Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Mar 1st 2016

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Steve Gibson tries to find a formal definition of a 'backdoor.'
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Category: Help & How To

The ongoing Apple iPhone battle, iPhone passcode length helps a lot!  So does not running as Admin under Windows, local network scanning tools, and Steve answers your questions!

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