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SN 727: BlackHat & DefCon

Security Now - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:32

This Week's Stories
• BlackHat and Def Con 2019
• Microsoft dangles $300,000 for Azure hacks at BlackHat...
• Hotel chaos from Germany's Chaos Computer Club
• 40 dangerous drivers
• Google's battle to allow its Incognito users' Incognitoness to be Incognito
• Microsoft ranks the industry's top bug hunters
• Apple bumps its bounties

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-727-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Jason Howell

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TWiT 731: An Electric Cannonball

This week in tech - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 17:40

This Week's Stories

  • Video games don't cause mass shootings, but toxic gamer culture doesn't help
  • White House proposes social media censorship
  • Apple wants as many people as possible to get the Apple Card
  • Are Teslas reliable?
  • Chase forgives Canadian customers' debt
  • Apple locks out DIY battery repairs
  • FedEx splits with Amazon
  • Amazon's PillPack fighting with CVS and Walgreens
  • Woz wants you off Facebook
  • Teenagers work overnight to make Amazon Echo
  • Samsung Note 10 kills headphone jack and Bixby button, embraces Microsoft
  • FBI, NSA want hackers, even if they used to smoke pot
  • Defcon takes on voting machine security
  • Elizabeth Warren's plan for rural broadband
  • US Navy ditching touchscreen controllers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Ben Johnson, and Sam Abuelsamid

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Apple 1 Million Dollar Bounty #1388

Geek News Central - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 04:43

Apple is offering a 1 Million dollar bug bounty for bugs found in its kernel. This is by far the biggest bounty ever offered and should help incentivize people to turn in those bugs. I had an event that went late last evening thus the Friday morning recording. Quick show today so enjoy and have a great weekend.

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SN 726: Steve's File Sync Journey

Security Now - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:32

This week's stories
• A widespread false alarm about Facebook's planned subversion of end-to-end encryption
• Still more municipality Ransomware attacks
• Anti-encryption saber rattling among the Five Eyes nations
• Microsoft's discovery of Russian-backed IoT compromise
• Chrome 76's changes
• Black Hat and Def Con preview
• The challenge of synchronizing a working set of files between two locations

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-726-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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Cloudflare Terminates 8Chan #1387

Geek News Central - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 17:03

Cloudflare terminated the service of 8Chan today and there reasoning is laid out in a public posting. It’s a crazy world we live in now and companies are forced to make business decisions based upon what is happening in the world and I do not blame them. Anyway, lots going on major progress in the studio continues.

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TWiT 730: Moonlighting as Marshmello

This week in tech - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 19:56

This Week's Stories
- Apple Earnings: services up, iPhone down
- Phone season starts this week
- Apple gearing up on R&D
- Amazon takes over
- RIP Amazon Dash button
- Your Assistant is listening
- Apple Card won't let you bet on the ponies
- Capital One hack
- Apple Bluetooth security hack
- Facial recognition for drunks
- Chinese smile to pay
- Elon Musk is boring holes in Las Vegas
- AI customer service hell
- Amazon partnering with police
- Turkey cracks down on internet
- Instagram from Facebook
- Livestreaming Funerals
- Spotify takes off
- US Govt Vs social media addiction
- Locast gets sued
- Ninja moves to Mixer

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mikah Sargent, Ant Pruitt, and Mike Elgan

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YouTube Tweaks #1386

Geek News Central - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 17:27

YouTube is tweaking the signals it uses to rank kids video. There are winners and losers in this content game. When will creators learn that they need to take control of there brands and quit playing Russian roulette with their incomes? I am back in the Michigan studio. Two shows next week from the studio here.

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 819

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 08:30
armbian, pinebook, pi4, streaming, kansas linuxfest 2019
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SN 725: Urgent/11

Security Now - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 20:25

This Week's Stories
- Marcus Hutchins ... is Free!
- U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr on "warrant proof data encryption"
- What malware is the most popular underground?
- This Week in Ransomware
- Your NAS is Grass!
- 11 vulnerabilities in VxWorks' TCP/IP stack

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-725-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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Sprint – T-Mobile DOJ Green Light #1385

Geek News Central - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 18:07

Sprint – T-Mobile finally gets the green light from the Department of Justice. So we will see how long it now takes for the deal to close as they are battling a number of state attorney generals as well. I am down in Columbus today with a busy schedule ahead. More details on the show.

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TWiT 729: My Baby Filled Her Rings

This week in tech - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 20:17
  • Apple buys Intel's modem business
  • House passes anti-robocall bill
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold finally coming in September
  • As T-Mobile/Sprint merger approved by DoJ, Dish launches a new mobile carrier
  • iPadOS is the Future of Apple
  • iPhone 11 is all about the camera
  • Note 10 - no headphone jack, no buttons
  • How Apple fights factory thefts
  • Apple Card coming in August
  • Google will buy your face for $5
  • Facebook founder wants to break up Facebook
  • Google bans repair business search ads
  • Big government vs big tech
  • Do not install PremierOpinion software from VoiceFive
  • Pampers develops "smart" diapers

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Lisa Schmeiser, and Lexy Savvides

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Facebook 5 Billion Dollar Privacy Fine #1384

Geek News Central - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:08

Facebook has been hammered with a 5 billion dollar privacy violation fine. The biggest fine for Privacy violations in US history. It is a historic amount and some think it was not enough. What say you. Back in the Michigan studio for one show then back to Columbus next week. We are on the countdown now to 1400 shows. With my consistency in not taking many shows of this year, we will likely hit 1400 around the first week of October based on my crazy travel schedule that is ahead.

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 818

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 08:30
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SN 724: Hide Your RDP Now!

Security Now - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 20:03

This Week's Stories
• Welcome to Kazakhstan! Please check your privacy at the border.
• Mozilla marking all non-HTTPS pages as "not secure"
• Chrome Incognito Mode getting a bit more incognito
• A forthcoming "super Incognito mode" for Firefox
• Rust-TLS outperforms OpenSSL in nearly every way
• Microsoft announces "ElectionGuard" during last week's Aspen Security Forum
• ProFTPD Server is wide open to remote compromise
• Sophos: "RDP exposed: the wolves already at your door"

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-724-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Jason Howell

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Huawei conspiring with North Korea? #1383

Geek News Central - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 22:42

Huawei has some very serious allegations that it is facing in providing export-controlled gear to North Korea and if found to be true would be a very serious issue. What say you? I am headed back to Michigan tomorrow so I look forward to working on the new studio.

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TWiT 728: Facebook Fa Schifo

This week in tech - Sun, 07/21/2019 - 18:28
  • Is FaceApp safe? As safe as any other photo app.
  • Russian Intelligence Service hacked
  • Apollo 11 helped launch computer programming
  • Elon Musk wants to sew a chip in your brain
  • Equifax fined $700 million
  • TikTok takes over
  • Celebrate World Emoji Day
  • New MacBook Air have slower SSD
  • Apple Pushes Exclusive Podcasts
  • Trump threatens Google
  • Congressional hearings on Big Tech
  • Google kicks Chinese app developer off Play Store
  • Tinder removes itself from the Play Store
  • Oakland Bans Facial Recognition
  • Amazon has record sales on Prime Day
  • How should Facebook Libra be regulated?
  • Influencers are taking over the world
  • Boston Dynamics Spot Mini is coming

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Paris Martineau, Seth Weintraub, and Iain Thomson

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