Security Now (MP3)

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Steve Gibson, the man who coined the term spyware and created the first anti- spyware program, creator of Spinrite and ShieldsUP, discusses the hot topics in security today with Leo Laporte. Records live every Tuesday at 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.

648 SN 648: Post Spectre? Jan. 30, 2018

Security Now (Audio) This week we discuss continuing Spectre updates, how not to treat Tavis Ormandy, a popular dating app where you'd really hope for HTTPS but be surprised to find it missing, the unintended consequences of global posting of fitness tracking data, gearing up (or not) for this year's voting machine hack'fest, another record broken by a cryptocurrency exchange heist, bad ads and fake ads, the unclear fate of the BSD operating systems, a caution about Dark Caracal's CrossRAT Trojan, another way to skin the Net Neutrality cat, a bit of errata and miscellany, one of the best SpinRite ...


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647 SN 647: The Dark Caracal Jan. 24, 2018
State-sponsored Cyber Espionage
646 SN 646: The InSpectre Jan. 17, 2018
Steve Gibson explains his "Inspectre" utility for Meltdown and Spectre.
Meltdown and Spectre Explained
644 SN 644: NSA Fingerprints Jan. 3, 2018
Betrayed by Our Browser's AutoFill.
643 SN 643: The Story of Bitcoin Dec. 26, 2017
How Bitcoin works
642 SN 642: BGP Dec. 20, 2017
Border Gateway Protocol Security
iOS Jailbreak, Cryptocurrency Woes
640 SN 640: More News & Feedback Dec. 6, 2017
Apple Snafu, FB Wants Your Pix
639 SN 639: News & Feedback Nov. 29, 2017
Hide Your Mac!
638 SN 638: Quad Nine Nov. 22, 2017
Quad 9 is the New DNS Hotness
637 SN 637: Schneier on Equifax Nov. 14, 2017
Mr. Schneier Goes to Washington
636 SN 636: ROCA Pain Nov. 8, 2017
ROCA Crypto Key Flaw Even Worse
635 SN 635: Reaper Redux Nov. 1, 2017
An update on the Reaper botnet.
623 SN 623: Inching Forward Aug. 9, 2017
DigiCert, LastPass, IoT Security
622 SN 622: Hack the Vote Aug. 2, 2017
DEF CON Antics, Facebook Kills AI
621 SN 621: Crypto Tension July 26, 2017
Arresting ethical hackers, Verizon caught violating Title II, Roomba maker wants to sell maps of your home.
620 SN 620: Calm Before the Storm July 19, 2017
MySpace Hack, Net Neutrality
619 SN 619: All the Usual Suspects July 12, 2017
W3C adds DRM to HTML5, Facebook can track logged out users, jailbreaking drones and more!
Crypto in a Lightbulb