The COVID Effect - Security Now 763

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Zoom Fixes Security, EARN IT is Evil, Tor in Trouble

• Zoom gets big-name help with security fixes
• Google updates Chrome to v81.0.4044.113 to squash a critical flaw
• FTP in Chrome lives another day! Google “undepreciates” FTP.
• Windows Patch Tuesday for April 2020 fixes 113 vulnerabilities
• “Basic Authentication” lives another day! Due to COVID-19, Microsoft and Google will keep “Basic Authentication" around for a little while longer
• EARN IT Act: call your Senator before it is too late!
• Tor Project fires over 1/3 of its staff
• Cloudflare dumps Google's reCAPTCHA

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