Data Security Podcast Episode 32 – Dec 22 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: A viscous new DNS attack – it’s not easy to tell if you’re a victim. Plus, the data security news.
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Program Notes for Episode 32:
Who wants a factory-fresh, worm infected photo frame for Christmas? Not you, we hope! Read the SANS Internet Storm Center report about the lastest malware infested photo frame, the Samsung SPF-85H. Here is one of many safer alternatives . The safer alternatives (example of just one, pictured left) use WiFi and Linux to download photos from email accounts or online photo accounts. The safer alternatives don’t require a connection to a local computer to transfer photos to the frame. This lowers the the threats of malware infecting the local computer due to plugging a factory-fresh, but malware infected, digital frame into a computer.