We had a great show for you, but once again, news that couldn’t wait popped up. Once again we talk about what is going on with the NSA revelations. The big news is that iOS devices could potentially have malware that sends the data back to Utah. While only a physical attack, remote attacks ‘are coming soon.’
Next, your new laptop may have been intercepted by the NSA while in transit. Hardware modifications to send back data could have been installed.
Finally, we don’t know what is safe anymore. We do know that most devices have some sort of back door.
iPhone Access | Daily Dot
Laptop Hijacking | The Verge
NSA Back Doors | Der Spiegel
New information came out proving that Google and Yahoo were correct in their statement that they have not given or allowed the NSA to come in and parse user data. On today’s show we discuss how the NSA tapped Google and Yahoo at the weakest link.
Welcome to our podcast on security. Our goal is to take complicated issues and break them down for the average person. On our first episode of inSecurity, we discuss what it means to have your buddy list and address book shared with the NSA. Next we tackle what is meant by Glen Greenwald with “The worst is yet to come.” We finish up discussing Tom’s talk on security should be shiny.