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Facebook’s Plaintext Password Fail, Meltdown Bug Latest

Christian Cawley 27-03-2019

Facebook’s huge plaintext password fail is the focus of this week’s Really Useful Podcast, along with an update on the state of affairs with the potentially devastating Spectre and Meltdown bugs.


These were first discovered appeared in late 2017, and affect almost every PC, laptop, server, phone, and tablet, regardless of operating system.

Plus, there’s news and discussion about Google Stadia, Myspace losing several years of data, and how to use an app to control your TV.

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Related topics: Facebook, Google Stadia, Meltdown, MySpace.

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