SecuraByte Episode 05 Happiness, Fail Whale beaches Itself!!!

News at 11. Well really we started recording about 8 PM on Monday January 5th.  In this SecuraByte episode, Securabit had its largest conference call yet.  Securabit was joined by the guys from both and, as well as Melissa on Twitter AKA @Geekgrrl. We discussed the security vulnerability discovered with’s tech support.  This is a service many of us use and enjoy.  Please have a listen in while we discuss amongst ourselves.

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Rob Fuller – Mubix, @mubix
Anthony Gartner – @AnthonyGartner
Chris Gerling – Hak5Chris, @Hak5chris
Chris Mills – ChrisAM @packetsense
Jason Mueller – SecurabitJay

Special Guests: Melissa (@geekgrrl), Tim Krabec (@tkrabec) of the, Tom (@agent0x0), and Dave (@Securi-D)

Important links for the show and documents used:

Naivete: Web 2.0’s biggest security threat

Britney, Obama Twitter Feeds Hijacked Following Phishing Attack
Fire Fox Addon “Long URL Please”
WIRED just posted this follow up:

4 responses to “SecuraByte Episode 05 Happiness, Fail Whale beaches Itself!!!”

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  2. edsmiley says:

    Very interesting post from Richard Stiennon on his prediction of pretty much this very event last November. Perhaps this 'hacker' followed this as a recipe. 🙂

  3. Tahnka says:

    RE: comment at 20:00; Bank of has optional text message based identity verification for their website.

  4. […] Twitter haz been hacked…Tom and Dave talk about it on SecuraByte 5 […]

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