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Security Now (Audio)

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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.

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SN 914: Sony Sues Quad9 - Polynonce attack, Germany Huawei ban, Plex Media Server defect, Andor review

March 15th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • Another Malicious Chrome Extension.
  • Germany to join the Huawei & ZTE ban.
  • Putting "phishing" into perspective.
  • The …

SN 913: A Fowl Incident - DDoS'ing Fosstodon, Strategic Objective 3.3, CISA's Covert Red-Team

March 8th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • DDoS'ing Fosstodon.
  • DDoS for Hire takedowns.
  • TikTok Insanity.
  • Illegal Warrantless Surveillance.
  • Strategic Objective 3.3.

SN 912: The NSA @ Home - LastPass hack details, Signal says no to UK, more PyPI troubles, QNAP bug bounty

March 1st, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • Windows 11? ... anyone?
  • As Plain as Ever.
  • Edge's new built-in VPN?
  • LastPass Incident Update.
  • Signal says NO to the UK.

SN 911: A Clever Regurgitator - GoneDaddy, Section 230, NPM malware, Hyundai Kia mess, Meta Verified

February 22nd, 2023


GoneDaddy, Section 230, NPM malware, Hyundai Kia mess, Meta Verified

  • Picture of the Week.
  • GoneDaddy.
  • Section 230.
  • No Blue, No SMS-based 2FA.

SN 910: Ascon - Malicious ChatGPT Use, Google Security Key Giveaway, OTPAuth

February 15th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week
  • ESXiArgs follow-up
  • ChatGPT's Malicious Use
  • Google Security Key Giveaway
  • Brave goes HTTPS-by-default
  • 1Password Makes …

SN 909: How ESXi Fell - EU Internet Surveillance, QNAP returns, .DEV is always HTTPS

February 8th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • The European Union's Internet Surveillance Proposal.
  • 30,000 patient records online?
  • .DEV is always HTTPS!
  • Google changes …

SN 908: Data Operand Independent Timing - Old Android apps, Kevin Rose, iOS 6.3 and FIDO, Hive hacked

February 1st, 2023

  • Android to start blocking old and unsafe apps.
  • Microsoft to block Internet sourced Excel add-ins.
  • An example of saying "no" even when it may …

SN 907: Credential Reuse - iOS 16.3, ChatGPT creates malware, Bitwarden acquires

January 25th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • PayPal Credential Stuffing.
  • iOS 16.3 : Cloud encryption for all.
  • InfoSecurity Magazine: "ChatGPT Creates Polymorphic …

SN 906: The Rule of Two - Norton Lifelock Data Breach, Chromium and Rust, LastPass

January 18th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week
  • About Password Iterations
  • EBC or CB
  • Norton Lifelock Troubles
  • Chrome Follows Microsoft and Firefox
  • Chromium is Beginning …

SN 905: 1 - LastPass Aftermath, LastPass vault de-obfuscator, LastPass iteration count folly

January 11th, 2023

  • Picture of the Week.
  • LastPass Aftermath.
  • LastPass Vault De-Obfuscator.
  • What more do we know this week regarding LastPass?
  • The most alarming …
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