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VM Venom, MS Patches, & GTA V Malware – WSWiR Episode 152

Last week was full of a wide range of information security news; from the latest critical Microsoft updates, to a new virtualization system vulnerability, and finishing off with malware targeting a popular video game. If you find yourself falling behind with the latest security intelligence, you’re not alone. Don’t worry though, we’re here to pick up the slack.

Press play below to hear the highlights from last week, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to get regular updates. If you’re hungry for more security news, also check out our References section for links to other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 8:37)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLIL0Yxnkn8

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

SOHO Router DDoS – Daily Security Byte EP.82

Have you ever wonder what consumer routers are doing when they sit at home and everyone is at work? Well, it turns out they may be acting as zombies in a DDoS attack. Watch the video to learn more and hear what to do to protect your SOHO networks.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:42)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oceIW8lY0Xw

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— 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

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

The Dyre Wolf Bites – Daily Security Byte EP.59

The Dyre trojan has been stealing banking credentials for awhile now, but IBM has discovered a new campaign that adds a human element to this digital attack. Watch the video to learn what to look out for, and how to protect your bank account from getting drained.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:51)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3_jjP3gL3M

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— 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

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

JP Morgan Hacked – WSWiR Episode 119

Gaming DDoS, Malvertising, and U.S. Banks Breached

You really need to keep up with the latest attacks to learn how to adjust your defenses to survive. However, with so much infosec news and so little time, it’s hard for many administrators to stay current. This weekly videos tries to keep you in the loop by summarizing the top news items each week.

Today’s show covers a big DDoS campaign against gaming sites that included a diverted plane, a malicious advertising attack that infected popular web sites, and an allegedly Russian attack against U.S. banks. See the video for the details, and check the references for other stories.

If you live in the U.S., enjoy your Labor Day weekend.

(Episode Runtime: 11:26)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4dz4wjY5hQ

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

APT Exploits IE 0day – WSWiR Episode 85

Forum Hijacks, Singapore Hacking, and IE 0day

Happy Friday, everyone! The weekend is hours away; but before running off to finish of the last of your work week tasks, why not sit down with a hot cup of joe and catch up on what happened in security news this week?

In this episode, I talk about security patches for Microsoft, Adobe, and OpenSSH, cover some interesting web site hijacks, warn you of a new APT attack that leverages an IE zero day flaw, and mention an interesting hacking arrest in Singapore. Click the big red YouTube play button to learn more, and don’t forget to peek at the Reference section for links to other InfoSec news from the week.

Have fun this weekend!

(Episode Runtime: 8:52)

Direct YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VU_7KkQY1m4

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Bitcoin Weakness & Hack – WSWiR Episode 84

Microsoft Zero Day, PCI-DSS Update, and Bitcoin Attacks

Ingest this week’s biggest security news in one, easy to watch video with WatchGuard Security Week in Review. I consolidate the latest Infosec news in one place, so you don’t have to. 

Today’s episode covers the week’s security-related software updates, a zero day flaw in Windows and Office, the latest update to PCI-DSS, and some security problems with Bitcoin. Watch the video for the details, and check out the Reference section for a whole bunch of other interesting stories.

Thanks for watching, and have a great weekend!

(Episode Runtime: 9:28)

Direct YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-yxD12gSbY

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

NYT Tango Down – WSWiR Episode 75

.CN DDoS and DNS Hijacking

Do you want to hear about the week’s biggest InfoSec news, while learning a few security tips in the process? Well this is the weekly vlog for you.

In today’s video, I share a potential cause for China’s recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, warn about a serious vulnerability in Cisco’s ACS, and explain how a hacktivist group took down the New York Times. I even throw in a bit of Friday fun at the end. Watch the video below, and remember to check out the references for links to other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 10:20)

Direct YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyQX4J0OEyo

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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