Security Now (MP3)

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 732: SIM Jacking

This Week's Stories

  • SIMjacker allows attackers to hijack any phone just by sending it an SMS message.
  • Here comes iOS "Lucky" 13!
  • Chrome follows Mozilla to DoH with a twist.
  • Want to enable DoH in Chrome right now? You can, right now, if you wish.
  • Chrome stops showing Extended Validation certs in the URL bar.
  • Mozilla launches 'Firefox Private Network' VPN service as a browser extension.
  • Windows Patch Tuesday redux
  • Chrome Remote Desktop
  • EXIM eMail servers are in trouble again.

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 2019-09-18  1h40m