Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

Apr 2nd 2024

Security Now 968

A Cautionary Tale

XZ Outbreak, AT&T Data Breach

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Category: Help & How To
  • A near-Universal (Local) Linux Elevation of Privilege vulnerability
  • TechCrunch informed AT&T of a 5 year old data breach
  • Signal to get very useful cloud backups
  • Telegram to allow restricted incoming
  • HP exits Russia ahead of schedule
  • Advertisers are heavier users of Ad Blockers than average Americans!
  • The Google Incognito Mode Lawsuit
  • Canonical fights malicious Ubuntu store apps
  • Spinrite update
  • A Cautionary Tale

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