Apple fakery, DNS hack, DigiNotar, Linux, Wikileaks - 60 Sec Security

Filed Under: Apple, Cryptography, Data loss, Featured, Linux, Malware, Privacy, Video

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Last three episodes:

14 August 2011 28 August 2011 13 Sep 2011

In this episode:

* Apple hired an expert on fake viagra to help the company track down knock-off Apple products.

* A raft of companies briefly lost control of their websites, following a DNS hijack against their service provider.

* VASCO-owned certificate authority DigiNotar imploded in disgrace after issuing more than 500 fraudulent digital certificates.

* Part of the official Linux kernel repository got infected with malware. Don't laugh.

* Wikileaks front-man Julian Assange made a cryptographic blunder, leading to a massive leak from Wikileaks itself.


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One Response to Apple fakery, DNS hack, DigiNotar, Linux, Wikileaks - 60 Sec Security

  1. Eric · 1143 days ago

    Wow. All i can say...is Wow.

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Paul Ducklin is a passionate security proselytiser. (That's like an evangelist, but more so!) He lives and breathes computer security, and would be happy for you to do so, too. Paul won the inaugural AusCERT Director's Award for Individual Excellence in Computer Security in 2009. Follow him on Twitter: @duckblog