Episode 387 of The CyberJungle is about 26 minutes long. The interview with Leon Kuperman from CujoThe interview with Dr. Fred Cohen, begins at about 10:30., begins at about 15:30. 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.
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Leon Kuperman from Cujo , enter CES at checkout for the discount mentioned in the segment
Episode 194 of The Cyberjungle is 33 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.
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Our Take on This Week’s News
Facing Threat From WikiLeaks, Bank Plays Defense: On Nov. 29,2010, the director of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, said in an interview that he intended to “take down” a major American bank and reveal an “ecosystem of corruption” with a cache of data from an executive’s hard drive. Bank of America executives sprung into action the next day according to The New York Times. Ira mentioned 10minutemail.com as a free tool to keep your real email address more private.
Upon launching the Spokeo website, they cleverly remind you that “it’s not your grandma’s phonebook,” which is not only a hacky reference but also literally true: the old meatspace phonebooks didn’t automatically expose all of your private information like age, income, home value, credit score, relationship status and map to your house. Who the Eff are these freaks? How did they get ALL of your info? I don’t know, but all of mine was there. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to remove yourself from the database of these privacy rapists currently thriving in Zuckerberg’s America. Hat Tip to: Chris Hardwick at The Nerdist Blog.
The CyberJungle goes to the 2011 Las Vegas Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this week. CES is the largest electronics show in the world. The CyberJungle will bring you a security, privacy and legal perspective on the technologies featured CES. Get our reports in Conference Notes. And follow (or just read) Ira on Twitter for comments and nuggets of interest.
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.
Episode 190 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.
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Interview with Marc Maiffret, eEye CTO, on 0days, and a new free 0day detection tool. Read the announcement: eEye Delivers Centralized, End-to-End Vulnerability and Compliance Management Solution. White paper from eEye.
Warrantless tracking of car rentals, credit card sales, and even supermarket club cards: Researcher Christopher Soghoian discovered law enforcement uses something called a “hotwatch order” that allows real-time surveillance of purchases and movement.
Think Hillary Clinton is p o’d at Julian Assange? What about this woman, whose chats, emails, photos, and facebook messages were turned over to New York Magazine, reportedly by Wikileaks. Poor Claire… now friends know she hates their weddings, and her boss knows what she thinks about him. Nice of New York Mag to redact the name of Claire’s boss, but it was kind of a meaningless gesture since they posted a photo of her.
This week’s regular episode of The Cyberjungle is 1 hour and 18 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.
School bus surveillance cams – School buses equipped with traffic cams. It’s an experiment in a Maryland school district, where officials say the little darlings are in more danger as they alight from the bus than any other time, although no child in Maryland has ever been hit while alighting from a school bus.
Ten oreos, two handfuls of fritos, a pint of Ben and Jerry’s – Are you aware that when you make use of web tools that allow you to keep track your personal behavior, that information could become discoverable in court? (Diet websites come to mind.)
Participants wanted– A new project to monitor BlackBerry traffic as it is sent from various countries. The results will help researchers and users understand what’s happening to the communications as RIM is pressured to cooperate with repressive governments.