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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 111

Posted on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

This week we look at how Ubuntu is faring at Pwn2Own 2021 (which still has 1 day and 2 more attempts at pwning Ubuntu 20.10 to go) plus we look at security updates for SpamAssassin, the Linux kernel, Rack and Django, and we cover some open positions on the Ubuntu Security team too.

Episode 70

Posted on Friday, Apr 10, 2020

This week we have a great interview between Joe McManus and Emilia Torino from the Ubuntu Security team, plus we cover security updates for Apport, Firefox, GnuTLS, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 69

Posted on Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

This week we cover security updates for a Linux kernel vulnerability disclosed during pwn2own, Timeshift, pam-krb5 and more, plus we have a special guest, Vineetha Kamath, to discuss security certifications for Ubuntu.

Episode 68

Posted on Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

This week we cover security updates for Apache, Twisted, Vim a kernel livepatch and more, plus Alex and Joe discuss OVAL data feeds and the cvescan snap for vulnerability awareness.

Episode 67

Posted on Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

A big week in security updates, including the Linux kernel, Ceph, ICU, Firefox, Dino and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss tips for securely working from home in light of Coronavirus.

Episode 66

Posted on Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

This week we cover security updates for Django, runC and SQLite, plus Alex and Joe discuss the AMD speculative execution Take A Way attack and we look at some recent blog posts by the team too.

Episode 65

Posted on Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Whilst avoiding Coronavirus, this week we look at updates for libarchive, OpenSMTPD, rake and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss ROS, the Robot Operating System and how the Ubuntu Security Team is involved in the ongoing development of secure foundations for robotics.

Episode 64

Posted on Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

This week we look at security updates for ppp, Squid, rsync + more, and Joe and Alex discuss the wide scope of the Ubuntu Security Team including some current open positions.

Episode 63

Posted on Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Security updates for Firefox, QEMU, Linux kernel, ClamAV and more, plus we discuss our recommended reading list for getting into infosec and farewell long-time member of the Ubuntu Security Team / community Tyler Hicks.

Episode 62

Posted on Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

This week Alex and Joe take an indepth look at the recent Sudo vulnerability CVE-2019-18634 plus we look at security updates for OpenSMTPD, systemd, Mesa, Yubico PIV tool and more. We also look at a recent job opening for a Robotics Security Engineer to join the Ubuntu Security team.

Episode 61

Posted on Friday, Feb 7, 2020

Joe is back to discuss a recent breach against Wawa, plus we detail security updates from the past week including Apache Solr, OpenStack Keystone, Sudo, Django and more.