Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Aug 22nd 2023

Security Now 936

When Heuristics Backfire

OpenSUSE, SanDisk and Western Digital, 8Base, TSSHOCK

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Category: Help & How To
  • OpenSUSE goes private.
  • Android to get satellite comms.
  • SanDisk and Western Digital in hot water.
  • You’re asking for it: YouTube children's privacy.
  • Whoopsie! 8Base.
  • Where the money is.
  • The TSSHOCK vulnerability.
  • BitForge.
  • A Quantum resilient security key.
  • Removed Chrome extensions notifications.
  • HTTPS by default?
  • WinRAR 6.23 final released.
  • Closing the Loop.
  • When Heuristics Backfire.

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