Are you a fan of MySQL? What if we told you that there’s an infinite supply of it online, right out in the open?! It’s literally as bad as it sounds! In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss how over 3.6 million MySQL instances are publicly available, as well as other forms of unintended public access.
A “researcher” with a screen name of “Sockpuppets” decides to demonstrate how insecure some specific online resources are, in the worst way possible. You can’t make this stuff up! In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss what this individual wanted to accomplish (and what happened instead).
In this episode, Jay and Joao unpack some recent news around the BVP47 vulnerability, and some very interesting details around it and how it came to be. This is one of those “spy thriller” type episodes, so don’t miss it!
Through the course of the podcast so far, Jay and Joao have discussed foundational topics, as well as news and current trends. In this episode, second factor authentication is discussed. This foundational episode will go over what it is, why you should use it, and also some of the things that can potentially weaken its benefit.