Team Cymru Research NFP is a specialized Internet security research firm and 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to making the Internet more secure. Team Cymru helps organizations identify and eradicate problems in their networks, providing insight that improves lives.
In the 31st episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we walk through the fundamentals of the three basic types of botnet Command and Control (C&C) technologies: IRC (Internet Relay Chat) based, HTTP (or Web) based and P2P (Peer-to-peer) based. We also explain how botnets are used to steal money in the Underground Economy as well as looking at how the latest botnet technology has evolved in the last few years.
In the 32nd episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we detail the 20 services that we offer the community at absolutely no cost to them. Some you'll probably already know and use on a daily basis - but many may be new to you. From tools and templates through to feeds and portals, we explain the thinking and practicalities behind them all.
In the 33rd episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', Dave Monnier talks about some New Years Resolutions that might be appropriate for IT Security Professionals.
In the 34th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we ask Bran Krebs: "What keeps you up at night worrying?".
Brian recently left the Washington Post, where he covered all things cybercrime, for a new blogging venture, but he still asks (and in this case answers) some of the most interesting and important questions in the IT Security community.
In the 35th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined by Arjen de Landgraaf to talk about the Team Cymru News Feed: how it's done and what folks are talking about in our community, plus a little regarding plans for the future.
In the 36th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined by Levi Gundert with a review of the weeks news.
In the 37th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined by David Dobrotka of the Dragon Research Group; a new group of volunteers dedicated to the good fight who have already launched tools and grants to make our community and our users all that little bit more informed, researched and safer.
In the 38th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined by the Chief Operating Officer for Team Cymru, Jeff Vosburg, to talk about the Security Innovation Grant. This award will mean up to $10,000 towards the development of an innovative project in the area of information security. See https://drg.team-cymru.org/grant.html for more details.
In the 39th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined by Chas Tomlin to talk about PHP coding along with some of the more common errors developers make and how to avoid them. This was a topic requested by a Who and Why Show viewer and this is the first of two parts.
This is the second part of an episode where Chas Tomlin talks to us about PHP coding.
In the 40th episode of Team Cymru's 'The Who and Why Show', we're joined once again by David Dobrotka of the Dragon Research Group to talk about their research into the Pushdo botnet. Originally known for being very discrete, it recently became a lot more overt for some reason. Many people have shared their data with DRG for analysis and Dave walks us through some of the DRG findings, revealing a number of surprises along the way.