Security Now (MP3)

Security Now (MP3)

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Steve Gibson discusses the hot topics in security today with Leo Laporte.


728: The KNOB is Broken
Aug 20 • 123 min
Last Tuesday was another busy and important patch TuesdayAnd speaking of Patch Tuesday… 3rd-Party A/V Strikes Again!Kaspersky facilitates independent web trackingSo, what the heck is “CTF”?23 Government agencies in Texas were hit with a well-coordinated…
727: BlackHat & DefCon
Aug 13 • 129 min
This Week’s StoriesBlackHat and Def Con 2019Microsoft dangles $300,000 for Azure hacks at BlackHat…Hotel chaos from Germany’s Chaos Computer Club40 dangerous driversGoogle’s battle to allow its Incognito users’ Incognitoness to be IncognitoMicrosoft ranks…
726: Steve’s File Sync Journey
Aug 6 • 128 min
This week’s stories• A widespread false alarm about Facebook’s planned subversion of end-to-end encryption• Still more municipality Ransomware attacks• Anti-encryption saber rattling among the Five Eyes nations• Microsoft’s discovery of Russian-backed IoT…
725: Urgent/11
Jul 30 • 111 min
This Week’s StoriesMarcus Hutchins … is Free!U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr on “warrant proof data encryption”What malware is the most popular underground?This Week in RansomwareYour NAS is Grass!11 vulnerabilities in VxWorks’ TCP/IP stack We invite you…
724: Hide Your RDP Now!
Jul 23 • 112 min
This Week’s StoriesWelcome to Kazakhstan! Please check your privacy at the border.Mozilla marking all non-HTTPS pages as “not secure”Chrome Incognito Mode getting a bit more incognitoA forthcoming “super Incognito mode” for FirefoxRust-TLS outperforms…
723: Encrypting DNS
Jul 16 • 131 min
Bullet points from last Tuesday’s monthly Windows patches as wellNotes from the end of Windows 7Laporte County Under Ransomware AttackThe mixed blessing of fining companies for self-reportingA survey of enterprise malware headachesSome Mozilla/ Firefox…
722: Gem Hack & Ghost Protocol
Jul 9 • 124 min
This Week’s StoriesMozilla’s privacy-enhancing DNS over HTTPS supportFacial recognition and automobile license plate scannersThe future of satellite-based Internet servicesHow a Ruby code repository was hackedThe UK GCHQ’s proposal for adding “ghost”…
721: Exposed Cloud Databases
Jul 2 • 124 min
Ransomware in Florida and elsewhereThe “Going Dark” anti-encryption debateA BlueKeep Proof of Concept demo produced by the guys at SophosLabsMassive publicly-exposed databasesChinese IoT manufacturer logs a million+ customer devices into a 2+ billion…
720: Bug Bounty Business
Jun 26 • 116 min
Update on the Linux TCP SACK Kernel panicHackers exploit a Firefox flaw and attack CoinbaseGoogle corrects a flaw with NestcamAn elegant solution to OpenSSH key theft via Rowhammer attacksUpdate on the BlueKeep RDP vulnerabilityVerizon’s negligence caused…
719: Exim Under Siege
Jun 18 • 131 min
A new DRAM problem called “RAMBleed”A bad Linux TCP SACK server kernel crashing flawLast week’s patch TuesdayA Bluetooth surpriseAnother useless warning about the BlueKeep vulnerabilityMicrosoft misses a 90-day Tavis Ormandy deadlineGood news about…