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Showing posts with label Steve Gibson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Steve Gibson. Show all posts

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.

February 6, 2018

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

January 9, 2018

CPU Security Flaws: Meltdown And Spectre

Meltdown And Spectre
Meltdown And Spectre  
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Jason Snell talk with Steve Gibson, from GRC.com and their podcast Security Now, about the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws...and what we can do.

January 4, 2018

More Sites Block Adblocking Software

Steve Gibson
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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.

December 20, 2017

Mirai Botnet Creator Just Wanted To Win At Minecraft

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
We now know the whole backstory behind Mirai, the most sophisticated botnet to date which was responsible for originating the many largest, most potent and devastating DDoS bandwidth attacks ever seen.

December 13, 2017

Google Project Zero's iOS Jailbreaking Tool

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
A Google researcher announced the release of a powerful tool for iOS 11 that the security community thinks it can use to jailbreak the iPhone.

November 28, 2017

Spain Must Replace 60 Million Hackable ID Cards

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
Earlier on Security Now, we told you about Estonia's 760,000 Infineon cards which are now known to be generating insecure private key.

November 22, 2017

Amazon Key Cameras Can Be Hacked Via Wi-Fi

Steve Gibson
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Amazon's new system to allow in-house deliveries has a flaw that could allow unscrupulous delivery people to freeze your camera and enter your home undetected.

November 8, 2017

ROCA Three Weeks Later — It's Worse Than We Thought

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
Estonia's Police and Border Guard suspended an estimated 760,000 ID cards known to be affected by the crypto vulnerability.

October 25, 2017

Use Your Browser To Mine For Charity

Steve Gibson
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Donateyourtab.to lets use use spare browser cycles to mine cryptocurrency for charity.

October 19, 2017

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