Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Beers with Talos Ep. #51: Sea Turtles yeeting packets

Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast Ep. No. 51 is now available. Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:

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Recorded April 12, 2019 — Today, we rip through a few other things to spend most of our time discussing Sea Turtle, the latest DNS hijacking campaign discovered by Talos. Also, Joel causes the biggest blockchain outburst in some time. Special thanks for today’s podcast goes to Danny Adamitis, the main Talos researcher on the Sea Turtle campaign. Danny was going to be with us today, but experienced some technical issues that prevented that from happening. RIP Danny’s mic: 4-12-19.

The timeline:

  • 00:35 — Roundtable: Let’s play guess why Mitch(ell) was in the ER and what Nigel scrapes off Craigslist
  • 14:10 — Banking trojans: It’s Gustuff, man.
  • 16:50 — Sextorition scam update: Cash cow or grinders game?
  • 19:00 — DNS Attacks: A primer to Sea Turtle
  • 22:00 — Sea Turtle: Abusing the fundamental trust at the core of the internet
  • 53:00 — Parting shots and closing thoughts

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

Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff).

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