Smashing Security #060: Meltdown, Spectre, and personal devices in the White House

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Smashing Security #060: Meltdown, Spectre, and personal devices in the White House

The chips are down, as tech companies struggle to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre flaws. The White House is getting tough on leakers by banning personal devices from the West Wing. And someone has been embedding a Bitcoin wallet into their hand…

All this and much much more is discussed in latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by David McClelland.

Show notes:

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Hosts:

Graham Cluley - @gcluley

Carole Theriault - @caroletheriault

Guest:

David McClelland - @DavidMcClelland

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One Response

  1. Northstar Bristol

    January 11, 2018 at 11:37 am #

    A very interesting podcast. Security is a daily challenge that will never end and will only ever become more complex

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