EFS Network Management - TWiT Security Now 567: Hacking Certificates

TWiT Security Now 567: Hacking Certificates

EFS Network Management encourages administrators and users to check the latest video podcast of Security Now.

This week Steve Gibson of GRC talks about ransomware heading to a smartphone near you! He covers a security researcher successfully extracts Android’s FDE keys. He explains that Tavis @ Google’s Project Zero finds horrific problems in Symantec/Norton products.

He  also talks about that Brazilian judge is definitely NOT collecting Facebook “likes”. In other news he discusses what if you forget to re-register your router’s setup domain name? A new IoT Horror Story is upon us this week. Lastly he covers StartSSL/StartCom badly fumbles their Let’s Encrypt clone, and a detailed look at certificate hacking.



If you apply any of the updates mentioned in this podcast as with any software update there maybe issues. There are no known issues with the updates at this time of this posting.

If issues do arise, please reboot the system to see if it will self-heal and recover. If it does not recover please open a EFS Network Management Support Request and we will take a look at the issues or you can contact us for help.