Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Jan 15th 2019

Security Now 697


Zero-Day Bounties Gone Wild
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  • The implications of the recent increase in bounty for the purchase of 0-day vulnerabilities. 
  • The intended and unintended consequences of last week's Windows Patch Tuesday.
  • Speaking of unintended consequences, the US Government shutdown has had some, too!
  • A significant privacy failure in WhatsApp. 
  • Another Ransomware decryptor (with a twist).
  • Movement on the DNS-over-TLS front.
  • An expectation of the cyberthreat landscape for 2019. 
  • A cloudy forecast for The Weather Channel App. 
  • A successful 51% attack against the Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency.
  • Another court reversing compelled biometric authentication. 
  • An update on the lingering death of Flash... now in hospice care.

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