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PaulDotCom Security Weekly - Episode 261 for Thursday October 6th, 2011.

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Guest Interview: Charlie Miller

7:30 PM EDT


Charlie is a principal research consultant for the Accuvant LABS team and was the first with a public remote exploit for both the iPhone and the G1 Android phone. He won the CanSecWest Pwn2Own competition multiple times and holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame.

Guest Tech Segment: Alessandro Acquisti


Alessandro is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He's received national and international awards, including the 2005 PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies and the 2005 IBM Best Academic Privacy Faculty Award. He's on to discuss his recent talk on Facial Recognition using Augmented Reality presented at Blackhat and some other privacy research.

  1. Tell us about the facial recognition research - how fast were you able to ID users? Were you surprised by the media coverage?
  2. How does Augmented Reality fit in to the research?
  3. What was the inspiration for your Guns, Privacy, and Crime research?
  4. Tell us about your research into The Economics of Privacy.

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