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 729: Next Gen Ad Privacy

• Texas Ransomware Update
• Remember that Kazakhstan cert?
• The mixed-blessing of "wide open" source projects
• RubyGems is in trouble again
• Chrome to add data breach notification
• iOS v12.4 updated quickly to 12.4.1
• Next-gen ad privacy

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 2019-08-28  2h12m