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  1. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 697: Zerodium

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities.
    • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
    • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
    • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp.
    • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
    • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
    • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019.
    • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App.
    • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
    • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication.
    • An update on the lingering death of Flash… now in hospice care.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  2. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 697: Zerodium

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities.
    • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
    • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
    • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp.
    • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
    • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
    • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019.
    • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App.
    • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
    • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication.
    • An update on the lingering death of Flash… now in hospice care.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  3. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 697: Zerodium

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities.
    • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
    • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
    • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp.
    • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
    • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
    • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019.
    • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App.
    • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
    • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication.
    • An update on the lingering death of Flash… now in hospice care.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  4. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 697: Zerodium

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities.
    • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
    • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
    • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp.
    • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
    • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
    • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019.
    • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App.
    • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
    • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication.
    • An update on the lingering death of Flash… now in hospice care.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  5. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 697: Zerodium

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities.
    • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
    • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
    • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp.
    • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
    • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
    • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019.
    • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App.
    • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
    • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication.
    • An update on the lingering death of Flash… now in hospice care.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  6. Posted a note
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  7. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 696: Here Comes 2019!

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • The NSA announces the forthcoming release of an internal powerful reverse-engineering tool for examining and understanding other people's code.
    • Emergency out-of-cycle patches from both Adobe and Microsoft.
    • PewDiePie hacker strikes again.
    • Prolific 0-day dropper SandboxEscaper ruffles some feathers.
    • A new effort by the US government to educate industry about the risks of Cyber attacks.
    • Welcome news on the ransomware front.
    • VERY welcome news of a new Windows 10 feature.
    • A note about a just-published side-channel attack on OS page caches.

    We invite you to read our show notes.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  8. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 694: The SQLite RCE Flaw

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • Rhode Island's response to Google's recent API flaw
    • Signal's response to Australia's anti-encryption legislation
    • The return of PewDiePie
    • US border agents retaining traveler's private data
    • This Week in Android Hijinks
    • Confusion surrounding the Windows v5 release
    • Another Facebook API mistake
    • The 8th annual most common passwords list (AKA "How's 'monkey' doing?")
    • Why all might not be lost if someone is hit with drive encrypting malware
    • Microsoft's recent 4-month run of 0-day vulnerability patches
    • The Firefox 64 update
    • A reminder of an awesome train game for iOS, Mac and Android
    • A look at a new and very troubling flaw discovered in the massively widespread SQLite library… and what we can do.

    We invite you to read our show notes.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  9. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 694: The SQLite RCE Flaw

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • Rhode Island's response to Google's recent API flaw
    • Signal's response to Australia's anti-encryption legislation
    • The return of PewDiePie
    • US border agents retaining traveler's private data
    • This Week in Android Hijinks
    • Confusion surrounding the Windows v5 release
    • Another Facebook API mistake
    • The 8th annual most common passwords list (AKA "How's 'monkey' doing?")
    • Why all might not be lost if someone is hit with drive encrypting malware
    • Microsoft's recent 4-month run of 0-day vulnerability patches
    • The Firefox 64 update
    • A reminder of an awesome train game for iOS, Mac and Android
    • A look at a new and very troubling flaw discovered in the massively widespread SQLite library… and what we can do.

    We invite you to read our show notes.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors:

  10. Listened to

    Security Now (MP3)

    SN 694: The SQLite RCE Flaw

    Security Now
(Audio)

    • Rhode Island's response to Google's recent API flaw
    • Signal's response to Australia's anti-encryption legislation
    • The return of PewDiePie
    • US border agents retaining traveler's private data
    • This Week in Android Hijinks
    • Confusion surrounding the Windows v5 release
    • Another Facebook API mistake
    • The 8th annual most common passwords list (AKA "How's 'monkey' doing?")
    • Why all might not be lost if someone is hit with drive encrypting malware
    • Microsoft's recent 4-month run of 0-day vulnerability patches
    • The Firefox 64 update
    • A reminder of an awesome train game for iOS, Mac and Android
    • A look at a new and very troubling flaw discovered in the massively widespread SQLite library… and what we can do.

    We invite you to read our show notes.

    Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

    You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

    For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

    Sponsors: