Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote

In episode 121 for May 18th 2020: A new Thunderbolt flaw could let hackers steal your data in under five minutes, new vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress plugin, and details on why the US Senate just rejected a plan to require a warrant to obtain Americans’ web browsing history.

** Show notes and links mentioned on the show **

Thunderbolt flaw lets hackers steal your data in ‘five minutes’
https://www.wired.com/story/thunderspy-thunderbolt-evil-maid-hacking/

Thunderbolt 3 The USB-C that does it all
https://thunderbolttechnology.net/consumer/

Thunderspy tool to test if your PC is vulnerable
https://thunderspy.io/

WordPress plugin Page Builder by SiteOrigin patched against code execution attacks
https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-plugin-page-builder-by-siteorigin-patched-against-code-execution-attacks/

Page Builder by SiteOrigin Plugin Page
https://wordpress.org/plugins/siteorigin-panels/

Senate Votes to Allow FBI to Look at Your Web Browsing History Without a Warrant
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxxvk/senate-votes-to-allow-fbi-to-look-at-your-web-browsing-history-without-a-warrant

How to Contact Your Elected Officials
https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials/

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Shared Security Podcast authored by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/05/18/thunderbolt-flaws-wordpress-plugin-vulnerabilities-patriot-act-vote/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=thunderbolt-flaws-wordpress-plugin-vulnerabilities-patriot-act-vote