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Security Now 555: WhatsApp

April 12, 2016146 min
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson BadLock, the latest draft of the Burr/Feinstein encryption bill, the iPhone FBI hack update, a worrisome architectural problem in Mozilla's Firefox extension handling, HTTPS gets a BIG new supporter, at least tens of thousands of commercial CCTV DVRs can be remotely hacked, Amazon is (was) selling a malware-infected Webcam system, and the results of Steve's deep dive into the security of WhatsApp. We invite you to read our show notes. Download or subscribe to this show at 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:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Bandwidth for Security Now is provided by Cachefly.

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