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You will be billed $90,000 for this call: Mikko Hypponen (F-Secure) on Dialers, telephone fraud, mobile malware

F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen speaks on telephone fraud schemes leading to money theft. Hi everybody, my name is Mikko Hypponen, and we’ll be spending the next 30 minutes in this turbo talk, talking about ‘You will be billed 90,000 dollars for this call’ So, let me just...

Changing threats to privacy 4: Moxie Marlinspike on PGP, OTR encryption and mobile privacy.

Again, if I’m looking into the future, the first thing I wanna do is deal with the choices that aren’t really choices. The second thing I wanna do is worry a little bit less about information freedom. And the third thing is I wanna worry a lot more about forward security and this key disclosure problem....

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 3.

So one project that I started working on is called ‘GoogleSharing’. The basic premise of ‘GoogleSharing’ is that this choice that we are given is a false choice, and that we shouldn’t accept it, we should just reject it. So what we should say is, you know, it’s not really possible for us to stop...

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 2.

One of my favourite most recent examples of small choices becoming big choices is this Firefox extension called ‘Adblock Plus’ – I’m sure that many people are familiar with this. The idea is that it’s supposed to help you block ads on the web. And the way it works is it allows you to specify a set...

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon

The well-known whitehat hacker and internet security researcher Moxie Marlinspike (born Matthew Rosenfeld) speaks on privacy threats at Defcon. Мy name is Moxie Marlinspike, I’m from the Institute for Disruptive Studies. And I would like to take some time to talk about privacy. What I’d like to do is...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 3.

Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 1. Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 2. Final part of MMO hacking discussion at Defcon 19 by Michael Donnelly, Glider WoW bot author, and Josh Phillips, Kaspersky Lab. Mike...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 2.

Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 1. Continued discussion of online game hacking by Michael Donnelly (WoW bot Glider) and Josh Phillips (Kaspersky Lab Senior Malware Analyst). Josh Phillips: Anybody know Rich Thurman? He was, I think, one of the first guys who...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19

Josh Phillips (Senior Malware Analyst at Kaspersky Lab): So my name is Josh Phillips. I have a surprise guest who did not show up on the schedule, his name is Michael Donnelly. I’ll have him, you know, introduce himself in a little bit. I don’t know what it is but generally I always get the last law at...

Free Antivirus vs Paid Antivirus: Interview with Michael Gregg

Offers for free antivirus software – there are everywhere. But is software that you really don’t have to pay for really going to protect you from the viruses? Michael Gregg – a cyber security consultant and President of ‘Superior Solutions’. – Michael, we appreciate your being with us....

Top cyber security threats: Interview with Michael Gregg, Superior Solutions

Michael Gregg – the COO of the company called ‘Superior Solutions’. – Michael, thanks for coming in first off. More and more people are doing banking online these days. First, let’s start with banking trojans – one of those. – Banking trojans are pieces of malware that are dropped...