Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson - Security Now

Apr 21st 2020

Security Now 763

The COVID Effect

Zoom Fixes Security, EARN IT is Evil, Tor in Trouble
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Category: Help & How To

Zoom Fixes Security, EARN IT is Evil, Tor in Trouble

  • Zoom gets big-name help with security fixes
  • Google updates Chrome to v81.0.4044.113 to squash a critical flaw
  • FTP in Chrome lives another day! Google “undepreciates” FTP.
  • Windows Patch Tuesday for April 2020 fixes 113 vulnerabilities
  • “Basic Authentication” lives another day! Due to COVID-19, Microsoft and Google will keep “Basic Authentication" around for a little while longer
  • EARN IT Act: call your Senator before it is too late!
  • Tor Project fires over 1/3 of its staff
  • Cloudflare dumps Google's reCAPTCHA

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