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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 787

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:30
asus router woes, hard drive death, recovery, networking
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SN 693: Internal Bug Discovery

Security Now - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 19:56
  • Australia's recently passed anti-encryption legislation
  • Details of a couple more mega-breaches including a bit of Marriott follow-up
  • A welcome call for legislation from Microsoft
  • A new twist on online advertising click fraud
  • The DHS is interested in deanonymizing cryptocurrencies beyond Bitcoin
  • The changing landscape of TOR funding
  • An entirely foreseeable disaster with a new Internet IoT-oriented protocol
  • Google finds bugs in Google+ and acts responsibly -- again -- what that suggests for everyone else

We invite you to read our show notes.

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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TWiT 696: I've Got Mark-Level Sign-Off

This week in tech - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 20:13
  • What role did Facebook play in the French riots?
  • Tumblr bans porn, Facebook bans vague hints that sex might be a thing that exists.
  • Meanwhile in the UK, Parliament releases sensetive internal Facebook memos and emails.
  • Tik Tok is where all the youngs are at.
  • And then there were 5: Google tries to make sense of its Messaging platforms. Meanwhile, Apple's iMessage is the one app that could rule them all.
  • Microsoft puts some Chromium in their Edge.
  • Canada arrests Huawei's CFO for allegedly violationg sanctions on Iran.
  • Australia passes a dangerously vague anti-encryption law.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Rich DeMuro, Patrick Beja, and Sam Abuelsamid

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 786

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 07:30
revelations, arm server, kitchen gadgets
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SN 692: GPU RAM Image Leakage

Security Now - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 22:49
  • Another Lenovo SuperFish-style local security certificate screw up
  • The Marriott breach and several other new, large and high-profile secure breach incidents
  • The inevitable evolution of exploitation of publicly exposed UPnP router services
  • The emergence of "Printer Spam"
  • How well does ransomware pay? We have an idea now.
  • The story of two iOS scam apps
  • Progress on the DNS over HTTPS front
  • Rumors that Microsoft is abandoning their EdgeHTML engine in favor of Chromium We also have a bit of
  • A Cyber Security related Humble Book Bundle just in time for Christmas
  • Some new research that reveals that it's possible to recover pieces of web browser page images that have been previously viewed.

We invite you to read our shown notes.

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 695: Friends in Bikinis

This week in tech - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 20:21
  • Black Friday was Amazon's biggest sales day ever
  • Marriott Hack hit half a billion Starwood guests for 4 years
  • Indian Microsoft scammers busted
  • Amazon's new machine learning racecar, quantum blockchain, and more from re:Invent
  • When is Amazon rolling out Prime Health?
  • UK grabs thousands of Facebook emails from bikini app company
  • Google's China woes continue
  • Apple at the Supreme Court
  • Microsoft tops Apple as world's most valuable company

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Nate Lanxon, Devindra Hardawar, and Dwight Silverman

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The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 785

The Linux Link Tech Show - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 07:30
cposc, black friday purchases, movies
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SN 691: ECCploit

Security Now - Tue, 11/27/2018 - 19:50
  • Yesterday, the US Supreme Court heard Apple's argument about why a class action lawsuit against their monopoly App Store should not be allowed to proceed. How could this affect iOS security?
  • Google and Mozilla are looking to remove support for FTP from their browsers.
  • From our "what could possibly go wrong" department, we have browsers asking for explicit permission to leave their sandboxes.
  • The next step in the evolution of RowHammer attacks which do, as Bruce Schneier once opined, only get better... or in this case, worse!

We invite you to read our show notes.

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 694: Reverse Superlatives

This week in tech - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 22:16
  • US government tells allies not to buy Huawei products
  • China to fully roll out "social credit" scoring system by end of 2020
  • Is Apple bringing back the iPhone X?
  • Google News may leave EU over link tax
  • Cards against Humanity wins Black Friday, Sears loses.
  • For one brief shining moment this week, Microsoft was the world's most valuable company
  • Social media influencers and social media backlash
  • Amazon wants to buy Fox sports channels

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Mike Elgan, Jason Snell, and Adam Fisher

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SN 690: Are Passwords Immortal?

Security Now - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:27
  • All the action at last week's Pwn2Own Mobile hacking contest
  • The final word on processor mis-design in the Meltdown/Spectre era
  • A workable solution for unsupported Intel firmware upgrades for hostile environments
  • A forthcoming Firefox breach alert feature
  • The expected takeover of exposed Docker-offering servershe recently announced successor to recently ratified HTTP/2
  • 1.1.1.1 errata
  • The future of passwords: a thoughtful article written by Troy Hunt, the creator of the popular "Have I Been Pwned" web service

We invite you to read our show notes.

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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A Cat Destroyed my Son’s MacBook Pro #1328

Geek News Central - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:01

Yes, A cat destroyed my Son’s MacBook Pro. You are simply not going to believe this story a curious cat and a series of incredible events caused the utter destruction of my Son’s MacBook Pro which Apple is predicting will cost $700 to repair. The cat is still alive but you’re not going to believe it. My son is utterly devastated on what has happened as there is more to the story then a destroyed MacBook there is potential data loss as well from a series of unfortunate events. The Apple repair guy thought he had heard it all. But hey crazy stuff happens and this is about as crazy as it comes.

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TWiT 693: Big Boy Easy Bake Oven

This week in tech - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 21:20
  • Facebook's latest crisis is... its reaction to its last crisis.
  • Waymo plans a driverless car service.
  • Amazon announces its new headquarters in Queens and North Virginia.
  • Google's "smart city" in Toronto gets some pushback.
  • Julian Assange has been charged with... something?
  • SpaceX gets approval to launch 7000 internet satellites.
  • Japan's cybersecurity chief is 100% unhackable - because he has never touched a computer.
  • Alphabet's Verily gives up on glucose-measuring contact lenses.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Brianna Wu, Larry Magid, and Georgia Dow

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