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 727: BlackHat & DefCon

This Week's Stories
• BlackHat and Def Con 2019
• Microsoft dangles $300,000 for Azure hacks at BlackHat...
• Hotel chaos from Germany's Chaos Computer Club
• 40 dangerous drivers
• Google's battle to allow its Incognito users' Incognitoness to be Incognito
• Microsoft ranks the industry's top bug hunters
• Apple bumps its bounties

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Hosts: Steve Gibson and Jason Howell

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