November 7, 2010 – Episode 186

Episode 186:

This week’s regular episode of  The Cyberjungle  is 27 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.

To listen to Episode 186 via the flash player:

Interview

Kevin Johnson, web security expert with Secure Ideas, stops by to discuss the Firesheep WiFi sidejacking attack. Protect yourself from snoopers at Wi-Fi hotspots by using a free VPN service, like Anchorfree.com. Ira also recommends ForceTLS, and/or HTTPS Everywhere by the EFF.

Tales from the Dark Web

There’s a Hacker App for That: Critical security holes uncovered in bank and stock broker iPhone and Andriod Smartphone apps

Our Take on This Week’s News

Throwing Salt on A Data Breach Wound- Imagine this: Business has proprietary info potentially worth millions, stolen by an employee. Employee is caught, and during the court trial, the very proprietary info stolen could be revealed again in a public court trial.  Get the details, and a link to the case

Voters Reject Traffic Surveillance Systems– Voters across the country rejected government surveillance where ever their ballots presented the opportunity.

The CyberJungle goes to The Paraben Forensic Innovations Conference, Nov 7-10th in Park City Utah. Get our reports in Conference Notes. And follow Ira on Twitter for comments and nuggets of interest.

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