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Open Source Security Podcast

Aug 19, 2019

Josh and Kurt talk about snakeoil cryptography at Black Hat and the new backdoored cryptography fight. Both of these problems will be with us for a very long time. These are fights worth fighting because it's the right thing to do.

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Jul 29, 2019

Josh and Kurt talk about Kazakhstan requiring citizens to place a government controlled root CA certificate on their computers. How does this work. What does it mean for the citizens of Kazakhstan, and why we all should be paying attention.

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Jul 22, 2019

Josh and Kurt talk about a new way to steal cars because a service didn't do proper background checks. We also discuss how this relates to working with criminals, such as ransomware, and what it means for the future of the ransomware industry.

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Jul 16, 2019

Josh and Kurt talk to the authors of a new book The Fifth Domain. Dick Clarke and Rob Knake join us to discuss the book, cybersecurity, US policy, how we got where we are today and what the future holds for cybersecurity.

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Jul 8, 2019

Josh and Kurt talk about user expectations around Facebook's AI. Normal people are starting to see the capabilities and potential risk with all these services. We also cover the topic of China owning a number of VPN services.