Security 156 – Defcon Arrest

[Editor: I think the transitions are off. Hopefully it isn’t too big of a deal]

We continue with Defcon news: Marcus Hutchins was arrested leaving Las Vegas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yROF…

Safe Cracking robot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9vIc…

Salesforce employee fired for giving his talk: http://www.zdnet.com/article/salesfor…

China VPN ban: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechco…

Security 153 – Certificate Revocation Lists

[editor note: Tom is awesome in this. Me, not so much. I completely misunderstood how this worked.]

So what happens when a certificate can no longer be trusted? How do you revoke trust, or the certificate?

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/07/https-certificate-revocation-is-broken-and-its-time-for-some-new-tools/

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