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Open Source Security Podcast

Feb 17, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about a huge working from home experiment because of the the Coronavirus. We also discuss some of the advice going on around the outbreak, as well as how humans are incredibly good at ignoring good advice, often to their own peril. Also an airplane wheel falls off.

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Feb 10, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about open source maintainers and building communities. While an open source maintainer doesn't owe anyone anything, there are some difficult conversations around holding back a community rather than letting it flourish.

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Feb 3, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about SIM swapping. What is it, how does it work. Why should you care? There's not a ton you can do to protect yourself, but we go over some of the basic concepts and what to watch out for. It's unfortunate this is still a problem.

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Jan 27, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about two recent vulnerabilities that have had very different outcomes. One was the Citrix remote code execution flaw. While the flaw is bad, the handling of the flaw was possibly worse than the flaw itself. The other was the Microsoft ECC encryption flaw. It was well handled even though it was hard...


Jan 20, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about the updated Google Project Zero disclosure policy. What's the new policy, what does it mean, and will it really matter? We suspect it will improve some things, but won't drastically change much.

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