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 713: Post-Coinhive Cryptojacking

This Week's Stories
• The continuing and changing world of cryptojacking after Coinhive closed their doors last month.
• Google's announcement of self-expiring data retention
• The mess arising from Mozilla's intermediate certificate expiration
• Another wrinkle in the exploit marketplace
• Mozilla's announcement about deliberate code obfuscation
• A hacker who hacked at least 29 other botnet hackers
• A warning about a very popular D-Link netcam
• Who's paying and who's receiving bug bounties by country
• Another User-Agent gotcha with Google Docs
• A problem with Google Earth on the new Chromium-Edge browser
• A bit more about Edge's future just dropped at the start of Microsoft's Build 2019 conference.

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 2019-05-08  n/a