Security Now

Nov 27th 2013

Security Now 432

Coin, Patent Trolls, and More

More about Coin, an update on CryptoLocker, a look at a high profile patent troll case, and more.
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Hosts: Steve Gibson with Leo Laporte Following another week overfilled with interesting security-related news, Steve and Leo spend an hour and a half diving deeply into an updated (and likely very close to correct) understanding of the COIN payment card, news on the CryptoLocker front, a close look at a patent troll case that has so far done the wrong way, and much more. Download or subscribe to this show at We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly. Please take the TWiT Audience Survey at It only takes a few minutes and we'd love to know what you think. Running time: 1:34:25