Browser In Your Browser, Sock Puppets, Performance Killing Patches, & GIFShell – PSW #755



In the Security News: you liked the browser so much we put a browser in your browser, hackers are using sock puppets, the patch that kills performance, detect eavesdroppers, no more passwords, one-click account hijack thanks to JavaScript, the return of Shakata Ga Nai, GIFShell (or is it jifshell), Lexmark firmware confusion, and searching for a long lost copy of OS/2! Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/psw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Browser In Your Browser, Sock Puppets, Performance Killing Patches, & GIFShell

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Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly

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Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Doug White

Doug White – Professor at Roger Williams University

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Doug White is a Cybersecurity professor at Roger Williams University, the President of Secure Technology, and a Security Weekly network host.

Lee Neely

Lee Neely – Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Lee Neely is a senior IT and security professional at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with over 25 years of experience. He has been involved in many aspects of IT from system integration and quality testing to system and security architecture since 1986. He has had extensive experience with a wide variety of technology and applications from point implementations to enterprise solutions. Lee has worked with securing information systems since he installed his first firewall in 1989.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element

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As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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