Archive for November, 2010

November 23, 2010 – Episode 188

Posted in Breach, Conference Coverage, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, eMail Security, Podcast, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities with tags , , , , on November 23, 2010 by datasecurityblog

Episode 188:

This week’s regular episode of  The Cyberjungle  is 40 minutes long. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below, or you can go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 188 via the flash player:


Interview

Interview with Kevin Ripa, a forensics expert with Computer Evidence Recovery, on the mis-handling of computer forensic data.. Recorded at The Paraben Forensic Innovator’s Conference in Park City Utah.

Our Take On This Week’s News

CCTVs, public schools, and forensic data: What should the due process rules be for the viewing and management of this type of forensic data? Read more here.

New layers of security for Adobe PDF users: Adobe launches a ‘sandboxed’ edition of it’s popular PDF reader: Reader X.  Invincea’s take on Reader X, and how it compares

Major security flaw (still) on over 90 million ATT wireless accounts: Easy disconnect for lost or stolen phones. ATT says the flaw is “fixed.” But is it?  What could go wrong? Maybe using the last four digits of someone’s Social Security Number is not really secure?

Tales from the Dark Web

Members of the Dark Web target common web-cams - Another reason for users to take security more seriously.

Wrap

National opt-out day at airports across the US.

November 16, 2010 – Episode 187

Posted in Conference Coverage, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Exclusive, Podcast, Show Notes with tags , , on November 16, 2010 by datasecurityblog

Episode 187:

This week’s regular episode of  The Cyberjungle  is 37 minutes long. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below, or you can go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 187 via the flash player:


Interview

Greg Kipper, Futurist with General Dynamics. Mr. Kipper and Ira Victor discuss the future of airport screen technologies. Recorded at The Paraben Forensic Innovator’s Conference in Park City Utah.

Tales from the Dark Web

Myth Busting Web Security Report: Websense releases a report on web threats. The report bust some of the most pervasive myths about how users can protect themselves from attacks by sticking to “safe” web sites.

Cybercrime and Security News

Flyer’s Rights Launches ‘ScannergGate’ Petition to Protest Use of Scanners and ‘Enhanced’ Pat Down - Find out more at Flyer’s Rights, and We Won’t Fly.

New Trojan Carrying Machine? From the NYTimes: “Google wants the next generation of Android phones to replace credit cards, Eric E. Schmidt, Google’s chief executive, said Monday at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.”

The CyberJungle went to The Paraben Forensic Innovations Conference, Nov 7-10th in Park City Utah. Get his report in Conference Notes. And follow Ira on Twitter for comments and nuggets of interest.

November 7, 2010 – Episode 186

Posted in Annoucements, Breach, Conference Coverage, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Podcast, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities with tags , , on November 7, 2010 by datasecurityblog

Episode 186:

This week’s regular episode of  The Cyberjungle  is 27 minutes long. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below, or you can go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 186 via the flash player:


Interview

Kevin Johnson, web security expert with Secure Ideas, stops by to discuss the Firesheep WiFi sidejacking attack. Protect yourself from snoopers at Wi-Fi hotspots by using a free VPN service, like Anchorfree.com. Ira also recommends ForceTLS, and/or HTTPS Everywhere by the EFF.

Tales from the Dark Web

There’s a Hacker App for That: Critical security holes uncovered in bank and stock broker iPhone and Andriod Smartphone apps

Our Take on This Week’s News

Throwing Salt on A Data Breach Wound- Imagine this: Business has proprietary info potentially worth millions, stolen by an employee. Employee is caught, and during the court trial, the very proprietary info stolen could be revealed again in a public court trial.  Get the details, and a link to the case

Voters Reject Traffic Surveillance Systems- Voters across the country rejected government surveillance where ever their ballots presented the opportunity.

The CyberJungle goes to The Paraben Forensic Innovations Conference, Nov 7-10th in Park City Utah. Get our reports in Conference Notes. And follow Ira on Twitter for comments and nuggets of interest.

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