Interesting Information Security Bits for 07/28/2010

by kriggins on July 28, 2010

in Interesting Bits

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. There is a data dump of all publicly searchable Facebook users out there right now. The Harmony Guy has an interesting post talking about the situation.
    Security Through Obscurity and Privacy in Practice | Social Hacking
    Tags: ( facebook privacy )
  2. Check out this post for some information about two privacy bills currently working their way through the US Congress.
    Sunbelt Blog: Privacy bills in U.S. Congress in brief
    Tags: ( privacy laws )
  3. Here a reasoned post on the susceptibility of Apple products to the same threats that exist for Windows products.
    Yes Virginia, Mac's Can Get Viruses | Optimal Security: The Lumension Blog
    Tags: ( apple malware )
  4. Here is a machine readable Defcon 18 schedule. Very nice. It is available in XML, iCal and HTML formats.
    DefCon 18 Schedule | Perimeter Grid
    Tags: ( )
  5. The 2010 Verizon Data Breach report has been released. This year it includes data from the U.S. Secret Service. I am looking forward to reading it. You should too.
    Verizon Business Security Blog >> Blog Archive >> 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report Released
    Tags: ( data-breach dbir )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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