Pentagonal Episode 18: Meltdown and Spectre

Pentagonal Episode 18: Meltdown and Spectre
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Jake and Cristian talk about meltdown, spectre, Google Play ad creepiness, HID USB attacks, and Alexa Police integrations. Show Notes: 00:00:31 – Meltdown and Spectre 00:17:53 – Android Games Listening To What You’re Watching On TV 00:25:15 – HID USB Attacks 00:31:54 – Alexa Police Integrations Meltdown & Spectre: Reading privileged memory with a side-channel […]

Pentagonal Episode 17: Still Better Than Android

Pentagonal Episode 17: Still Better Than Android
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This week on Pentagonal we talk about Apple’s recent security woes and email tracking. We also uhhh talk about uhhh AI generated faceswapping adult videos???? Show Notes: 00:02:25 – Apple’s Recent Security Woes 00:21:50 – Email Tracking 00:38:16 – Faceswapping AI Porn Videos??? macOS bug lets you log in as admin with no password required […]

Pentagonal Episode 16: Please Message Us If You Like Skype For Business

Pentagonal Episode 16: Please Message Us If You Like Skype For Business
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This week on Pentagonal we have some follow up on Amazon Key and Facebook Nudes. Equihax comes back from the dead. Plus we laugh at Google again and talk about a questionable Face ID Hack. CW: Light discussion of gross internet things people who scan Facebook for content that folks upload to the service. Show […]

Pentagonal Episode 15: Put Your Pants On

Pentagonal Episode 15: Put Your Pants On
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This week on Pentagonal, we have a final sign off to Equihax, take a drive into KRACK, make fun of Amazon Key, make fun of Android, and we make fun of Facebook. Show Notes: Equifax website serving fake flash downloads KRACK Amazon Key  Crunchyroll serves some malware Windows 10 with SmartScreen was blocking it in […]

Pentagonal Episode 14: Time Travel is Wack

Pentagonal Episode 14: Time Travel is Wack
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This week on Pentagonal, we have a grab bag of stories that we find interesting. Recorded live and direct 10 minutes after the last episode recording, we’re a little worn out from time travel. Show Notes: Google Play is still untrustworthy and bad at security. SafeBrowse Chrome extension found to be secretly mining for cryptocurrency. […]

Pentagonal Episode 13: Follow Up

Pentagonal Episode 13: Follow Up
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This week on Pentagonal, we follow up on a bunch of topics from previous episodes. Also we talk about a store where private information can get you real things and we make fun of the Pixelbook. Show Notes: Store That Sells Stuff For Your Private Data Equifax Update Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer […]

Pentagonal Episode 12: Equihax

Pentagonal Episode 12: Equihax
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk about the Equifax hack. We also talk about the Blueborne exploit and Jakes love of Animoji. Plus: Jake reviews Oreos. Show Notes: Equihax After Equifax Breach, Here’s Your Next Worry: Weak PINs Three Equifax Managers Sold Stock Before Cyber Hack Revealed Equifax Lobbied To Kill Rule Protecting Victims Of […]

Pentagonal Episode 11: Shell Companies All The Way Down

Pentagonal Episode 11: Shell Companies All The Way Down
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk about Google trying to silence all of their enemies. Jake is in his happy place and no one can stop him from shaming Google. We also have two stories actually about privacy and security, if you’re into that kind of thing. Show Notes: 1:30 SharknAT&To Jake shares an article […]

Pentagonal Episode 10: Sandstorm

Pentagonal Episode 10: Sandstorm
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This week on Pentagonal, we take a deep dive into Sandstorm. Also: a discussion of a drive unlocking case, a sidebar on the old web, and another episode of the Google podcast. Show Notes: Man in jail 2 years for refusing to decrypt drives. Will he ever get out? Sandstorm Capability-based security motherfuckingwebsite Patreon of […]

Pentagonal Episode 9: DEFCON

Pentagonal Episode 9: DEFCON
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This week on Pentagonal, we talk about some of our favorite stories to come out of DEFCON. Plus, Cristian has a new Mastodon instance. Show Notes: Slayer Of Wcry Worm Charged With Creating Unrelated Banking Malware Salesforce “Red Team” Members Present Tool At Defcon, Get Fired The Time I Was Handcuffed To A Chair In […]