March 28, 2011 – Episode 206
Episode 206 of The CyberJungle is about 48 minutes long. You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show. The interviews start at about the 38:05 mark.
To listen to Episode 206 via the flash player:
RIM caves in. Blackberry maker bows to political pressure and removes the DUI checkpoint app. The app maker says the app will save lives by scaring people out of their cars when they have been drinking. We talk to Joe Scott, the CEO of Phantom Alert.
Our Take on The Week’s News
Big Brother crawls up your nose: The state’s war on cold medicine continues, driven by the federal effort to curb its use as an ingredient in methamphetamine. Read more about how law enforcement and the drug companies have teamed up to database everyone who purchases decongestants. Read more at the Reasonable Reporter.
Iranian hackers obtain fraudulent HTTPS certificates: How close to a Web security meltdown did we get? Detecting Certificate Authority compromises and web browser collusion. How-to guide for browser changes to block revoked digital certificates.
Have the inmates have taken over the asylum at RIM?
Tales from the Dark Web: This ain’t logistics. That shipping alert in your email might have more than a tracking number. How a successful old attack is making a comeback. An excellent, detailed dissection of the attack on the WebRoot blog.