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Open Source Security Podcast

Aug 31, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about Chromium sending traffic to root DNS servers. Telemetry watching what we do. Cryptocurrency scams and a few other random topics. Also pandas.

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Aug 24, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about the Microsoft 2 year old signature bug and Github no longer processing MFA resets for free users. Signing things is hard, but trying to manage users and infrastructure at scale is even harder.

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Aug 17, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about the current state of information security. There are aspects that resemble a cult more than we would like. It's not all bad though, there are some things we can do to help move things forward. This episode shouldn't be taken too seriously.

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Aug 10, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about Secure Boot. The conversation uses the recent "Boot Hole" vulnerability to frame a conversation about what Secure Boot is and isn't. Why the Boot Hole flaw doesn't really matter, and why Secure Boot was very scary for Linux users back when it came out.

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Aug 3, 2020

Josh and Kurt talk about some of the necessary evils of security. There are challenges we face like passwords and resource management. Sometimes the problem is old ideas, sometimes it's we don't have metrics. Can you measure not getting hacked?

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