Security Now (MP3)

SN 711: DNSpionage

April 24, 2019
141 min

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  • Facebook steals users' email contact lists, logs plaintext Instagram passwords
  • Russia moves closer to adopting "Internet Master Cutoff Switch" legislation.
  • A reminder that "USB Killers" are a real thing.
  • Marcus Hutchins' plea deal
  • A new(ish) actively exploited Windows 0-day
  • A bunch of Microsoft Edge news
  • Windows 7 end-of-life notices
  • Something from the "I did say this was bound to happen" department
  • Detailed threat research from Cisco's Talos group about the leveraging of DNS espionage.

We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-711-Notes.pdf


Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte


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