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Hackers take as much as $1 billion a year. Somehow that's your fault

Aug 5, 2011
Bloomberg reports hackers are making up to $1 billion a year in transfers on accounts businesses have with small banks. Instead of recovering the...
Posted In: Banks, hacking, Money, security

Stop following me.

Aug 4, 2011
Wired is reporting that a new lawsuit filed in California alleges that tracking software from web analytics firm KISSmetrics violates privacy laws....
Posted In: cookies, privacy, security, spotify

Proposed legislation would punish countries that don't help the US stop cyber attacks

Aug 3, 2011
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), have introduced The International Cybercrime and Reporting Act, which would hold...
Posted In: cybercrime, legislation, security

Biggest cyber-attack ever

Aug 3, 2011
Security company McAfee has just released a paper revealing a massive set of cyber-attacks, infiltrating 72 organizations. Reuters is calling it...
Posted In: China, cybercrime, hacking, McAfee, security

New data security bill introduced in the Senate

Jul 29, 2011
I'm not sure how anyone in Congress has any time to do anything but try to figure out how to get a debt crisis deal done, but apparently, they do....
Posted In: Congress, government, privacy, security

LulzSec Leader Arrested (or not)

Jul 28, 2011
British Police say they've arrested a key leader of LulzSec. His code name: Topiary. He's 19 and he was living on the windswept Shetland Islands on...
Posted In: hacking, lulzsec, police, security

Tracking Anonymous

Jul 27, 2011
The FBI has been raiding alleged members of the hacking collective Anonymous in recent weeks. This morning, Wired's Threat Level blogs unearthed...
Posted In: anonymous, FBI, government, security

NSA & cell phone tracking

Jul 27, 2011
This guy say you don't need to join a hacker collective before federal agents can follow your trail in cyber space....
Posted In: Congress, government, mobile, nsa, privacy, security

Head of country's cyber agency resigns

Jul 26, 2011
The Department of Defense doesn't want to talk about why Randy Vickers resigned as director of the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team. US- CERT...
Posted In: Congress, government, military, security

The worst passwords ever

Jul 19, 2011
On today's show, we talked about how Microsoft is banning certain obvious passwords from new Hotmail accounts....
Posted In: passwords, privacy, security

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