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June 26, 2014, Episode 341, Show Notes

Posted in Breach, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, eMail Security, Podcast, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities with tags , , , , , on June 25, 2014 by datasecurityblog

Episode 341 of The CyberJungle is about 30 minutes long. Dr. Larry Ponemon, of The Ponemon Institute starts at about 16min, a new twist on WiFi attacks in Tales from the Dark Web, Dropbox Bank Trojans, and Miscrosoft’s new threat sharing initiatives, and the IRS email scandal in The News. 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.

To listen to Episode 341 via the flash player:

Interview

Threat Sharing; Dr. Ponemon, the Ponemon Institute. Email mentioned in the segment: research@ponemon.org .

Our Take on This Week’s News

Microsoft launches Interflow, a security and threat information exchange platform

Dropbox+Bank Trojan=Perfect Business User Storm?

Tales from The Dark Web

New WiFi attack

App mentioned in the segment: OperaMax

Wrap

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May 9, 2011 – Episode 212

Posted in Breach, Conference Coverage, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Report Security Flaws, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, web server security with tags , , , , , , on May 8, 2011 by datasecurityblog

Episode 212 of  The CyberJungle is about 35 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 25:34 mark.

To listen to Episode 212 via the flash player:

Interview

What went wrong at Sony? Well, it was more than a technical failure. Maybe management shrugged their shoulders at information security. We talk with Marc Maiffret, the co-founder of E-eye Digital SecurityMarc mentioned: blog.eeye.com and forums.eeye.com in this segment.

Our Take on The Week’s News

Ponemon Study: Most cloud service providers admit to not protecting data on their networks

Law Enforcement child porn raids and locking down WiFi networks

Tales from the Dark Web

Attention Mac Users: You are now a target for a new wave of Mac rogue/fake anti-virus 

Attention Mac Users: Skype vulnerability can hit 5.x users. Update just released by Skype.

Wrap

Ira heads to AccessData Forensics Conference next week (Monday May 16). Look for news in The CyberJungle Conference Notes. And Tweets for small items of interest from the conference.

May 1, 2011 – Episode 211

Posted in Breach, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Report Security Flaws, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, web server security with tags , , , , on May 1, 2011 by datasecurityblog

Episode 211 of  The CyberJungle is about 35 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 14:30 mark.

To listen to Episode 211 via the flash player:

Interview

Vladimir Katalov, CEO of Elcomsoft: ElcomSoft Discovers Vulnerability in Nikon’s Image Authentication System. Here are some sample faked photos that Elcomsoft claims could be “authenticated” as real. Vladimir Katalov’s blog posting on this discovery.  Elcomsoft’s main web site.

Our Take on The Week’s News

Sony sued for PlayStation Network data breach: This is probably one of many suits related to the SonyPSN breach.

ThreatMatrix and the Ponemon Institute have released the findings of their joint study on Consumers and their awareness and appreciation of online fraud. Hat tip: Brian Pennington

Tales from the Dark Web

Zeus Trojan adds investment fraud to its bag of tricks

Wrap

Verizon says it will put location warning labels on mobiles

December 14, 2010 – Episode 191

Posted in Breach, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, eMail Security, Show Notes, The CyberJungle with tags , , , , , on December 14, 2010 by datasecurityblog

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?