by Paul Ducklin
DON’T PANIC… BUT BE READY TO ACT
With Paul Ducklin and Chester Wisniewski
Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge.
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DUCK. Hello everybody.
Welcome to another special mini-episode of the Naked Security podcast.
I am Paul Ducklin, joined again by my friend and colleague Chester Wisniewski.
CHET. [FAKE AUSSIE ACCENT] G’day, Duck.
DUCK. Well, Chet, I’m sure that everyone listening. if they’re listening shortly after the podcast came out, knows what we’re going to be talking about!
And it has to be this double-barrelled Microsoft Exchange zero-day that came out in the wash pretty much on the last day of September 2022:
Our sales chums are going, “Oh, it’s month-end, it’s quarter-end, it’s a frantic time…but tomorrow everyone gets a reset to $0.”
It’s not going to be like that this weekend for Sysadmins and IT managers!
CHET. Duck, I think, in the immortal words of the dearly departed Douglas Adams, “DON’T PANIC” might be in order.
Many organisations no longer host their own email on-premise on Exchange servers, so a good chunk of folks can take a