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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.
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SN 717: The Nansh0u Campaign

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 19:52

• Checking in on the BlueKeep RDP vulnerability
• The planned shutdown of one of the most "successful" affiliate-based ransomware systems
• An update on the anti-Robocalling problem
• Russian and Chinese militaries plan to quit using Windows
• Apple's announcement yesterday of their forthcoming "Sign in with Apple" service
• The Nansh0u campaign, apparently sourced from China, has successfully compromised many tens of thousands of servers exposed to the Internet.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-717-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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SN 716: RDP - Really Do Patch

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 19:54

• The Internet is Doomed: BlueKeep Attacks Windows Remote Desktop Protocol
• Google Stores Unhashed G Suite Passwords
• Sandbox Escaper Drops FIVE New Zero-Day Exploits
• Microsoft's Just-released Win10 Feature Update 1903
• Security Enhancements in Firefox's Release 67

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-716-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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SN 715: CPU.fail

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 20:10

This Week's Stories
• The next round of Intel processor information leakage problems: Microarchitectural Data Sampling vulnerabilities
• Last Tuesday's patches from Microsoft, Abode and Apple includes one for Windows XP
• Security problem for Cisco that ever has stock analysts taking notice
• Ongoing troubles with the cryptocurrency market
• Trouble with Google's Titan Bluetooth dongle
• Another monthly problem with Windows 10 updates

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-715-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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SN 714: Android 'Q'

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 20:19

This Week's Stories
• Update WhatsApp NOW!
• Security News from Google I/O 2019 conference
• A new exploitable flaw in all Linux kernels earlier than v5.0.8
• A new set of flaws affecting all Intel processors known as "ZombieLoad"
• Security enhancements in Android Q.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-714-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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Categories: Podcasts, Technology