SN 709: URL "Ping" Tracking

This Week's StoriesYet another capitulation in the (virtually lost) battle against tracking our behavior on the Internet with URL "ping" tracking.UK government's plan to legislate, police and enforce online social media contentMicrosoft's Chromium-based Edge browser's securityImprovements to Windows 10's update managementNews from the "spoofing biometrics" departmentThe worrisome state of Android mobile financial appsNSA's GHIDRA software reverse engineering tool suitePerhaps the dumbest thing Facebook has done yet (and by policy, not by mistake)An important change in Win10 1809 external storage caching policy Hosts: Jason Howell and Steve Gibson Download or subscribe to this show at You can submit a question to Security Now! at the GRC Feedback Page. For 16kbps versions, transcripts, and notes (including fixes), visit Steve's site:, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6. Sponsors:

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