Bundestrojaner, Sony breach, Duqu, OS X anti-anti-virus, MS hack - 60 Sec Security

Filed Under: Adobe Flash, Apple, Data loss, Featured, Law & order, Malware, Microsoft, OS X, Privacy, Video, Vulnerability

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Last three episodes:

13 Sep 2011 08 Oct 2011 26 Oct 2011

In this episode:

* The "Bundestrojaner" telephone interception software used in Germany comes under the spotlight for being a bit too malware-like.

* Sony lost data on another 100,000 users, down from 100 million or so last time.

* The Duqu malware is being touted as "Son of Stuxnet", despite having more differences than similarities.

* OS X malware called Flashback has shown up, this time with anti-anti-virus capabilities.

* Microsoft's YouTube channel got hacked, but it's an open question whether anyone missed the videos whilst they were off the air.


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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