In this episode, Jay and Joao talk about two recent news developments that may have important implications on the overall industry. First, In response to Microsoft’s recent Azure debacle, a US Senator calls for a probe to look into the matter. Second, our main story is yet another facepalm worthy idea from Google that aims to add “integrity” to our browsers, but it’s oddly lacking in said integrity and almost completely devoid of common sense. Google’s “Web Integrity Protection” seems to protect only their ad dollars while making browsing more tedious for the end-user. Will it pass? What is it exactly? Jay and Joao have all the answers in this episode!
We’ve all heard the cloud referred to as “Someone Else’s Computer”, but what do you do if you find your data is on No One Else’s Computer? In this example, there was a happy ending (data was restored) but it’s still an important consideration all the same. What do you do if your cloud provider all of a sudden doesn’t have your data? In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a recent situation in which Azure customers found themselves in a bit of a bad situation.
Open Source Intelligence is a very interesting topic – it’s all about the things that might get unknowingly leaked, and this leaked information is perfectly legal to know and possess! The IP address that points to a domain, vacation photos on twitter, or even what you had for lunch can be used against you in order to build a profile. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss OSINT and some tools that are commonly used to find it.