Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson- Security Now

Mar 26th 2019

Security Now 707

Tesla, Pwned

Pwn2Own Pwns Tesla, Edge, Firefox
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Results of the much anticipated Mid-March Vancouver Pwn2Own competition

  • The return of "Clippy", Microsoft's much-loathed dancing paperclip
  • Operation "ShadowHammer" which reports say compromised ASUS (... but did it?)
  • The ransomware attack on Norsk Hydro aluminum
  • The surprise renaming of Windows Defender
  • A severe bug revealed in the most popular PDF generating PHP library
  • An early look at Microsoft's forthcoming Chromium-based web browser
  • Hope for preventing caller ID spoofing
  • A needed update for users of PuTTY
  • Mozilla's decision to conditionally rely upon Windows' root store
  • Microsoft to offer virtual Windows 7 and 10 desktops through Azure
  • Details of the Windows 7 End of Life warning dialogue

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