Podcasts

SN 706: Open Source eVoting

Security Now - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:47
  • Last week's Patch Tuesday March Madness
  • Win7 SHA256 Windows Update... Update
  • Many attacks leveraging the recently discovered WinRAR vulnerability
  • What happens when Apple, Google, and GoDaddy all drop a bit?
  • A big recent jump in Mirai Botnet Capability
  • Compromised Counter-Strike gaming servers
  • Privacy enhancements coming in Android Q
  • A pair of very odd web browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox from Microsoft
  • A VERY exciting and encouraging project to create an entirely open eVoting system

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson

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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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TWiT 710: Mollie the Crab

This week in tech - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 16:47

News of the Week

  • Tesla Announces Model Y SUV Crossover
  • Tesla's Many Problems are Due to Musk
  • Huge Facebook Outage: Why?
  • Beto O'Rourke, L33T Hacker
  • Mass Murder on Facebook Live
  • Warren vs Big Tech: Why She's Wrong
  • Hey Techies: Uncle Sam Needs You!
  • Bruce Schneier: The Internet has Split in Three
  • Google to Launch Game Streaming Service
  • Google to Stop Making Laptops and Tablets
  • Apple News/TV Event Coming March 25th
  • 5G Coming this Year, but Why Do We Need It?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Iain Thomson, Sam Abuelsamid, and Matt Cutts

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 800

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 08:30
google goes down in the east, cpap weekly episode 2, ubuntu 19.04
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SN 705: SPOILER

Security Now - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 18:53
  • 0-day exploit bidding war
  • NSA releases Ghidra v9
  • Firefox's adds Tor privacy
  • A pair of nasty 0-days
  • A worrisome breach at Citrix
  • The risk of claiming to be an unhackable aftermarket car alarm
  • A new and interesting "Windows developers chatting with users" idea at Microsoft
  • A semi-solution to Windows updates crashing systems
  • Detailed news of the Marriott/Starwood breach, a bit of miscellany from
  • SPOILER: Another new and different consequence of speculation on Intel machines.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-705-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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TWiT 709: Third-Party Dog Hats

This week in tech - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 19:16
  • Foursquare Location Tracking Leaps Past the Creepy Line
  • Will Zuck Make Facebook Private?
  • Thousands of New Millionaires are Coming to San Francisco
  • Apple has Big Plans for Self-Driving Cars
  • Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break up Big Tech
  • Congress Wants to Pass Net Neutrality Rules
  • Huawei Sues the US Government
  • Investors SueTesla to Keep Elon Musk from Tweeting

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan, Paris Martineau, and Patrick Beja

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 798

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 07:30
3d printing, Linux kernel 5.0, all sorts of good stuff
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SN 704: Careers in Bug Hunting

Security Now - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 15:56
  • The increasing feasibility of making a sustainable career out of hunting for software bugs
  • A newly available improvement in Spectre mitigation performance and who can try it now
  • Adobe's ColdFusion emergency and patch,
  • More problems with A/V and self-signed certs
  • A Docker vulnerability being exploited in the wild
  • The end of Coinhive
  • A new major Wireshark release
  • A nifty web browser website screenshot hack
  • Continuing troubles with the over-privileged Thunderbolt interface
  • Bot-based credential stuffing attacks

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-704-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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TWiT 708: Outrage Moms

This week in tech - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 21:40
  • MWC 2019 and the Future of Smartphones and Wearables
  • This Person Does Not Exist
  • OpenAI and the Text Generator Too Dangerous to Exist
  • Outrage Mobs and Twitter
  • China's Social Credit System Could Take Over the World
  • Google and Saudia Arabia's Woman Tracking App
  • Silicon Valley and the US Military
  • Do We Even Need Facebook?
  • Make Elon Musk Stop Tweeting!!!
  • TikTok fined $5.7 Million
  • Tenn Hacker gets $1 Million in Bug Bounties

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Amy Webb and Brianna Wu

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 797

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 07:30
3d printing, home automation, pine64 devices, capital meats
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SN 703: Out in the Wild

Security Now - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 18:28
  • A number of ongoing out-in-the-wild attacks
  • Another early-warned Drupal vulnerability
  • A 19-year old flaw in an obscure decompress for the "ACE" archive format
  • Microsoft reveals an abuse of HTTP/2 protocol which is DoSing its IIS servers.
  • Mozilla faces a dilemma about a wanna-be Certificate Authority and they also send a worried letter to Australia.
  • Microsoft's Edge browser is revealed to be secretly whitelisting 58 web domains which are allowed to bypass its "Click-To-Run" permission for Flash.
  • ICANN renews its plea for the Internet to adopt DNSSEC.
  • NVIDIA releases a handful of critical driver updates for Windows.
  • Apple increases the intelligence of it's Intelligent Tracking Prevention.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-703-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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TWiT 707: Will It Bend?

This week in tech - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:54
  • Foldable Phones Hit MWC 2019
  • Microsoft Announces Hololens 2
  • Netflix at the Oscars
  • Apple and Goldman Sachs Release Credit Card Linked to iPhone
  • Apple to Combine iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps
  • YouTube: Home of Pedophiles, Anti-Vaxxers, and Flat Earthers
  • How Facebook Gets Your Info from Other Apps
  • Facebook In Trouble with UK, Spied on Android Users
  • Stephen Wolfram on Productivity

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Ben Johnson, Florence Ion, and Seth Weintraub

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 796

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 07:30
nas, galaxy fold, storage, fun
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