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 60

Posted on Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

Security updates for python-apt, GnuTLS, tcpdump, the Linux kernel and more, plus we look at plans to integrate Ubuntu Security Notices within the main ubuntu.com website.

Episode 59

Posted on Friday, Jan 24, 2020

After a weeks break we are back to look at updates for ClamAV, GnuTLS, nginx, Samba and more, plus we briefly discuss the current 20.04 Mid-Cycle Roadmap Review sprint for the Ubuntu Security Team

Episode 58

Posted on Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

In the first episode for 2020, we look at security updates for Django and the Linux kernel, plus Alex and Joe discuss security and privacy aspects of smart assistant connected devices.

Episode 57

Posted on Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

In the final episode of 2019, we look at security updates for RabbitMQ, GraphicsMagick, OpenJDK and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss a typical day-in-the-life of a Ubuntu Security Team member.

Episode 56

Posted on Friday, Dec 13, 2019

In the second to last episode for 2019, we look at security updates for Samba, Squid, Git, HAProxy and more, plus Alex and Joe discuss Evil Corp hacker indictments, unsecured AWS S3 buckets and more.

Episode 55

Posted on Monday, Dec 9, 2019

This week we cover security updates for NSS, SQLite, the Linux kernel and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss a recent FBI advisory warning about possible dangers of Smart TVs.

Episode 54

Posted on Sunday, Nov 24, 2019

Security updates for DPDK, Linux kernel, QEMU, ImageMagick, Ghostscript and more, plus Joe and Alex talk about how to get into information security.

Episode 53

Posted on Friday, Nov 15, 2019

This week we look at the details of the latest Intel hardware vulnerabilities, including security updates for the Linux kernel and Intel microcode, plus Bash, cpio, FriBidi and more.

Episode 52

Posted on Friday, Nov 8, 2019

This week we look at security updates for FreeTDS, HAProxy, Nokogiri, plus some regressions in Whoopsie, Apport and Firefox, and Joe and Alex discuss the release of 14.04 ESM for personal use under the Ubuntu Advantage program.

Episode 51

Posted on Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

In this Halloween Special, Joe and Alex talk about what scares them in security, plus we look at security updates for Firefox, PHP, Samba, Whoopsie, Apport and more.