Data Security Podcast Episode 11 – July 28 2008

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

In this week’s episode: Interview with of Marc Tobias, white hat lockpicker and lawyer;
Coreflood botnet stealing enterprise passwords; and the latest data security news

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 11


1. Finally, some actual information on the Childs case. Excellent reports from Paul Venezia, at InfoWorld.

2. COPA – Children Online Protection Act; ACLU v. Mukasey – Opinion of the Court

3. Security firm Promisec announced findings from security audits of more than 100,000 corporate endpoints. See more details from Ira’s blog posting about this of earlier today.

Interview Notes:

Marc Weber Tobias, Esq., author of, THE COMPROMISE OF MEDECO® HIGH SECURITY LOCKS: New Techniques of Forced, Covert, and Surreptitious Entry

Preview Marc’s upcoming talk at DefCon, Aug. 2008: Open in 30 Seconds: Cracking One of the Most Secure Locks in America

Tales From The Dark Web:

Password-stealing Trojan is spreading like a worm – and targeted directly at the enterprise. Read the details in the story by Tim Wilson, and the comments David Jevans, Chairman of the Anti-Phishing Working Group


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