Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Apr 21st 2020

Security Now 763

The COVID Effect

Zoom Fixes Security, EARN IT is Evil, Tor in Trouble
Records live every Tuesday at 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
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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