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June Apple Patch Day – Daily Security Byte EP.107

If you use Apple productson Mac or PCknow that today is Apple Patch Day. The popular software company released six security advisories (originally five, but they had a late breaking advisory) fixing many security flaws in most of their most popular products. Watch today’s video to learn which products are affected, and what you should patch (or check the Reference section for a link to the page with all the details).

As an aside: Sorry about the bad links yesterday, and thanks for those that informed me. If you go to the blog, the link for yesterday’s video is corrected there.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwyHlFUPga4

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Exploit Kits Spread Flash 0day – Daily Security Byte EP.106

Last week, I talked about a Flash 0day vulnerability that attackers were only exploiting in limited, targeted attacks. This week, the vulnerability has been added to popular exploit kits, so I expect it to become more popular. Watch today’s video to learn more about it.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaI0mbo9V0Q

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Grounded Airline, Snowden Leak, and Mr. Robot – WSWiR Episode 158

If you’re feeling behind on critical information security news, you’re not alone. There are so many new InfoSec stories each week that only a dedicated few can keep up with the latest. If you need a little help following what’s important, let our weekly security news summary video keep you informed.

Last Friday’s episode covered an 0day Flash flaw, the latest Snowden leak, my review of a cool new infosec related show, and more. Watch the video below for the details, and check out the References section for other stories.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvZCDHCc4ec

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Mr. Robot Rocks! – Daily Security Byte EP.105

It’s Friday, so let’s keep today’s InfoSec news light. The last few security-related shows and movies, like Blackhat and CSI: Cyber, have sucked! However, I have good news for you; Mr. Robot rocks! Watch today’s video to learn why I love this new TV show, and watch the first episode for free below (may not work outside the USA).

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDwWX3Brh84

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Ransomware Costs $18M – Daily Security Byte EP.104

I’ve mentioned ransomware repeatedly in my videos, but today the FBI warned business how dangerous ransomware can be. Watch our video to learn how much ransomware has cost US companies this year, and how to protect yourself from it.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1WVM7_xLMQ

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Nation States Spy on AV Vendors – Daily Security Byte EP.103

You would hope our governments only spy on or hack the bad guys, but apparently they target security companies too. The latest Snowden leaks cover how the NSA and GCHQ target foreign antivirus companies, and reverse engineer their products to presumably find weaknesses. Watch today’s video to learn why I think this is bad for the security of all countries.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1ZTOb_uChU

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Spam Spreads 0day Flash Exploit – Daily Security Byte EP.102

Adobe released an emergency patch today to fix a zero day Flash vulnerability, which a security company found attackers exploiting in the wild. Watch today’s short video to learn how these alleged Chinese attackers delivered this exploit, and what you can do to protect yourself from it.

(Episode Runtime: 2:31)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSXb6N1k-ok

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hackers Ground Airline – Daily Security Byte EP.101

Last Sunday, 1400 Polish LOT airline passengers were probably disappointed to learn their flights were delayed for five hours. According to the airline, hackers disrupted the ground stations responsible for sending flight plans to pilots. Watch today’s video to learn about this recent airline hack, and what it means for the industry.

(Episode Runtime: 1:59)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vjp42eASXBo

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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