Security Now!

SN 596: Password Complexity

January 24, 2017132 min
Symantec issues additional invalid certificates while on probation, Tavis Ormandy finds a very troubling problem in Cisco's Web conferencing extension for Chrome, yesterday's important update to iOS, renewed concerns about LastPass metadata leakage, the SEC looks askance at what's left of Yahoo, a troubling browser form auto-fill information leakage, Tor further hides it's hidden services, China orbits a source of entangled photons? Heartbleed three years later, a new take on compelling fingerprints, approaching the biggest Pwn2Own ever, some miscellany... and some tricks for computing password digit and bit complexity equivalence.We invite you to read our show notes.
Hosts: Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte
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