Threatpost writers Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss security threats, attacks, vulnerability research and trends with a variety of industry executives, researchers and experts.
United States
243 episodes
since Jan. 16, 2015


Why did Valve-owner Steam say it made a "mistake" turning a researcher away from its bug bounty program? Who was behind a backdoor that was purposefully introduced into a utility utilized by Unix and Linux servers? And why is Facebook coming under fire for its "Clear History" feature? Threatpost editors Lindsey O'Donnell and Tom Spring break down the top stories of the week that have the infosec space buzzing, including: A backdoor that was intentionally planted in Webminin 2018 and found during the DEF CON 2019 security conference when researchers stumbled upon malicious code. A researcher disclosing a zero-day vulnerability (the second in two weeks) for the Steam gaming client after he said he was barred from the bug bounty programof Steam's owner, Valve. Facebook being met with vitriol after users discovered its "Clear History" feature, rolled out in some countries this week, wasn't what they had thought.
Disclaimer: The podcast and artwork embedded on this page are from Mike Mimoso, Chris Brook, which is the property of its owner and not affiliated with or endorsed by Listen Notes, Inc.


Why to claim podcasts?

If you are a podcaster, the best way to manage your podcasts on Listen Notes is by claiming your Listen Notes podcast pages. It is a great, free way to engage the podcast community and increase the visibility of your podcasts.
After claiming your Listen Notes podcast pages, you will be able to:
Manually refresh the RSS feed to sync up
Get a verified badge (
) alongside with your podcast name on Listen Notes
Post classified ads for sponsorship, guests, co-hosts, cross-promotion...
Coming soon:
Self-service promotion on Listen Notes
Use speech-to-text techniques to transcribe your show and edit transcripts
Improve the presence of your podcasts, e.g., self served podcaster interview...
Respond to listener comments on Listen Notes
Track your podcast stats on Listen Notes, e.g., listens, page views...
Manage episodes


Thank you for helping to keep the podcast database up to date.