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Exploits, malverts, ransomware, iOS – and Star Wars! [Chet Chat Podcast 228]

Join our experts for the latest episode of our weekly security podcast. From exploits to ransomware and from captive portals to Star Wars...

Sophos Security Chet Chat – Episode 228 – Jan 22, 2016

Join Sophos security experts John Shier and Paul Ducklin for the latest episode of our regular security podcast.


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This week: the “crypto debate“, malicious web ads, the Angler exploit kit and ransomware, a tricky bug patched in iOS…and the very, very worst passwords of 2015. (Star Wars is back. Whoever would have thought?)

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1 Comment

Last week I removed a FakeSysdef virus variant from a customer’s computer. The woman, in her 60’s, assured me that she had not gone to a “bad” website. I told her that it did not make a difference, legitimate sites can infect your computer, as with the TV chef whose site had multiple problems last year.


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