This is news cast 142.
In the intro a review of my latest gadget purchase, a new iPod Touch.
Security alerts this week are an exploitable flaw in a very popular make of cell phone and a Firefox extension for identifying bad Debian SSL certificates which I discussed previously. There’s a lot more detail about the extensions at the developer’s site including a page with a known bad certificate so you can test and see how the extension is meant to work.
In this week’s news, code katas, TJX fires an employee for discussing lax security, Neuros selects VideoLAN for use in its forthcoming set top device, and Revision3 uncovers Media Defender shenanigans during a recent outage, Media Defender already having received scrutiny for suspect activity recently..
Following up this week, just that NBC and Microsoft claim to have gotten to the bottom of the recent broadcast flag snafu.
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