A mini podcast series
In this special, Webroot podcast series we offer a behind-the-scenes look at the shadowy world of cybercrime from those battling it on the frontlines. Featuring ChannelE2E co-founder and host Joe Panettieri, alongside guest experts from around the industry, discussions delve into the most pressing issues in cybersecurity with those who know them best.
How to Stop Opening the Door to Phishing Attacks
Learn from Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Charlie Tomeo how cybercriminals manipulate users with phishing attacks, high-profile phishing successes, and how they can be prevented.
Landing the Big One with Spear Phishing
Spear phishing, a hyper-targeted form of the classic phishing attack, is rapidly gaining popularity and financial success. Hear Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Hal Lonas discuss this highly-sophisticated tactic.
RDP: Ransomware's Hottest New Delivery Vector
Cybercriminals sniff out unsecured remote desktop protocol (RDP) to circumvent even well-planned defenses. Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Charlie Tomeo discuss RDP as a ransomware delivery strategy.
The Sordid Story of Cryptojacking
How was Tesla duped into running malware on its own AWS infrastructure? Here, Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Charlie Tomeo discuss cryptojacking news and its wider repercussions.
Is HTTPS Really Making Us More Secure?
The idea behind HTTPS is to create a secure, encrypted connection between your browser and a website. Does it work? Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Hal Lonas discuss.
Botnets: New Tricks with Old Exploits
A five-year-old exploit for home router software was recently used to launch massive spam campaigns. Joe Panettieri and Webroot’s Hal Lonas discuss botnets and how to stop them.
How Risky Clicks Equal Big Ransoms for Local Governments
Listen as Joe Panettieri and Webroot guest George Anderson discuss recent ransomware attacks against local governments in Georgia and New York, and how cybersecurity training could help minimize incidents at a fraction of the cost of a breach.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Sounds the Alarm over DNS Attacks
Host Joe Panettieri of ChannelE2E and Webroot guest George Anderson examine the strange saga of a rare U.S. Department of Homeland Security emergency directive ordering all U.S. federal civilian agencies to secure the login credentials for their internet domain records.
Double Kill, Other Favored Exploits, and How to Patch against Them
The remote code execution flaw Double Kill is as ominous as it sounds, making it a mainstay in cybercriminals’ exploit kits. Here Joe Panettieri talks with Webroot analysist Tyler Moffit about patching against it and other exploits.
Cryptojacking, The Sequel: Life After Coinhive
The popular cryptomining tool Coinhive has closed its doors. So the cryptojacking threat should decline, right? ‘Not so fast’ Webroot threat analysts Tyler Moffitt tells host Joe Panettieri. Here's who's filling in where Coinhive left off.
Hackers Order Data to Go: Dealing with Rampant Information Theft
A 10-month breach of the restaurant group Earl Enterprises resulted in the compromise of an estimated two million credit and debit card numbers. In this episode, Joe Panettieri talks rampant information theft with Webroot senior threat analyst Kelvin Murray.
Combatting the Surging Man-in-the-Middle Attack
IBM claims as much as 35 percent of cybercrime involves man-in-the-middle attacks. Recently, Russian agents used one while trying to hack a European chemical weapons agency. Webroot senior threat analyst Kelvin Murray talks with Joe Panettieri about these popular attacks.
Introducing the Malware Manifesto
Can't get enough malware? The Malware Manifesto is a database of major known threats as seen by Webroot and other security channels. Join today to chat about developments in cybersecurity and find helpful resources on trending topics.