September 12, 2010- Episode 171
This week’s regular episode of The Cyberjungle is 1 hour and 14 minutes long. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below, or you can go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.
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Tales from the Dark Web
Remember the “please rob me” and the “i can stalk you” sites designed to point out the folly of broadcasting your whereabouts? The petty criminals have discovered the target-rich environments provided by Foursquare, Facebook, Twitter and others that have an integrated location-based service. Read more here from the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper.
Our Take on This Week’s News
Is a Cyber Jihad group linked to ‘Here You have’ worm?
An appeals court in Virginia upholds warrantless GPS tracking of criminal suspects. The issue has been appealed three times, with different outcomes. The D.C. Circuit Court decided against law enforcement, and San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit recently upheld it in a decision that drew a blistering dissent. Supreme Court in 2011? Probably.
Will Andriod will replace Windows? One Security Start-up is betting the farm on it.
Law enforcement in North Carolina wants to rifle through your medicine cabinet, virtually speaking, as the sheriff requests access to a state database of prescriptions.
Adobe Reader zero day attack contains a scary new booby-trap impacting all computer users.
The cybercriminal shopping list… it’s not that expensive to get into the business.
For those who don’t wish to tackle problems alone, Ira recommends Friendly Computers of Reno. They come to your home or business, and they also do support via remote access. They listen to our program, so they know what we’re recommending. Why call a geek when you can call a friend?
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