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SN 731: DeepFakes

Security Now - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 9:45pm

This week's stories:

  • Get rich quick spotting deepfakes!
  • A forced two-day recess of all schools in Flagstaff, Arizona
  • The case of a ransomware operator being too greedy
  • Apple's controversial response to Google's discovery of Chinese iOS hacks
  • Zerodium's new payout schedule and what it might mean.
  • The final full public disclosure of BlueKeep exploitation code
  • Serious PHP flaws, some potentially serious flaws found

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-731-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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SN 730: The Ransomware Epidemic

Security Now - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 9:38pm

This Week's Stories:

  • Google expands its bug bounty program
  • New bug bounty millionaires
  • Google's Project Zero group dropped a bomb on iOS
  • Ransomware attacks on local governments and businesses are on the rise

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-730-Notes.pdf

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Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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SN 729: Next Gen Ad Privacy

Security Now - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 10:45pm

• 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

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-729-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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SN 728: The KNOB is Broken

Security Now - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:17pm

• Last Tuesday was another busy and important patch Tuesday
• And speaking of Patch Tuesday... 3rd-Party A/V Strikes Again!
• Kaspersky facilitates independent web tracking
• So, what the heck is "CTF" ??
• 23 Government agencies in Texas were hit with a well-coordinated ransomware attack last Friday, August 16th
• RIP, EV: The coming demise of Extended Validation (EV) certificates
• And... So long FTP!
• HTTP/2 goes to the Movies
• "The KNOB is Broken: Exploiting Low Entropy in the Encryption Key Negotiation Of Bluetooth BR/EDR"

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-728-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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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.

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