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Patches, APT Gangs, and Sony Wikileaks- WSWiR Episode 148

Want to know what went on this week in the InfoSec world? Well then, check out my weekly security news recap video. This week I cover a ton of software security patches, news of China’s DDoS and man-in-the-middle tool, and the latest drama in the Sony breach saga. Press play to learn more, and enjoy your weekend.

(Episode Runtime: 13:25)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBeOUz40tws

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Match.com InfoSec Fail – Daily Security Byte EP.69

Match.com is inadvertently exposing its user’s passwords to snooping hackers. Learn what they did wrong, and how you can avoid it in today’s Daily Security Byte video.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:26)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tAfNx47AMo

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Wikileaks Spread Sony Dirt – Daily Security Byte EP.68

Sony Pictures is in the headlines again, this time because Wikileaks decided to air their dirt. While there are cases where information disclosure is good, I think this Wikileaks stunt is horrible. Watch the video to remind yourself why it’s so important to protect your confidential data.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:51)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

APT Spy vs. Spy – Daily Security Byte EP.67

Kaspersky researchers have found two advanced threat actor groups trying to hack one another. Today’s video talks about this spy vs spy phish off, and shares what we can learn from it. Watch the video, but be sure to check out Kaspersky report for all the interesting technical details.

 

(Episode Runtime: 3:12)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qTo3gB89GU

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Patches, Patches Everywhere – Daily Security Byte EP.66

I thought I’d only have to cover Microsoft Patch Day today, but Adobe, Oracle, and Google also came along for the ride. Patching is one of the easiest and most practical ways you can improve your network’s security. Watch today’s video to learn of all the products you should update.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mWnk6OKDl0

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

China’s Great Cannon – Daily Security Byte EP.65

Two weeks ago experts blamed China for a DDoS attack against Github. This week, researchers describe the Great Cannon tool that China allegedly uses for these sorts of attacks. Press play to learn more, and to hear how I think we should combat this threat.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stx9IRTcUBo

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

TV5Monde Pwned, White House Hack, and Snowden – WSWiR Episode 147

Information security threats and attacks are evolving faster than IT generalists can keep up with. If you’re falling behind in your InfoSec news, and need a quick summary, this weekly video can help.

Topics from today’s episode include, more details on an old White House breach, cyber attackers blacking out a French broadcaster, and a funny yet enlightening Snowden interview. Press play to get informed.

(Episode Runtime: 10:38)

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

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hackers Pwn TV – Daily Security Byte EP.64

A few days ago, a French television network went “dark” due to a cyber attack. Today, we see that network accidentally defeat their own security. Watch my Daily Byte to learn what they did wrong.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:00)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-Tv9g02R9o

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

April Apple Patches – Daily Security Byte EP.63

Apple released a bunch of security fixes for their most popular products yesterday. Learn about them quickly in this video, and then go patch your Macs.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:26)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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