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Epic disasters: ZombieLoad, WhatsApp, Google 2FA Keys, Microsoft RDP – Intego Mac Podcast, Episode 83

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New Intego Mac Podcast Episode

The Intego Mac Podcast episode 83 is now available! It has been a busy week, chock full of news about security vulnerabilities.

ZombieLoad is a speculative execution exploit that affects all recent Intel processors, and Apple has issued a fix for it (well, for certain Mac models, anyway).

Meanwhile, a serious WhatsApp vulnerability made the evening news because it was so dangerous.

Also, Google had an issue with Bluetooth in its two-factor authentication keys, and Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol had a failure so colossal that Microsoft had to issue patches all the way back to Windows XP.

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About Kirk McElhearn

Kirk McElhearn writes about Apple products and more on his blog Kirkville. He is co-host of the Intego Mac Podcast, as well as several other podcasts, and is a regular contributor to The Mac Security Blog, TidBITS, and several other websites and publications. Kirk has written more than two dozen books, including Take Control books about Apple's media apps, Scrivener, and LaunchBar. Follow him on Twitter at @mcelhearn. View all posts by Kirk McElhearn →