Security Now (Audio)

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 / 20:30 UTC.


episode 710: DragonBlood

• DragonBlood: the first effective attack on the new WPA3 protocol
• Malicious use of the URL tracking "ping" attribute
• The WinRAR Nightmare
• More 3rd-party A/V troubles with Microsoft
• What good did April's patch Tuesday accomplish?
• Adobe 's big patch Tuesday
• Google considering automatically blocking "high risk" downloads
• Russia's Roskomnadzor finally lowers the boom on Facebook
• The incredible Taj Mahal APT framework

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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 2019-04-17  2h12m