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OMG Cyber!

6 EpisodesProduced by Martin OvertonWebsite

A podcast about all things cyber security, news, viewsand clues; from yesteryear, today and even the future. Stories and interviews about cyber security, breaches, malware, hacking, social engineering, best practice, lessons learnt, and anything else related.Theme music: Please Listen Carefully, cou… read more


5 - The one about The Curious Case of Conficker (aka Downadup) - Interview with Ken Bechtel

This episode is mainly an interview and discussion with Ken Bechtel, who like me has been in Cyber Security for over three decades. We discuss "the Curious Case of Conficker (aka Downadup), the Botnet that Never Bit.."

This includes what we (as an industry, as a victims) learnt from it. We also discuss AVIEN, Intelligence Sharing, SNORT signatures (for new malware) as well as honeypots, Opaserv (where I was, jokingly, accused of writing new variants of this family of share crawling worms), AutoRun risks, and various other things.

If you want to reach out to Ken, I will include his contact details in the show notes.

You can find out more about us on our website, including how to contact us, here: You will also find show notes there...

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