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Movie Studio In Space #1580

Geek News Central - Thu, 01/20/2022 - 18:13

By 2024 there may be a movie studio in space attached to the International Space Station. Then Tom Cruz will hitch a ride to ISS on a SpaceX Flight to film the movie. It’s getting real when they want to shoot a movie in space. Time will tell if they have the money to make it happen.

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SN 854: Anatomy of a Log4j Exploit - Buggy KCode, WordPress Security

Security Now - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:09
  • Picture of the Week
  • "Hack the Pentagon" with Log4j
  • Open Source Software Security Summit
  • Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday Review: The GOOD News
  • Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday Review: The Not So Good News
  • Check Your Router Firmware Updates
  • Chrome to Implement PNA
  • Three High Severity Flaws in WordPress Add-ons
  • Closing the Loop: Listener feedback
  • SpinRite
  • Anatomy of a Log4j Exploit

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-854-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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Paypal Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Money Seizures #1579

Geek News Central - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 18:09

Paypal for years has been known to seize accounts and not tell the account holders why their accounts have been seized, they will now potentially face a class-action lawsuit by several of those victims that have had their accounts seized of 10’s of 100’s of thousands of dollars.

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TWiT 858: The Meat CEO - E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse

This week in tech - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 21:36

E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse.

  • CES through the years.
  • Oversized future USPS delivery truck on display at CES in Las Vegas.
  • BMW debuts its new color-changing paint technology at CES: E Ink.
  • Massage Robot at CES 2022.
  • This super realistic "humanoid robot" stole the show at CES 2022.
  • Using Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel at CES 2022: Hardly groundbreaking.
  • Elon Musk says Spacex will catch Starship booster with giant "robot chopsticks"
  • Halo.car
  • @richontech: No joke. This SUV is being driven remotely from this gaming-style rig, complete with a steering wheel, pedals and a giant monitor with live camera feeds from the vehicle.
  • E3 shifts to online-only event because of Omicron concerns.
  • Why Apple's iMessage Is Winning: Teens Dread the Green Text Bubble.
  • After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful.
  • The long-awaited January update for Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is now live.
  • @stroughtonsmith: Apple really needs to throw out its crowdsourced machine-learned autocorrect system entirely.
  • Second Life Founder Returns to Take On the Metaverse.
  • Meta's Oculus was the US's most-downloaded app on Christmas.
  • Is microdosing legal?
  • Canalys: Worldwide PC shipments soared in 2021 to 341 million units.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Christina Warren, Ashley Esqueda, and Rich DeMuro

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 938

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 01/12/2022 - 19:30
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SN 853: URL Parsing Vulnerabilities - US CISA on Log4J, WordPress Security Update, What Is a Pluton

Security Now - Tue, 01/11/2022 - 19:00
  • Picture of the Week.
  • The US CISA Log4J status update.
  • The H2 Database Console vulnerability.
  • The Federal Trade Commission gets into the act!
  • Chrome fixed 37 known problems last week.
  • The Privacy-first Brave browser.
  • WordPress 5.8.3 security update.
  • What, exactly, is a "Pluton"?
  • The first of Dennis Taylor's three Bobiverse novels.
  • SpinRite.
  • URL Parsing Vulnerabilities.
We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-853-Notes.pdf

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Norton Crypto Miner #1578

Geek News Central - Mon, 01/10/2022 - 19:08

Norton Crypto Miner has been put in Norton 360 what the heck were they thinking. I am reconsidering my use of their product line for this absolute insanity. I also cover what happened at CES.

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TWiT 857: New World Disorder - The future of finance, Web3, NASA Webb Telescope, synthetic biology, CES 2022

This week in tech - Sun, 01/09/2022 - 20:25

The future of finance, Web3, NASA Webb Telescope, synthetic biology, CES 2022

  • Amy introduces the Futurist episode.
  • The Future Today Institute's 14th Annual Tech Trends Report.
  • Moxie Marlinspike - My first impressions of web3.
  • Jack Dorsey says VCs really own Web3 (and Web3 boosters are pretty mad about it).
  • Chris Dixon and Naval Ravikant — The Wonders of Web3, How to Pick the Right Hill to - Climb, Finding the Right Amount of Crypto Regulation, Friends with Benefits, and the Untapped Potential of NFTs.
  • The rise of the alt-coins.
  • Oh look, it's a Tesla traffic jam in Las Vegas' Boring Company tunnel.
  • NASA's Webb Telescope Reaches Major Milestone as Mirror Unfolds.
  • CES attendance down more than 75%, organizers say.
  • LG Display brought a reclining curved OLED throne to CES this year.
  • Change your car's colour with an app: BMW unveils color-changing car.
  • CES 2022: The humanoid robot, Ameca, revealed at CES show.
  • Abbott tells CES it's getting into consumer biowearables.
  • The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology by Amy Webb.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Amy Webb and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ

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SN 852: December 33rd - Log4j Update, RSA Postponed, Hack the DHS Expanded, Cyber Insurance Cost Rising

Security Now - Tue, 01/04/2022 - 18:00
  • Picture of the Week.
  • Log4j's 5th update.
  • Microsoft's Log4j scanner triggers false positives.
  • Chinese government is annoyed with Alibaba.
  • "Hack the DHS" Bug Bounty Expanded.
  • COVID postpones the RSA Conference.
  • DuckDuckGo continues to grow.
  • The cost of cyber insurance will likely be rising or perhaps terminated.
  • "The Matrix Resurrections" what a disappointment!
  • SpinRite.
  • December 33rd.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-852-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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TWiT 856: Best of 2021 - The best TWiT highlights of the year!

