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This week's news wrap podcast breaks down the biggest Threatpost security stories of the week, including:
- Various proof-of-concept exploits being released for serious vulnerabilities this week - including for the recently-patched crypto-spoofing vulnerability found by the National Security Agency and reported to Microsoft.
- Multiple cable modems used by ISPs to provide broadband into homes have a critical vulnerability in their underlying reference architecture, dubbed "Cable Haunt," that would allow an attacker full remote control of the device.
- Google's continual battle against attackers who are infiltrating Google Play with Android apps (more than 17,000 apps to date) distributing the Joker malware.
- Google setting an aggressive two-year deadline for dropping support for third-party tracking cookies in its Chrome web browser.