Security Now

SN 736: CheckM8

Security Now - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:12pm

This week's stories

  • A sobering reminder about supply chain attacks
  • Facebook's stance on end-to-end encryption raises official protests
  • UNIX's Co-Creator Ken Thompson's BSD UNIX Password Has Finally Been Cracked
  • Japanese stalker finds idol using reflections in her eyes
  • Americans and Digital Knowledge
  • OpenPGP being built into Mozilla's Thunderbird eMail client
  • Windows 10 Tamper Protection being enabled by default
  • CheckM8

    We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-736-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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SN 735: Makes Ya WannaCry

Security Now - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:05pm
  • Ransomware hits schools, hospitals, and hearing aid manufacturers
  • Sodinokibi: the latest advances in Ransomware-as-a-Service
  • Win7 Extended Security Updates are extended
  • A new Nasty 0-Day RCE in vBulletin
  • There's a new WannaCry in town

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-735-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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SN 734: The Joy of Sync

Security Now - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 9:00pm

This Week's Stories

  • The latest state-of-the-art secure solutions for cross-device, cross-location device synchronization
  • Mozilla's recently announced plans to gradually and carefully bring DNS-over-HTTPS to all Firefox users in the US
  • The EFF weighs in on DNS-over-HTTPS
  • The 100% free VPN offering coming from our friends at Cloudflare

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-734-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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SN 733: Top 25 Bug Classes

Security Now - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 8:46pm

This Week's Stories:

  • Cryptomining makes a comeback
  • The top three most attacked ports
  • Small office/home office (SOHO) routers and wireless access points: "SOHOpelessly Broken"
  • Chrome gets an emergency update, to 77.0.3865.90
  • 2019 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-733-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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