Episode 254 of The CyberJungle is about 28 minutes long. Pardon the audio quality as we upgrade to a new studio. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. 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 254 via the flash player:
“Mikeyy the Twitter Attacker”
Tales From The Dark Web
Due to our temporary studio digs, Tales from the Dark Web will not appear this week.
Interviews: Peter Schlampp, VP of Marketing and New Products, from Solera Networks, who discussed a new approach to uncovering the source of attacks: network forensics. Stuart Staniford Chief Scientist from FireEye, who discussed research to help counter the attacks that bypass firewalls and antivirus. And world famous white-hat hacker Charlie Miller talks with us about Apple Security, how he won the CanSec West PWNtoOwn contest… and the security implications of Apple’s announcement about location-aware advertising, and multitasking on the iPhone OS 4 platform. Dr. Miller is also a researcher at Security Evaluators. The full show can be streamed with via the Flash player here:
Episode 126 is the su root version of The CyberJungle. It features only these three unedited versions of the interviews with these three men. We have also featured partial versions of the interview along with all the other regular content in the full version of the show. Listen via the Flash player here:
Computer Hacker Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison in Manhattan Federal Court for Scheme to Steal and Launder Money from Brokerage Accounts. This guy got three years for perpetrating something that sounds like the Zeus attack… in addition to credit card fraud and other counts. No wonder cybercrime is proliferating.
Phishing Attacks on Taxpayers Rise in the Weeks Leading up to April 15th IRS Tax Filing. Sonic wall offers an online quiz to test your phishing IQ. Ten questions. It’s actually harder than you think, but it’s fun. We recommend you give this quiz to employees, bosses, family… anyone who might benefit from learning the difference between legitimate email and a phishing attack.
KEYNOTER: Stuart Staniford, Chief Scientist with security firm FireEye has a long history in the intrusion detection field, starting in the research arena at UC Davis back in 1994. He was conducting a variety of research projects with government contractor Silicon Defense before joining FireEye.
WHERE: The Washoe County Regional Public Safety Training Center, 5190 Spectrum Blvd. Room 105, in Reno, Nevada.
WHEN: Thursday, April 15, 2010; 11:15am-1PM, includes lunch
DONATION: $10 for InfraGard members with advanced purchase before April 13th, 2010;
This week’s show is sponsored by Vipre Anti-Virus, the complete Antimalware solution by Sunbelt Software. If you TRY the enterprise version, you get the home version for FREE! Go to: http://www.testdrivevipre.com .
The Show Notes Page for Episode 50 of The Data Security Podcast
-From The News: Your tax dollars at work… paying a non-PCS compliant company to process your tax dollars. Here’s a copy of Uncle Sam’s contract with RBS Worldpay, which announced a major data breach in December, and which Visa has declared to be non-compliant.
- From The News: FTC’s attempt to fight fraud with the so-called “Red Flags Rules” Here is a link to the FTC’s How-To Guide for Business. Physicians are on the list of many types of business that need to comply.
-Tales From The Dark Web: We covered XSS and web application security. OWASP is an excellent resource for free, standards-based web application security information.