December 14, 2010 – Episode 191

Episode 191 of  The Cyberjungle  is 36 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 191 via the flash player:

Interview

Dr. Larry Ponemon releases surprising results in a new smartgrid study.

Tales from the Dark Web

McDonald’s hacked, customer data stolen, chain says. Raf Los, HP’s Security Evangelist: McDonalds Database Compromise – 3rd Party Lessons

Our Take On This Week’s News

Gawker Data Breach Could Lead to Attacks on Government Agencies: Details on the Gawker breach, as covered by The PBS Newshour.

Judge Won’t Alter Award in Equifax ID Theft Case: Eric Drew, a cancer survivor who won more than $1 million from Equifax for improperly handling his identity theft report, can keep the full award, a federal judge ruled.

Lawsuit Alleges Interclick ‘History Sniffing’ Violates Fed Computer Fraud And Wiretap Laws: A New York resident sued behavioral targeting network Interclick for allegedly using Flash cookies and history-sniffing techniques to thwart her attempts to prevent online tracking.

Wrap

Why do we let this creepy company called Google spy on our emails?


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