November 7, 2010 – 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:
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.