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SN 822: Extrinsic Password Managers - Great CyberSecurity Awakening of 2021, NAT vs IPv6, Tavis Ormandy

Security Now - Tue, 06/08/2021 - 9:00pm
  • Picture of the week.
  • The Great CyberSecurity Awakening of 2021.
  • Firefox will soon auto-update on Windows even when it's not running.
  • Edge takes its own approach to HTTPS switching.
  • Three new ransomware victims.
  • We believe we know how Colonial Pipeline was breached.
  • The FBI strikes back... but how, exactly?
  • WordPress force installs Jetpack security update on 5 million sites.
  • WordPress Fancy Product Designer.
  • GitHub Updates its formal posting policy.
  • NAT vs IPv6.
  • Project Hail Mary update.
  • Extrinsic Password Managers.

We invite you to check out our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-822-Notes.pdf

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SN 821: Epsilon Red - Chrome 91, Emsisoft's Ransomware Decryption Tool, Revisiting Amazon Sidewalk

Security Now - Tue, 06/01/2021 - 9:00pm
  • Photo of the Week.
  • Chrome advances to 91.
  • Emsisoft has created their own ransomware decryption tool.
  • Stepping off the Sidewalk.
  • Just another phishing attack.
  • The Great Encryption Struggle.
  • Hail Mary.
  • Epsilon Red.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-821-Notes.pdf

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SN 820: The Dark Escrow - Firefox Fission, Doom CAPTCHA, Conti and CNA Financial Ransomware

Security Now - Tue, 05/25/2021 - 8:30pm
  • Picture of the Week.
  • Firefox finally achieves sustained "Fission".
  • Conti ransomware.
  • CNA Financial pays up big.
  • When they say IoT do they mean us?
  • "Mean Time to Inventory"
  • The "Doom" CAPTCHA.
  • The "Helios" screensaver.
  • Closing the Loop.
  • The Dark Escrow.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-820-Notes.pdf

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SN 819: The WiFi Frag Attacks - DarkSide Follow-Up, DarkTracer, Patch Tuesday, The Frontiers Saga

Security Now - Tue, 05/18/2021 - 10:00pm
  • Picture of the week.
  • DarkSide Follow-Up.
  • Follow The Money.
  • Toshiba Attacked by DarkSide.
  • Ransomware topics off-limits here.
  • "DarkTracer: DarkWeb Criminal Intelligence"
  • Please Leak our Stolen Data!
  • Patch Tuesday Review.
  • A review of the first book of "The Frontiers Saga"
  • 60 Minutes/UAP: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena.
  • Closing the Loop.
  • The WiFi Frag Attacks.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-819-Notes.pdf

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