Data Security Podcast Episode 41 – Feb 23 2009
The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.
This weeks program: Confiker Sequel hits hard; Demand for computer forensics training soars, SANS Institute fills the gaps; Plus, this week’s news.
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The Show Notes Page for Episode 40
-From The News: Nigerian 419 scams are more complex than you might think. One example, from the Salt Lake Tribune: Nigerian web scam bilked Utah out of $2.5M. And, there is this excellent article at 419Eater.com that includes an analysis of some of the variations and motivations of these “poor people who are just trying to get by” when they steal and defraud innocent people of millions of dollars/euros/pounds/yen.
– Tales From The Dark Web: Conficker / Downadup strikes back….a newer, stronger variant is out. See details in this blog posting by Ira Victor.