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.

August 21, 2013
#418: Considering PGP

Steve and Leo cover the consequences of the Snowden leaks and, with that in mind, they examine the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) system for encrypting email and attachments.

August 14, 2013
#417: Your Questions, Steve's Answers #173

Lavabit, Silent Circle, Android and BitCoin, your questions, and more.

August 7, 2013
#416: Black Hat, TOR and more

Firefox 23, Twitter multi-factor auth improvements, NSA Director's bad time at Black Hat, and more.

July 31, 2013
#415: Your Questions, Steve's Answers #172

XKeyscore, SkyDrive looking for a new name, Megamos Crypto, your questions, and more.

July 24, 2013
#414: Inflection Points

Department of Homeland Security overreaction, Feds want master encryption keys, Apple's dev site hacked, and more.

July 17, 2013
#413: How Much Tinfoil?

Microsoft handing NSA encrypted messages, Feds disinvited to Def Con, and more.

July 10, 2013
#412: SSL and Perfect Forward Secrecy

A creepy PRISM thought, a defense against it, a big Microsoft patch Tuesday, and more.