Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Feb 20th 2018

Security Now 651

Russian Meddling Technology

How Russia's 2016 election information warfare worked.
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This week we examine and discuss the appearance of new forms of Meltdown and Spectre attacks, the legal response against Intel, the adoption of new cybersecurity responsibility in New York, some more on Salon and authorized crypto mining, more on software cheating auto emissions, a newly revealed instance of highly profitable mal-mining, checking in on Lets Encrypts steady growth, the first crack of Windows uncrackable UWP system, Apple' whacky Telugu Unicode attacks, a frightening "EternalBlue" experiment, another aspect of crypto mining annoyance, a note now that Chrome's new advertising controls are in place, a bit of closing the loop with our listeners. And then we conclude with a look at the technology that was revealed in last week's indictment of election meddling Russians... and from a practical technology standpoint, the feasibility of anything changing.

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