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Showing posts with label Security Now. Show all posts

May 17, 2018

Rowhammer Gets More Dangerous

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson 
Throwhammer is a new remote execution of the Rowhammer attack.

New RowHammer Attack On Android

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
A team of academics from the University in Amsterdam has developed a new startlingly effective REMOTE hack against Android smartphones using the user's web browser and the device's built-in GPU via the JavaScript WebGL API.

March 28, 2018

CLOUD Act Kills Online Privacy

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson 
The CLOUD Act, which Congress snuck into its $1.3 trillion spending bill, effectively says that the 4th Amendment does not apply online.

March 21, 2018

CTS Labs And AMD Chipset Flaws Fallout

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the aftermath of CTS Labs' abrupt disclosure of flaws in AMD's outsourced chipsets.

February 28, 2018

GA Criminalises Security Research

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
Georgia will pass an overly-broad security bill that will inadvertently criminalise any unauthorised access to a computer or network. Even independent computer security research will be illegal.

Cellebrite Cracks iOS 11

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
US security vendor reveals that it can unlock any iPhone running iOS 11, from the iPhone 5 to the new iPhone X.

February 24, 2018

February 14, 2018

Flying Hacker Drones

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
The latest thing to fear: flying drones could be hacking your wireless network right now.

January 31, 2018

Hackers Can Check Out Tour Tinder Swipes

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
Despite attempts at encryption, Tinder is vulnerable to hacks that can reveal your photos and picks.

January 30, 2018

Linus Torvalds Blows Up At Intel

Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds  
Linus Torvalds has some choice words for Intel about Meltdown/Spectre and their fix for the flaws. He is, unfortunately, wrong.

January 24, 2018

Intel Blows Their Spectre Fix

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson  
If you haven't downloaded Intel's fix for the Spectre flaw, don't! Intel warns that it "may introduce higher than expected reboots." Intel is working on a fix to the fix.

January 17, 2018

Skype - Powered By The Signal Protocol

Steve Gibson
Steve Gibson 
Microsoft announced "Private Conversations" in Skype, using the open source Signal Protocol.

January 10, 2018

Meltdown Fix = Slow Computers

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
Just how much will patching Meltdown and Spectre slow down your computer? If you are a game developer, the answer is a lot.

January 4, 2018

More Sites Block Adblocking Software

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
About 1/3rd of the top 10,000 websites are showing some awareness, concern, or powerful anti-adblocking effort.

January 3, 2018

Browser Autofill Insecurities

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
At least two companies are offering scripts which deliberately trick our web browsers' username & password auto-fill into providing a new source of tracking information.

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