Security Now (MP3)

by Leo Laporte · · · CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · 1816 subscribers

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.

Security Now (Audio) This week we examine and discuss the appearance of new forms of Meltdown and Spectre attacks, the legal response against Intel, the adoption of new cybersecurity responsibility in New York, some more on Salon and authorized crypto mining, more on software cheating auto emissions, a newly revealed instance of highly profitable mal-mining, checking in on Lets Encrypts steady growth, the first crack of Windows uncrackable UWP system, Apple' whacky Telugu Unicode attacks, a frightening "EternalBlue" experiment, another aspect of crypto mining annoyance, a note now that Chrome's new advertising controls are in place, a bit of closing ...


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650 SN 650: CryptoCurrency Antics Feb. 13, 2018
5 Interesting CryptoCurrency Tales
Meltdown & Spectre in the Wild
648 SN 648: Post Spectre? Jan. 30, 2018
Spectre Keeps on Giving
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.