Alien Eye in the Sky - 27th Jan 2017

January 27, 2017 | Javvad Malik

Welcome to another edition of Alien Eye in the Sky. There were more than enough stories to go around for this episode, and many that didn’t make the cut. Like why you don’t need a Chief Security Officer, the command-line for cybersec, and how you can steal passwords from McDonald’s users.

Investigative journalist Brian Krebs takes a stab at unmasking the author of the Mirai Worm, while MIT wants you to help it’s ‘moral machine’ decide who dies in a car crash.

What secrets can red teamers learn by purple teaming?

Links to stories from the video

Fired IT employee offered to unlock data — for $200,000

Ankle mounted WiFi jammers

Cellbright hacked

Hamas honeytrap

Javvad Malik

About the Author: Javvad Malik

The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.

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