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Security Now 739: DOH and Bluekeep

Released Wednesday, 6th November 2019
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  • October's Windows Patch Tuesday BROKE Windows' ability to connect to a significant number of the Internet's websites. Here's how to fix it.
  • Chrome 78 disables Code Integrity Check to mitigate "Aw Snap!" crashes.
  • "Chrome 78 patches a Chrome 0-day which had been discovered by Kaspersky being exploited in the wild."
  • News from the Edge: the first Chromium-based Microsoft Edge Stable Release Candidate.
  • Microarchitectural Data Sampling Vulnerabilities.
  • Trouble for QNAP NAS devices exposed to the Internet.
  • MSP's -- Managed Service Providers -- are a major vector for ransomware delivery.
  • Five months after returning a rental car, man still has the remote control.
  • Chinese-made drones in the US are being grounded.
  • The DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) controversy.
  • BlueKeep-based attacks have finally started, and what we predicted on this podcast has finally happened.
We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-739-Notes.pdf

Hosts: Steve Gibson and Jason Howell

Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/security-now.

You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page.

For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.

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