We investigate whether AirDrop is really as dangerous as researchers claimed. We discuss the pestiferous problem of fake Linux bugs submitted as an academic exercise. We review the latest Sophos Ransomware Report and uncover uncomfortable truths about paying up.
With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin.
Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge.
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One comment on “S3 Ep30: AirDrop worries, Linux pests and ransomware truths [Podcast]”
Re: Checking that your third party “support” really are taking the contracted back-ups.
If you demand that they send encrypted DVDs to you – don’t test them by “overwriting” the production system!
Makes the case for multiple systems: Production, Development AND Recovery? But how many small business do that? With the price of hardware so low (compared to decades ago) and the cost of cloud computing so low, is the price of a “stand-by Recovery System” a good insurance?