Oct 18th 2016
Security Now 582
Your Questions, Steve's Answers 241
Feds demand fingerprints to unlock phones, VeraCrypt audited, life in a simulation.
Leo and Steve discuss some serious concerns raised over compelled biometric authentication, a detailed dive into the recently completed audit of VeraCrypt (the successor to TrueCrypt), more on web browsers fatiguing system main SSD storage, a bunch of interesting miscellany (including... are we living in a simulated reality?), and eleven questions and observations from our terrific listeners.
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