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 / 20:30 UTC.

Security Now (Audio) This week we discuss the interesting case of a VirusTotal upload... or was it?, newly discovered problems with our 4G LTE... and even what follows, another new EFF encryption initiative, troubles with Spectre and Meltdown in some browsers, the evolution of UPnP-enabled attacks, an unpatched Wordpress vulnerability that doesn't appear to be worrying the Wordpress devs... and an early look at next year's forthcoming WPA3 standard... which appears to fix everything! We invite you to read our show notes. Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at You can submit a ...


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