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Oracle & Apple Patches – Daily Security Byte EP. 206

Another week, another pile of patches. If you use Apple or Oracle products, it’s time to download the latest updates to keep your computers and servers safe. Watch today’s video for a quick summary of the affected products and issue, and check the link below to learn more.

(Episode Runtime: 2:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT5OqG8VG9k

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

GateKeeper Bypassed Again – Daily Security Byte EP. 205

Many Apple fans think their Macs are immune to malware. Unfortunately, Apple’s computersthough less targetedare as susceptible to threats as any other computer. In fact, attackers can even evade OS X’s built-in anti-malware mechanism. Watch today’s video to learn why GateKeeper is vulnerable and how you can keep your Mac safe.

(Episode Runtime: 2:36)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPaMkmUDK0A

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

IT Pros Get Patches for Xmas? – Daily Security Byte EP. 188

It’s hard to call today, “Microsoft Patch Day,” when both Adobe and Apple piled on with tons of security fixes of their own. Microsoft released a dozen security bulletins today, eight rated Critical; Adobe released a Flash update fixing 78 vulnerabilities; and Apple released fixes for all their OSes and a few other products. If you use software from any of those three vendors, watch today’s episode to learn what to do, and check out the references below for more details on the updates.

(Episode Runtime: 2:54)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Of-SSZ7gtc

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

iOS Bounties, Android Auto-root, and Guy Fawkes Day – WSWiR Episode 168

Nowadays, each week has more information security news that we used to have each month. If you find yourself falling behind, and need a shortcut to stay informed, this is the weekly video for you. Every Monday, I summarize our daily security video from last week.

Today’s episode covers a new Android malware variant, an iOS zero day that’s bad for the industry, a couple hacktivism campaigns, and more. Watch the YouTube video for all the details, and check out the references below to learn more.

(Episode Runtime: 13:13)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7Xgnd8CHQ8

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Claimed iOS Bounty is Bad News – Daily Security Byte EP. 170

Some happy researchers apparently claimed a one million dollar bounty by finding a remote root jailbreak vulnerability in iOS 9. Yet, as exciting as that might sound, it’s bad news for Apple users because the bounty was offered by a company that doesn’t plan to disclose the flaw to Apple. Watch today’s video to learn more about this news, and why I think companies like Zerodium are bad for security.

(Episode Runtime: 2:35)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILF_lR3TsIc

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

PWNed CIA, hacked Fitbit, and Fake Chrome- WSWiR Episode 167

Are you feeling overwhelmed by your normal IT job, but wish you had time to keep up with information security (infosec)? No worries! Let our weekly security video fill you in. Every Monday, I quickly summarize the biggest network and information security stories from the previous week, so you can keep up with the latest threats.

Today’s episode includes a story about a teenager hacking the CIA Director’s email, a new Fitbit hack, a malicious Chrome lookalike, and lots of patches. Press play to learn more, and check the references for other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 13:27)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqb7WIjuv94

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple’s October Updates – Daily Security Byte EP. 164

 

Are you an Apple fan, or do you at least use Safari or iTunes for Windows? If so, yesterday was Apple patch day. If you haven’t updated yet, watch today’s video to learn what you’re missing.

(Episode Runtime: 1:08)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMSg5eyRynI

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Patches, Drone Hacks, and Evil USB – WSWiR Episode 166

Did you miss last week’s security news since you were too busy keeping your network running? If so, you’re not alone. However, staying up to date with the latest threats is important, so let our short weekly security summary keep you informed. If you don’t have time to follow our daily security videos, I summarize them in this video every Monday.

Today’s episode includes a root vulnerability in popular consumer routers, a zero day Adobe Flash issue, and drone hacking. If that’s not enough, you should watch just to learn about last week’s Microsoft and Adobe patches. Watch the video for the details, and check the References section for links to other security stories from the past few weeks.

(Episode Runtime: 10:56)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77R3I5fw9Ao

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

YiSpecter iOS Malware – Daily Security Byte EP.154

Another piece of iOS malware is affecting Chinese and Taiwanese users. It works against non-jailbroken devices and uses Apple’s private APIs to hide its malicious activities. Watch today’s video to learn more about it, and what users should do to avoid it.

(Episode Runtime: 3:17)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lAUaPeiHCo

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Researcher Storms Gatekeeper- Daily Security Byte EP.152

Today, Apple fixed a few security flaws but also suffered from a new one. A researcher has found a new way to bypass Gatekeeperthe OS X component that’s supposed to keep suspicious software off Macs. Watch the video below to learn a bit about this flaw.

(Episode Runtime: 2:11)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvZ3zN7D4Ng

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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