Data Security Podcast Episode 13 – Aug 11 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: Defcon16 security/hacker conference reports, inluding the “MIT Subway Hack,” electronic billboard security holes, KeyMail physcial lock exploits, using iPhones for pen testing; Business logic flaw in web sites and web applications in our BlackHat Las Vegas report.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 13

Defcon Reports:

1. Three MIT students ordered by a federal judge to halt Defcon talk on transit card vulnerabilites. Ira’s gets reaction to the controversy from three security experts.

2. DefCon Buzzword Survivor contest

3. Hijacking the Outdoor Digital Billboard Network

4. KeyMail lock vulnerabilities uncovered by Marc Tobias and his associates

5. Twitter information security executive John uses Wall of Sheep / Wall of Shame to uncover Twitter login credentials security issue. The Wall of Sheep (the DefCon area formerly known as the Wall of Shame) is explained here in this 2007 article. Pics of the 2008 edition here, and here.

5. Using iPhones as a pen-test tool

BlackHat Report:

Jeremiah Grossman, founder and chief technology officer of WhiteHat Security, talks about his BlackHat talk on web attacks using business logic flaws. Business logic flaws whitepaper.


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