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Join us and learn about the security tools that pentesters, security researchers and other experts use every day. Hear directly from tool authors on what inspired them and how to get started with your own security research.

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Join us and learn about the security tools that pentesters, security researchers and other experts use every day. Hear directly from tool authors on what inspired them and how to get started with your own security research.

Sponsored by Varonis

    Hacking Through School: College Cybersecurity Jobs with Nick Godshall

    Hacking Through School: College Cybersecurity Jobs with Nick Godshall

    Not everyone with a job in cybersecurity is a professional hacker. Nick is a mechanical engineering student at UCLA who also presents on one of the largest infosec channels on YouTube and writes his own security tools.

    We discuss how students can get started in cybersecurity jobs without committing to a cybersecurity career, and the ways an infosec background has made getting job offers easier.

    • 49 min
    Catching Russian Hackers in Decommissioned Servers with Adrian from Thinkst

    Catching Russian Hackers in Decommissioned Servers with Adrian from Thinkst

    Canarytokins are like honeypots that can be applied to any file, and routinely catch hackers by alerting when sensitive files are touched. Learn how Thinkst detected unauthorized access to a server that was decommissioned and other wild stories with Adrian Sanabria.

    • 50 min
    Breaking Facial Recognition With Vic From F-Secure

    Breaking Facial Recognition With Vic From F-Secure

    Facial recognition is popping up everywhere, making defeating it a tempting target for hackers. I speak with Vic Harkness from F-Secure about where you can expect to find facial recognition now, how people are defeating it, and why some methods can work better than others.

    • 58 min
    Automating the Fight Against Scammers & Unfair Parking Tickets with DoNotPay

    Automating the Fight Against Scammers & Unfair Parking Tickets with DoNotPay

    DoNotPay is an automation service which makes it easy to interface with different legal services which are usually costly or require expensive expert advice.

    By automating legal services for everything from beating tickets to divorce, DoNotPay hacks the complex legal code of our society to provide access to the rights everyday people need to exercise.

    I speak with Joshua Browder, the founder of DoNotPay, about the DoNotPay service and their new fake tracking credit cards, designed to be given to phone scammers. If a phone scammer runs your fake card, DoNotPay provides an automated service to sue them for the maximum legal penalty.

    • 43 min
    Hacking the Wi-fi of Today & Tomorrow With Mathy Vanhoef

    Hacking the Wi-fi of Today & Tomorrow With Mathy Vanhoef

    Mathy Vanhoef is a researcher who focuses on the security of Wi-Fi and other important protocols, often discovering issues that impact all 9 billion plus devices using Wi-Fi. We discuss some of the serious security and privacy problems with the Wi-Fi standard, including ways Mathy has discovered to "break" Wi-Fi completely or gain an unfair advantage. We also go over WPA3, the new Wi-Fi standard set to replace WPA2, and the various ways it can already be attacked.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Arduino Hacking with Seytonic

    Arduino Hacking with Seytonic

    Seytonic is a YouTube creator who makes security content and Arduino-based hacking tools. We talk about what it's like to create content for hackers, his experience making hacker hardware, and why he chose to make low-cost hacking tools using Arduino IDE.

    • 49 min

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