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Weekly Update 151

Written by Troy Hunt / Original link on Aug. 11, 2019

Weekly Update 151

Well that's Vegas done. 8 days of absolutely non-stop events that's now pretty much robbed me of my voice but hey, I got a flying cow! Scott and I both spent BSides, Black Hat and DEF CON doing "hallway con" or in other words, wandering around just meeting people. The personal engagement you get from these ad hoc meetups really can't be beat and I appreciate everyone who took the time to come over and say hi. Just a sample of our week is below:

Approaching a week of @BSidesLV, @BlackHatEvents and @defcon. Three conferences, tens of thousands of people and 44C temps. This’ll be interesting... pic.twitter.com/049DzhpePF

— Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) August 5, 2019

The best afternoon ever. @troyhunt & @Scott_Helme have a LOT to answer for pic.twitter.com/2oS70YsQbr

— Ken Munro (@TheKenMunroShow) August 7, 2019

Look at who you can run into at the #LevelUp party — @kgosschalk @MarcoCiappelli @troyhunt @Scott_Helme! Great to see you! pic.twitter.com/5E8HzvcX7j

— Sean Martin, CISSP (@sean_martin) August 8, 2019

Nice to say hi @troyhunt and this other guy that I don't know who the fuck he is pic.twitter.com/lNAJZlZ0eg

— Pablo Corona Fraga (@pcoronaf) August 8, 2019

Great day at the show. Walking the flow you meet a lot of interesting folks. Some of them wayyy too tall but polite enough to kneel so that the picture looks good. Thanks @troyhunt you are a legend. #bh #bhusa #bhusa19 #cyber #security #legends https://t.co/EZ33z47iuC

— Francesco Cipollone (@FrankSEC42) August 9, 2019
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References

  1. Just in case these events seem like nothing but glamour, a quick reminder of what goes into a long trip like this (pretty sure that's still my longest blog post ever...)
  2. The Canva data breach is now in HIBP and it's massive! (137M unique email addresses with 44% of them already in HIBP)
  3. The StockX breach went in today and it's "only" 6.8M records (but also MD5 password hashes in 2019, seriously...)
  4. Big thanks to strongDM for sponsoring my blog over the last week! (see why Splunk's CISO says "strongDM enables you to see what happens, replay & analyze incidents. You can't get that anywhere else")

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