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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 / 21:30 UTC.
Updated: 8 hours 54 min ago

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

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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SN 853: URL Parsing Vulnerabilities - US CISA on Log4J, WordPress Security Update, What Is a Pluton

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

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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

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