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Episode 242: Hacking the Farm (and John Deere) with Sick Codes

In our latest podcast, Paul caught up with Sick Codes (@sickcodes) to talk about his now-legendary presentation at the DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas, in which he demonstrated a hack that ran...

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DEF CON DOOM Patrol: Deere Jailbreak Raises Questions on Security, Competition

A researcher presented the results of a year-long effort to reverse engineer John Deere hardware to run a version of the DOOM first person shooter. He also discovered a number of...

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Feel Good Ukraine Tractor Story Highlights Ag Cyber Risk

The good news? John Deere bricked expensive farm equipment taken by thieving Russian troops. The bad news: those same remote access features could be used to launch crippling, large scale attacks...

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Episode 226: The Cyber Consequences Of Our Throw Away Culture

We speak with John Shegerian of ERI about his new book: “The Insecurity of Everything” and how our e-waste may be exposing sensitive data to other nations.
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Episode 215-2: Leave the Gun, Take the McFlurry

In part II of our interview with Jeremy O’Sullivan of the IoT startup Kytch. We hear about how what Kytch revealed about Taylor’s soft ice cream hardware put him at odds...

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Episode 215-1: Jeremy O’Sullivan of Kytch On The Tech Serving McDonald’s Ice Cream Monopoly

Jeremy O’Sullivan, co-founder of the IoT analytics company, Kytch brings us the cautionary tale of his company’s travails with the commercial ice cream machine manufacturer, Taylor, whose equipment is used by...

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Update on the Massachusetts Right to Repair Lawsuit

As I wrote about previously on our blog, the Massachusetts Right to Repair amendment passed in November is up against a lawsuit from auto manufacturers. Now, the Massachusetts’ Attorney General’s office...

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Episode 193: Repair, Cyber and Your Car with Assaf Harel of Karamba Security

Assaf Harel of the firm Karamba Security joins us in the Security Ledger studio to discuss connected car security and the right to repair.
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