Security Now

Steve Gibson, the man who coined the term spyware and created the first anti-spyware program, creator of Spinrite and ShieldsUP, discusses the hot topics in security today with Leo Laporte.

Records live every Tuesday at 1:00pm PT/4:00pm ET.

February 11, 2014
#442: Q&A 183

Steve and Leo discuss the week's major security events and discuss questions and comments from listeners of previous episodes.

February 4, 2014
#441: Password Policies

Steve and Leo examine research performed by Dashlane (makers of a password manager). They have researched and presented the current state of the Top100 web retailer's password policies.

January 28, 2014
#440: Your Questions, Steve's Answers 182

More point-of-sale malware news, overtrain Apple's TouchID for reliability, BlueTooth LE's pairing is "just broken" and more.

January 21, 2014
#439: Your Questions, Steve's Answers 181

Steve and Leo discuss the week's major security events and discuss questions and comments from listeners of previous episodes.

January 14, 2014
#438: NSA's ANT

After catching up with another busy week of security news, we dive into the amazing NSA ANT documentation to learn about the NSA's field capabilities.

January 7, 2014
#437: New Year's News Catchup

We talk about the NSA and ANT protocols, more CryptoLocker news, the SnapChat leak of names and phone numbers, and more.

December 25, 2013
#436: Time Traveling with Steve

Steve opens up his archives to show some of his first appearances with Leo on the Screen Savers.