Risky Business #39 -- "Embassy hacker" Dan Egerstad recounts his adventures on the Tor network

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13 Nov 2007 » Risky Business

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On this week's security podcast we'll be taking a look at the now infamous embassy "hack" of 2007. Dan Egerstad set up a rogue Tor exit node and used it to sniff the password for embassy staffers all over the world. So, on today's show:

  • Patrick Gray reads the week's news headlines
  • Dan Egerstad joins Gray on the line from Sweden to discuss his Tor adventures
  • USA-based security consultant Sam Stover shares his thoughts on Tor
  • In this week's sponsor interview Andrew Valentine discusses Salesforce.com's recent data loss incident