A weekly podcast talking about the latest developments and updates from the Ubuntu Security team.

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 132

Posted on Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Extended Security Maintenance gets an extension, Linux disk encryption and authentication goes under the microscope and we cover security updates for libgcrypt, the Linux kernel, Python, and more.

Episode 91

Posted on Friday, Sep 18, 2020

This week we look at security updates for GUPnP, OpenJPEG, bsdiff and more.

Episode 90

Posted on Friday, Sep 11, 2020

This week we look at security updates for the X server, the Linux kernel and GnuTLS plus we preview the upcoming AppArmor3 release that is slated for Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla).

Episode 89

Posted on Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

This week we farewell Joe McManus plus we look at security updates for Firefox, Chrony, Squid, Django, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 88

Posted on Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

This week we talk antivirus scanners and false positives in the Ubuntu archive, plus we look at security updates for QEMU, Bind, Net-SNMP, sane-backends and more.

Episode 87

Posted on Friday, Aug 21, 2020

This week we look at the Drovorub Linux malware outed by the NSA/FBI plus we detail security updates for Dovecot, Apache, Salt, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 86

Posted on Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

This week we discuss the recent announcement of a long-awaited native client for 1password, plus Google Chrome experiments with anti-phishing techniques, and we take a look at security updates for OpenJDK 8, Samba, NSS and more.

Episode 85

Posted on Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Levi Perigo is our special guest this week to discuss SDN and NFV with Joe, plus Alex does the weekly roundup of security updates, including Ghostscript, Squid, Apport, Whoopsie, libvirt and more.

Episode 84

Posted on Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

In a week when too many security updates are never enough, we cover the biggest one of them all for a while, BootHole, with an interview between Joe McManus and Alex Murray for some behind-the-scenes and in-depth coverage, plus we also look briefly at the other 100-odd CVEs for the week in FFmpeg, OpenJDK, LibVNCServer, ClamAV and more.

Episode 83

Posted on Friday, Jul 24, 2020

This week Joe talks Linux Security Modules stacking with John Johansen and Steve Beattie plus Alex looks at security updates for snapd, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 82

Posted on Friday, Jul 17, 2020

With Ubuntu 19.10 going EOL, we have a special interview by Joe with Chris Coulson and Steve Beattie from the Ubuntu Security Team to talk TPMs and Ubuntu Core 20, plus Alex looks at some of the 71 CVEs addressed by the team and more.