Enterprise Linux Security Episode 83 – FBI/NCA vs Lockbit

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Through a joint effort, the FBI as well as NCA struck a major blow to the Lockbit ransomware group. In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss this story as well as the state of Linux in the enterprise/open-source landscape.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 81 – The VMware Graveyard

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Here we are, yet again, with an industry problem caused by the decision of just one software vendor. This time it’s VMware that’s causing a ruckus. In recent news, it’s been reported that VMware will be killing off 56 (yes, 56) of their stand-alone products, and that’s on top of the news that broke late last year regarding changes in their licensing model. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss these recent VMware-related shenanigans.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 80 – Stop Paying Threat Actors!

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In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss an update on the GTA source code theft, how much threat actors are making from ransomware, and more!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 79 – Top Ten Security Misconfigurations

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In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss a report earlier this year that reveals the “top 10 cybersecurity misconfigurations”. These ten common mistakes can make it trivial for a threat actor to gain access to your infrastructure, so it’s definitely a list everyone should pay close attention to.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 78 – Mirai: The Untold Story

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The Mirai botnet brought the entirety of the internet to its breaking point back in 2016, taking down many prominent web sites. Now, an article from Wired has emerged that reveals the full story behind the scenes – how the threat actors got started, how the events played out, as well as what they’re up to these days. Join Jay and Joao as they discuss this very interesting story!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 77 – Security News Sync

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In this episode, Jay and Joao catch up on recent stories. Among the topics they’ll discuss another version of CentOS going end of life (and why upgrading isn’t so straight-forward), the recent curl vulnerability, and more!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 75 – RepoJacking

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We’ve talked about Supply Chain Attacks on this podcast before, and in this episode Jay and Joao discuss another form of this popular attack vector – RepoJacking! RepoJacking occurs when a repository (such as one hosted on Github) changes information, and due to a link between the old repository info and the new – threat actors can take advantage of this. Join Jay and Joao for a discussion on this attack vector.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 73 – TruffleHog and CVSS version 4.0

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In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss a recent discovery by Truffle Security that has found 4,500 websites that have exposed a very critical directory. In addition, the upcoming Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) update, which will bring to version 4.0 – along with some important changes you’ll need to understand.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 69 – Red Hat vs Enterprise IT

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When it comes to Linux in the Enterprise, we have quite a few challenges we have to overcome on a day to day basis to ensure we can depend on our technology. We never thought Red Hat themselves would some day become our opponent, but here we are. In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss discuss the latest impulsive and irresponsible decision Red Hat has made – as well as how that decision results in the company undermining their own customer base, while alienating the Linux Community at the same time.

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 68 – The Barracuda Vulnerability

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Don’t you just love e-mail? It’s the gift that keeps on giving, and this time managing e-mail is even more annoying for Barracuda’s customers, with CVE-2023-2868. This isn’t just any CVE, this is a complete system own by the threat actors. In fact, it’s so bad that the situation isn’t as simple as installing a patch. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss this vulnerability and just how big of a deal it is.

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