This week in tech - Sun, 01/02/2022 - 10:00

Leo Laporte takes us through the past year in tech. 2021 highlights include:

  • Comparisons between the roaring '20s and the NEW roaring '20s
  • GameStop, meme stocks, and the revenge of the retail trader
  • CryptoPunks, NFTs, and the Blockchain.
  • Nicholas almost unboxes his NBA NFT
  • Facebook Is Building An Instagram For Kids Under The Age Of 13.
  • Jeff Bezos' Legacy as CEO of Amazon
  • How Amy Webb Beat Her Insomnia
  • Rick Roll gets 1 billion views
  • IBM PC Turns 40 Years Old
  • "New Data Says More Communities Built Their Own Broadband Because of COVID.
  • U.S. Broadband Wireless Speeds Climb to Pathetic 14th Place Globally. "
  • China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown.
  • iPod is 20 years old

Host: Leo Laporte

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SN 851: Best of 2021 - The Year's Best Stories on Security Now

Security Now - Tue, 12/28/2021 - 10:02

Leo Laporte walks through some of the highlights of the show and most impactful stories of 2021. Stories include:

  • SolarWinds Hack Detailed By Microsoft
  • Crispy Subtitles from Lay's
  • Remembering Dan Kaminsky
  • REvil Hacks Apple Supplier Quanta Computer
  • The "Doom" CAPTCHA
  • How Colonial Pipeline Was Breached
  • When John McAfee Called Steve Gibson
  • T-Mobile Subscribers: Do This Now
  • Internet Anonymity" is an Oxymoron

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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Starlink Speeds Slowing Down #1577

Geek News Central - Mon, 12/27/2021 - 18:18

It is being reported that Starlinks speeds are decreasing as they add more subscribers and with the never-ending race to get more satellites in the air the Starlink team will have to work hard to keep speeds up for those on the service and those wanting to sign up for the service. With an average download speed of about 87 megs, it is still better than Viasat or Hughesnet.

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TWiT 855: Smitten by 2021 - Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware

This week in tech - Sun, 12/26/2021 - 09:00

Biggest stories of the year including Meta, mRNA, Log4j, NFTs, Ransomware

  • COVID-19's impact on tech.
  • Elon Musk in 2021.
  • The World Is Still Short of Everything. Get Used to It.
  • GM's heated seats and steering wheels are the latest casualties of the chip shortage.
  • Baby Driver: Philadelphia woman gives birth in the front seat of Tesla on autopilot.
  • The tangled history of mRNA vaccines.
  • Ransomware Jerks Helped Cause the Cream Cheese Shortage.
  • The Harvard Job Offer No One at Harvard Ever Heard Of.
  • Microsoft's very bad year for security: A timeline.
  • Log4j: The 'most serious' security breach ever is unfolding right now.
  • REvil Ransom Arrest, $6M Seizure, and $10M Reward.
  • Billionaires in space.
  • FAA: No more commercial astronaut wings, too many launching.
  • Fact check: Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket launch didn't emit carbon.
  • Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's C.E.O., handing the reins to Andy Jassy.
  • In a surprise tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he's stepping down.
  • Square is changing its name to Block.
  • The Metaverse Is Mark Zuckerberg's Escape Hatch.
  • A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived.
  • Lina Khan's Battle to Rein in Big Tech.
  • Top trend of 2021: The Metaverse.
  • 2021 ends with a question: Are NFTs here to stay?
  • Android 12: Everything you need to know about Google's new big update to the popular OS!
  • Colonial Pipeline: How a major oil pipeline got held for ransom.
  • Sinclair Confirms Ransomware Attack That Disrupted TV Stations.
  • A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple Ruling.
  • Tardigrade is first multicellular organism to be quantum entangled.
  • Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal 106 days after getting stuck.
  • VW rebrand turns out to be April Fool's joke.
  • Olympics Broadcaster Announces His Computer Password on Live TV.
  • Don't be fooled — Amazon's Astro isn't a home robot, it's a camera on wheels.
  • I swallowed one of my AirPods.
  • Woman swallows AirPods accidentally; claims device recorded audio from her stomach.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Ant Pruitt, Mikah Sargent, and Jason Howell

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 937

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 12/22/2021 - 19:30
it might pop and crackle but joel has the inside scoop to stoke your fires
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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 936

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 12/22/2021 - 19:30
between the holidays or between the sheets, joel is always rocking your night away! So grab a yule log and join in on the fun.
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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 935

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 12/22/2021 - 19:30
docker, thermal paste, repair, tv shows
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