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Leo Laporte Talks Google Privacy with Steve Gibson...

Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson (of the always excellent Security Now podcast) discussed Google’s controversial privacy policy changes in an interesting exchange on the February 1st episode. (These are the same privacy policy changes that caused PrivacyCast to stop using Google AdSense and Analytics.) We’ve clipped just the relevant portion in the embedded video below… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mZi68AtA5U[/youtube] The position Leo takes is factually accurate– the information that Google is collecting has not materially changed, nor have their privacy controls changed. They have simply consolidated their privacy policy for greater consistency, and announced that they will collate the data they collect across sites. This is one of the better discussions we’ve seen, but PrivacyCast believes Leo is undervaluing the newfound extent to...

Leo Laporte Talks Google Privacy with Steve Gibson
posted on: Feb 6, 2012 | author: privacycast

FileVault: Video Tutorial Mac OS X Lion Encryption...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYdbxh1j_AI[/youtube] PrivacyCast presents our first video: a screencast tutorial on how to enable FileVault, which provides whole-disk encryption for Mac OS 10.7 Lion. This video provides detailed information on enabling the feature and setting options to optimize for security and privacy. We’d love feedback on our first video — please drop us a line if you have questions, comments, or ideas for future videos. UPDATE: We mentioned some theoretical vulnerabilities in FileVault, which have been exploited in the wild since this video was published. We posted information about the vulnerabilities and exploit of FileVault including steps you can take to ensure that your data stays protected. Transcript Hello, and welcome to PrivacyCast.com’s first video tutorial. This will be a brief...

FileVault: Video Tutorial Mac OS X Lion Encryption
posted on: Jan 15, 2012 | author: privacycast