Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Feb 18th 2020

Security Now 754

The Internet of Troubles

Microsoft Election Guard, SweynTooth

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This Week's Stories

  • How to fix the Windows 7 "You don’t have permission to shut down this computer." error
  • Win10’s “One Button PC Reset” fails after KB4524244.
  • And, also… “The new disappearing User Profile problem” (Desktop and all user data) 
  • The popular “GDPR Cookie Consent” Wordpress plugin had a critical flaw
  • Whoa! The average tenure of a CISO is just 26 months due to high stress and burnout
  • Microsoft’s “ElectionGuard” being used for the first time today!
  • IoT lightbulb vulnerabilities are not such a joke, after all.
  • SweynTooth Vulnerabilities: a set of more than 12 newly discovered vulnerabilities across a wide range of Bluetooth devices, many of which will never be updated, which allow for, among other things, full device compromise.

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