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Obama Orders Cyber Sanctions – Daily Security Byte EP.57

President Obama released a new executive order threatening economic sanctions against foreign cyber attackers. Learn what this means in today’s video.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:17)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Chinese GitHub DDoS – Daily Security Byte EP.56

Github has suffered a heavy distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for over four days. Researchers say the attack comes from China, and is related to the political site GreatFire.org. Watch the video to learn about man-on-the-side attacks, and what to look for in DDoS protection.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:04)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imoPp5DmFrE

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Cisco Patch, Twitch Breach, and BitWhisper – WSWiR Episode 145

If you want to be the best woodchopper, you need to sometimes sharpen your tools. In information security, this mean keeping track of the latest threats, vulnerabilities, attack methods, and news. Yet, most IT folks barely have the time to go home and sleep. If you struggle to follow security news yourself, my weekly video summarizes the big stuff for you.

In this week’s episode, I cover a new unlikely attack technique, warn you about dangerous documents, and notify you of the latest router patches. See all this and more in the video below, or just follow the links in the Reference section if you prefer.

(Episode Runtime: 11:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydnP5dZCeGA

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Cisco Routers Need Patching – Daily Security Byte EP.54

This week, Cisco released an advisory telling IOS device users to patch. The latest IOS update fixes three vulnerabilities, which specifically affect administrators who use Cisco’s Autonomic Networking Infrastructure (ANI). Watch today’s video to learn more about these flaws, especially if you have ANI enabled.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:21)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMOESrmT8qU

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Win2003 EoL Danger – Daily Security Byte EP.53

First Windows XP and now Server 2003. A number of articles this week reminded the IT community that Microsoft will discontinue Windows Server 2003 in July. Learn how this affects your security, and what you should do about it in today’s Daily Byte.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:09)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCqn9YPjESA

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Disregard Dangerous Documents – Daily Security Byte EP.52

According to Trend Micro (and others), Office document macro malware is making a comeback. Watch today’s video to learn why your users should be concerned with all document-based malware in general.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:36)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bEB6QWj_XI

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

BitWhisper: Hacking with Heat – Daily Security Byte EP.51

An Israeli research lab has figured out how to use CPU heat as a new computer communication channel. Bitwhisper is an interesting potential attack backchannel, but in today’s video I argue why the old TEMPEST techniques are more concerning. If you’re interested in that, or the origins of the term “tinfoil hat,” check out today’s video.

 

(Episode Runtime: 3:32)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFhwzVnnzQ4

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Twitch Account Breach – Daily Security Byte EP.50

A popular video streaming site, Twitch, warned of a site-wide account reset. If you’re a Twitch user, learn how to protect your passwords in today’s InfoSec video.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:43)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMLCpo8G0pE

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Premera, CISA, and OpenSSL – WSWiR Episode 144

This week’s security news covered topics from biometrics, to nation-state cyber teams, to big data breaches, to new vulnerabilities. How’s the average network Joe to keep up? Let my weekly video help by quickly summarizing the important stuff.

Today’s show covers a US healthcare data breach, a new OpenSSL update, and the US CISA law. You’ll find it all in this week’s video, and more in the Reference section below.

(Episode Runtime: 11:23)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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