Data Security Podcast Episode 23 – Oct 21 2008

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

This weeks program: FBI Cyber Division sees a large increase in sophisticated attacks; Is anti-virus is almost useless? Plus, the latest data security news.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 23

News:

Motorola Brick Cell Phone

Motorola Brick Cell Phone Turns 25 yrs old

1. The modern mobile phone turns 25 years old

2. Cellular botnets coming soon: Part of a multi-threat Georgia Tech Report on emerging attacks

3. IRS fails another internal (in)security audit

4. Will the UK require government IDs to buy pay-as-you-go cell phones?

Tales From The DarkWeb – The FBI Cyber Division sees a large increase in attacks against US businesses and government networks

Conversation: Randy Abrahms, with ESET Anti-Virus software challenges the claims at this year’s IT Security World show that anti-virus is almost useless.  Sandboxie, the free security program that Randy mentioned for isolating the web browser from the rest of the system.

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