we entering the era of Security Research Prohibition? We debate. Plus your questions, the roundup & much, much more!

  • Episode 227: Oracle's EULAgy #oraclefanfic | TechSNAP 227

    August 13th, 2015  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Oracle really doesn’t want you to reverse engineer their products but they may have just released the Kraken, we’ll explain.

    A massive drop of 35 fixes in one day, great feedback and follow up, a rockin roundup & much, much more!

  • Episode 226: Solving the Flash Plague | TechSNAP 226

    August 7th, 2015  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Adobe is making changes to Flash to mitigate 0day exploits, with help from Google. Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles due to a software flaw, we go inside the “Business Club” cyber crime gang.

    Plus a great batch of questions, the roundup & more!

  • Episode 225: SourceForge's Downfall | TechSNAP 225

    July 30th, 2015  |  1 hr 4 mins

    SourceForge sees downtime, and we examine their infrastructure, a new pervasive hackgroup has been exposed and their track record is fascinating.

    Plus a Hacking Team Round up, a wide variety of audience questions, our answers & much, much more!

  • Episode 224: Butterflies & Backronyms | TechSNAP 224

    July 23rd, 2015  |  1 hr 10 mins

    The Backronym vulnerability hits MySQL right in the SSL protection, we’ll share the details. The hacker Group that hit Apple & Microsoft intensifies their attacks, a survey shows many core Linux tools are at risk & much, much more!

  • Episode 223: A Bias to Insecurity | TechSNAP 223

    July 16th, 2015  |  1 hr 22 mins

    The Hacking Team fallout continues with more zero day patches you need to install, a new attack against RC4 might finally kill it & how to save yourself from a DDoS attack.

    Plus a great batch of your questions, our answers & much, much more!

  • Episode 222: ZFS does not prevent Stupidity | TechSNAP 222

    July 9th, 2015  |  1 hr 22 mins

    From hacking to hacked, hacking team gets owned & what gets leaked is the best part, we’ll share the details.

    Plus, a new OpenSSL vulnerability revealed, Apple tweaks their two factor authentication.. Your questions, our answers & much much more!

  • Episode 221: Ripping me a new Protocol | TechSNAP 221

    July 2nd, 2015  |  1 hr 48 mins

    Amazon has a new TLS implementation & the details look great, we’ll share them with you. The technology that powers the NSA’s XKEYSCORE you could have deployed yourself.

    Some fantastic questions, a big round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 220: Homeland Insecurity | TechSNAP 220

    June 25th, 2015  |  1 hr 28 mins

    Google’s datacenter secrets are finally being revealed & we’ll share the best bits. Why The US Government is in no position to teach anyone about Cyber Security, how you can still get hacked offline, Great questions, a huge round up & much, much more!

  • Episode 219: OPM Data too Valuable to Sell | TechSNAP 219

    June 18th, 2015  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Kaspersky labs has been hacked, we’ll tell you why it looks like a nation state was the attacker, why OPM data is too valuable sell & the real situation with LastPass.

    Plus some great questions, our answers & a rocking round up.

  • Episode 218: Hacking Henchmen for Hire | TechSNAP 218

    June 11th, 2015  |  1 hr 23 mins

    This week, how hard lessons learned in 1982 could be apply to 2015’s security breaches, hacking for hire goes big & a savage sentient car that needs better programming.

    Plus some fantastic questions, a rocking round-up & much more!

  • Episode 217: An Encryptioner's Conscience | TechSNAP 217

    June 4th, 2015  |  1 hr 44 mins

    The sad state of SMTP encryption, a new huge round of flaws has been found in consumer routers & the reviews of Intel’s new Broadwell desktop processors are in!

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

  • Episode 216: Spy vs MSpy | TechSNAP 216

    May 28th, 2015  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Spyware creator mSpy hacked, find out why this breach is particularly egregious, what’s wrong with pcap & why RSA’s death has been greatly exaggerated.

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