(2020-03-13) Hacking, Nerdcore, Appsec, Community

00:03:55 "And I, you know, being on the Internet and then knowing how fragile everything is to is, just kind of scares me because I know what code runs and prod and how terrible it really is. And there's gnomes that are flipping switches at any point and anything could go down..."

In this episode we were dropping some sick infosec rhymes with YT Cracker, who has a facinating infosec journey and music career. He currently works in appsec for a large online company. In this episode we discuss:

  • Journey into infosec
  • Hacking "back in the day"
  • Appsec
  • Breaches and security culture
  • His awesome music career
  • His journey to Sobriety
  • Attitudes to the community- be happy, be cool to each other.
  • As well as our amazing community questions!


00:12:20 "There's a there's a maxim that I used to say on digital gangster that was a digital gangster is only as broke as his morals will allow."

00:42:25 "And I just started making beats and then. I was playing guitar, too, but I wasn't really recording the whole thing was, is I just I listen to rap a lot and I liked rhyming words. And so those two things kind of came together and I just was rapping about the stuff that I knew."

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  • Hosted by: Stu,
  • Production: Meadow,
  • Proofing, writeup: Stu.

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Ep. 81, Hacker Rhymes With.. (with ytcracker)