Pentagonal

Pentagonal

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A show about privacy and security in the digital age.
20: The Kids In Business
Feb 7
Jake and Cristian talk about Android Botnets, faceswapping, cheap botnets on demand, crypto, Windows OEMs, and conspiracy theories. Content Warning: Child Abuse Mentions (the Telegram Apple Story), Bad Conspiracy Theories, Slight Chat App Discourse. Show…
19: Security State Of Things
Jan 14
Jake and Cristian talk about US Customs Guidlines, a smart camera from CES, porn ads in the Play Store, an update on the GoogleMemoGate, and we talk about Facebook’s new News Feed. Content Warning: Politics, Porn, Discussions of many forms of bigotry.…
18: Meltdown and Spectre
Jan 6
Jake and Cristian talk about meltdown, spectre, Google Play ad creepiness, HID USB attacks, and Alexa Police integrations. Show Notes: 00:00:31 – Meltdown and Spectre 00:17:53 – Android Games Listening To What You’re Watching On TV 00:25:15 – HID USB…
17: Still Better Than Android
Dec 14, 2017
This week on Pentagonal we talk about Apple’s recent security woes and email tracking. We also uhhh talk about uhhh AI generated faceswapping adult videos???? Show Notes: 00:02:25 – Apple’s Recent Security Woes 00:21:50 – Email Tracking 00:38:16 –…
16: Please Message Us If You Like Skype For Business
Nov 18, 2017
This week on Pentagonal we have some follow up on Amazon Key and Facebook Nudes. Equihax comes back from the dead. Plus we laugh at Google again and talk about a questionable Face ID Hack. CW: Light discussion of gross internet things people who scan…
15: Put Your Pants On
Nov 8, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we have a final sign off to Equihax, take a drive into KRACK, make fun of Amazon Key, make fun of Android, and we make fun of Facebook. Show Notes: Equifax website serving fake flash downloads KRACK Amazon Key Crunchyroll serves…
14: Time Travel is Wack
Oct 9, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we have a grab bag of stories that we find interesting. Recorded live and direct 10 minutes after the last episode recording, we’re a little worn out from time travel. Show Notes: Google Play is still untrustworthy and bad at…
13: Follow Up
Oct 3, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we follow up on a bunch of topics from previous episodes. Also we talk about a store where private information can get you real things and we make fun of the Pixelbook. Show Notes: Store That Sells Stuff For Your Private Data…
12: Equihax
Sep 15, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about the Equifax hack. We also talk about the Blueborne exploit and Jakes love of Animoji. Plus: Jake reviews Oreos. Show Notes: Equihax After Equifax Breach, Here’s Your Next Worry: Weak PINs Three Equifax Managers Sold…
11: Shell Companies All The Way Down
Sep 5, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about Google trying to silence all of their enemies. Jake is in his happy place and no one can stop him from shaming Google. We also have two stories actually about privacy and security, if you’re into that kind of thing.…
10: Sandstorm
Aug 30, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we take a deep dive into Sandstorm. Also: a discussion of a drive unlocking case, a sidebar on the old web, and another episode of the Google podcast. Show Notes: Man in jail 2 years for refusing to decrypt drives. Will he ever…
9: DEFCON
Aug 22, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about some of our favorite stories to come out of DEFCON. Plus, Cristian has a new Mastodon instance. Show Notes: Slayer Of Wcry Worm Charged With Creating Unrelated Banking Malware Salesforce “Red Team” Members Present…
8: Took Some Benadryl And Dove In
Aug 14, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk more about that Google Memo. Next week we’ll be back to an actual privacy and/or security topic. We promise. Show Notes: Why I Was Fired From Google – WSJ Sundar Pichai Should Resign as Google’s C.E.O. – New York Times…
7: The Right To Be Forgotten
Aug 8, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we take a look at the right to be forgotten. It then turns into a look at laughable the internal Google Diversity Manifesto is. Show Notes: “the individual’s right to privacy against the public’s right to know”, deciding if the…
6: Emails Matter
Jul 23, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about net neutrality. Please send any and all mail to Jake. We also have a sidebar about state budgets. Show Notes: Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says FCC refuses to release text of…
5: Welcome To The Future!
Jul 17, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about government records being public and biometrics. Plus two sidebars on fake news and app stores. Show Notes: White House voter commission publishes names, numbers of worried citizens Next on Fake News: Watch Obama Give…
4: Oath is Coming
Jul 10, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we discuss a variety of topics: Google Home, LetsEncrypt wildcards, threat models, and why you probably shouldn’t bother with encrypted email. Show Notes Google Home Breaks Up Dispute LetsEncrypt Wildcard Certs How I Learned To…
3: A #Millenial Out In The City
Jul 2, 2017
This week on Pentagonal, we try and stay on topic. Topics include Petya, chat apps, electron apps, and new podcast ideas. Petya: https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/06/notpetya-developers-obtained-nsa-exploits-weeks-before-their-public-leak/ Telegram:…
2: Eternal Blue
Jun 25, 2017
This week on Pentagonal we take a deep dive into WannaCry and take some weird non-sequiturs into password managers and the security model of Windows apps. Show Notes WannaCry A Bunch of Ars Technica Links Describing This Whole Thing…
1: 20 Dollar Android Tablets On Black Friday
Jun 16, 2017
Howdy! Pentagonal is a show about privacy and security in the digital age. Each week Jacob and Cristian will talk about how folks can stay private and safe when everything seems to be intruding into our lives. This week we talk about how folks in poverty…