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 718: Update Exim Now!

• SandboxEscaper drops another 0-day
• The still-not-yet-widely-exploited BlueKeep vulnerability
• GoldBrute Botnet pounding on RDP servers (but not yet using BlueKeep)
• The FBI issued an interesting advisory about not trusting secure sites just because they're secure
• VLC receives 33 security bug fixes
• Microsoft's Edge browser takes another step forward
• Mozilla reorganizes
• MUST HAVE utility of the week: DNS Query Sniffer
• The first formal full release of SQRL
• Anyone running an Exim mail server needs to update immediately!

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 2019-06-12  2h6m