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Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast. Every week TechSNAP covers the stories that impact those of us in the tech industry, and all of us that follow it. Every episode we dedicate a portion of the show to answer audience questions, discuss best practices, and solving your problems.
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Episode 359: Netflix’s Dark Capacity
3 days ago
Netflix has a few tricks we can learn from, and the story of clever malware that was operating undetected since 2012.
Plus we discuss Let's Encrypt’s Wildcard support and explain what ACME v2 is.
Then we detail the bad position Samba 4 admins are in, and the real cause of these recent 1.7Tbps DDoS attacks.Sponsored By:Ting: Save $25 off a device, or get $25 in service credits! Promo Code: Visit techsnap.ting.comDigital Ocean: Apply our promo snapocean after you create your account, and get a $10 credit. Promo Code: snapoceaniXSystems: Get a system purpose built for you. Promo Code: Tell them we sent you!Links:Hardcoded Password Found in Cisco Software — Cisco says that an attacker could exploit this vulnerability (CVE-2018-0141) by connecting to the affected system via Secure Shell (SSH) using the hardcoded password.Potent malware that hid for six years spread through routers — "The malware is highly advanced, solving all sorts of problems from a technical perspective and often in a very elegant way, combining older and newer components in a thoroughly thought-through, long-term operation, something to expect from a top-notch well-resourced actor."CVE 2018-1057: Authenticated Samba users can change other users' password — On a Samba 4 AD DC the LDAP server in all versions of Samba from
4.0.0 onwards incorrectly validates permissions to modify passwords
over LDAP allowing authenticated users to change any other users'
passwords, including administrative users an