Archive for December, 2011

December 19, 2011 – Episode 242

Posted in Annoucements, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Exclusive News, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities with tags , , , , on December 19, 2011 by datasecurityblog

Episode 242 of The CyberJungle is about 25 minutes long.  You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. The interview with Sean Morrissey of Katana Forensics begins at about 13min.  You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you  may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 242 via the flash player:

Interview

Sean Morrissey of Katana Forensics launches LaternLite iOS Forensics tool this week

Our Take On This Week’s News

Forensic innovator Jonathan Grier has developed tools that use statistical analysis of file access data to reconstruct timelines. According to Mr. Gerier, his method can be used to determine what, if data was exfiltrated from the system. Read more in: Detecting data theft using stochastic forensics.

Excellent work by c|net’s Elinor Mills on the software by CarrierIQ that some have labeled as an illegal “root kit.” Read: Sprint disabling Carrier IQ on phones.

Tales From The Dark Web

Passwords hard coded into industrial control systems – What could possibly go wrong?

Wrap

New job opportunity for those with Photoshop forensics skills? US watchdog bans photoshopping in cosmetics ads. Wow, and I thought all those models had perfect faces and perfect bodies all of the time…

December 12, 2011 – Episode 241

Posted in Breach, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, eMail Security, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , on December 12, 2011 by datasecurityblog

Episode 241  of  The CyberJungle is about 27 minutes long.  You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. The interview begins at about 14min. You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you  may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 241 via the flash player:

Interview

New tracking intensive adware zeros in on facebook and google users. We talk with attorney Terry Ross of the law firm of Crowell and Moring about the potential legal fall-out. Here is the blog site mentioned in the interview.

Our Take On This Week’s News

The posting on Freelancer.com for the malware writer was removed by Freelancer.

December 2011 Patch Tuesday Preview by Qualys

Tales From The Dark Web

Were Subway sandwich customers that didn’t pay cash victims of a wide-spread point of sale attack?

Wrap

How one highly paid head hunter lost his head, and is his six figure job with an accidental email reply.


Dec 2, 2011, Episode 238: A blackeye for Download.com? Nmap developer Fyodor says site bundling malware with his security software

Posted in Breach, darkweb, Exclusive, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities with tags , , , , , , on December 5, 2011 by datasecurityblog

Episode 240  of  The CyberJungle is about 37 minutes long.  You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. The first interview with Fyodor, creator of NMAP begins at about 6:45min. The second interview with Joe Weiss of Applied Control Software begins at about 20:00min. You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you  may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 240 via the flash player:

Tales From The Dark Web

A blackeye for Download.com? Nmap developer Fyodor says site bundling malware with his security software.  By-pass download.com by getting Nmap here.

Our Take on This Weeks News (abbreviated due to a longer Tales From The Dark Web)

Security Research by Dan Rosenberg – CarrierIQ: The Real Story

Interview

Joe Wiess, Managing Partner with Applied Control Systems. Read his blog postings on the alleged SCADA services vendor breach at the ControlGlobal.com blog.

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