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The Threatpost Podcast

Threatpost writers Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss security threats, attacks, vulnerability research and trends with a variety of industry executives, researchers and experts.

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Vivin Nets Thousands of Dollars Using Cryptomining Malware

Threatpost talks to Nick Biasini, a threat researcher at Cisco Talos, about a recently-uncovered threat actor, dubbed Vivin, has made thousands of U.S. dollars through a large-scale cryptomining campaign.


22 Jan 2020

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IoT Device Security: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A recent 2020 IoT report found that more than half of IoT devices are vulnerable to medium- or high-severity attacks, making IoT the low-hanging fruit for attackers. Threatpost talks to Ryan Olson, vice president of Threat Intelligence for Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks, and May Wang, senior distinguished engineer at Palo Alto Networks and former Zingbox CTO, about the top IoT threats.


11 Mar 2020

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News Wrap: Coronavirus Scams, Work From Home Security Woes, Pwn2Own

For the week ended March 20, Threatpost editors break down the top security stories, including: The various cybercriminal activity - from malware, phishing and other scams - tapping into the coronavirus pandemic The security risks of businesses working from home due to the virus' spread Privacy concerns as more governments use facial recognition and mobile apps for tracking the virus   The results of Pwn2Own, which took place this week


20 Mar 2020

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The Roadblocks and Opportunities For Women in Cybersecurity

In 2019, diversity in the cybersecurity was thrust to the forefront with recognition from both vendors and experts. The tech industry is facing challenges around diversity in general, but women are particularly underrepresented. And with an estimated 3.5 million jobs are expected to remain unfilledby 2021, infosec is certainly a lucrative space for women. Threatpost sat down with Jessica LaBouve, a pen tester with A-LIGN, to discuss the personal challenges she's faced in the cybersecurity industry and the opportunities in the space that she sees for improvement.


27 Dec 2019

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