Data Security Podcast Episode 69, Sep 14 2009

30 minutes every week on data security, privacy, and the law…..(plus or minus five)

On this week’s program:

* Beware the non-delivery email notice – it might really be an attack.

* Apple has added an anti-phishing feature to the new iphone but few people have been able to get it to work right.

* Our take on this week’s news.

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Show Notes for Episode 69 of the Data Security Podcast

*  Ira talks with Michael Sutton, vice president of research at Zscaler about issues with the new Apple iPhone anti-phishing feature in Safari for the iPhone.  Read the details on how to fix this issue in this LoopInsight.com posting.

* Tales From The Dark Web: 2000% rise in non-delivery report spam, according to a PandaLabs report.

* From the News:  Brian Mastenbrook: How I cross-site scripted Twitter in 15 minutes, and why you shouldn’t store important data on 37signals’ applications. Update: Response from 37signals, including a change in their policy. Also, check out ReportSecurityFlaws.com .

* Topics From the News:   Tracking employee internet usage;  iPhone man in the middle SSL attack;  Should public officials be banned from using Blackberry PIN-to-PIN, and other text messages during hearings?

Wrap: iPhone 3.1 breaks Exchange Sync for pre-3GS phones from the discussion boards of DSL Reports.

iPhone Exchange Fail

iPhone Exchange Headaches?

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