Security Now

Dec 29th 2005

Security Now 20

Your Questions, Steve's Answers

Security Now! with Steve Gibson, Episode 20 is ready for your consideration.
Records live every Tuesday at 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
On this show we discuss:
  • Logging into secure sites
  • Hamachi troubles
  • Getting WPA security on old wi-fi equipment
  • Securing Windows Remote Desktop
  • The unreliabilty of fingerprint scanners
  • Using Gmail on a public network
  • NAT routers vs hardware firewalls
  • Speed issues with VPN
  • Removing the Sony rootkit
  • ISPs that only offer private IP addresses
  • SSID hiding and why it doesn't work
  • Port knocking as a form of security