SN 728: The KNOB is Broken

Released Wednesday, 21st August 2019
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  • Last Tuesday was another busy and important patch Tuesday
  • And speaking of Patch Tuesday... 3rd-Party A/V Strikes Again!
  • Kaspersky facilitates independent web tracking
  • So, what the heck is "CTF"?
  • 23 Government agencies in Texas were hit with a well-coordinated ransomware attack last Friday, August 16th
  • RIP, EV: The coming demise of Extended Validation (EV) certificates
  • And... So long FTP!
  • HTTP/2 goes to the Movies
  • "The KNOB is Broken: Exploiting Low Entropy in the Encryption Key Negotiation Of Bluetooth BR/EDR"
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Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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