Security Now

Jan 23rd 2018

Security Now 647

The Dark Caracal

State-sponsored Cyber Espionage
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The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities continue to dominate the week’s news. So we’ll first catch up with what's new there, then discuss the new Net Neutrality violation detection apps that are starting to appear, a new app and browser plug from the search privacy provider DuckDuckGo, a bit of welcome news from Apple's Tim Cook about their planned response to the iPhone battery-life and performance debacle, a bit of errata and some feedback from our terrific listeners. Then we take a look into a state-level, state-sponsored, worldwide, decade-long cyber espionage campaign which the EFF and Lookout Security have dubbed: Dark Caracal.

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