Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Beers with Talos Ep. #45: SoHo attacks, IoT devices, and the cesspool setting

Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast Ep. #45 is now available. Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:

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Ep. #45 show notes: 

Recorded Jan. 18, 2019

We have an extended roundtable today (even more than usual) because we accidentally discussed some relevant security topics in the meantime. Eventually, we move on to talk about recent releases, primarily the PyLocky decryptor and more internet-of-things vulnerabilities. We move on to discuss what’s going on in the small and home office device space, with some specific advice and a lot of rage. This episode closes out discussing the release of a new plugin for IDA called "Dynamic Data Resolver" (download available) and reminding everyone of the TTRS CFP (closing soon!) here.

The timeline:

The topics

01:00 — Roundtable: The Reds, blockchain, Talos is hiring, the language of theater versus film. Yep. All that.
22:26 — Emotet, Pylocky, and what we’ve been writing about lately
28:15 — SoHo device attacks - the prevalence and problems presented
53:17 — The cesspool setting for IoT devices
54:45 — Dynamic Data Resolver (DDR) plugin for IDA Pro
59:30 — Parting shots, closing thoughts

The links

The healing powers of Anfield
Talos Careers page
Stage musicals as movies analysis
Pylocky Ransomware decryptor
R600 VPN vulnerability post
DDR plug-in for IDAPro
Paul’s IDA palette
Talos Threat Research Summit CFP


Featuring: Craig Williams (@Security_Craig), Joel Esler (@JoelEsler), Matt Olney (@kpyke) and Nigel Houghton (@EnglishLFC).
Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff).
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