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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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

EXTRAS:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

GTAV Mod Malware – Daily Security Byte EP.84

I hoped to keep today’s video fun with a video game related story, but I guess if the news means gamers might have been infected with a keylogger, it’s no fun at all. Watch the the Daily Byte video to learn what “mods” GTA V PC gamers should avoid.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:47)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKf7evErl4k

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

WatchGuard Sees Evasive Malware – Daily Security Byte EP.79

A few days ago, I told you about Rombertik, an evasive threat that can sneak past signature antivirus, and some sandboxes. This week we also learned about a new variant of Dyre, that uses similar evasive techniques against sandboxes as well. In today’s video, learn why WatchGuard’s sandbox is not fooled by these new evasions.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:42)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Bye Bye Patch Day – Daily Security Byte EP.77

On October 2003almost twelve years ago, Microsoft launched their monthly Patch Day. This week, at the their Ignite Conference, they announced that they plan to stop doing monthly patches with Windows 10. If you’re a Microsoft administrator, watch our vlog to learn what this means to you.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:26)

Direct YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/I1fOZeyFYI0

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Rombertik Destruction – Daily Security Byte EP.76

Last year I predicted an increase in destructive malware, and with the Sony Pictures breach we’re certainly seeing signs that this prediction is coming true. Today, researchers at Cisco’s Talos have found yet another malware variant that continues this trend. Watch today’s Byte to learn about Rombertik’s destruction and evasive capabilities, and to learn how to protect your network from these kinds of destructive threats.

 

(Episode Runtime: 5:15)

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

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)

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

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)

Gamer Ransomware – Daily Security Byte EP.43

The latest Cryptolocker look-alike is going after gamers. If you want to avoid losing your latest game saves, or your homemade, one-of-a-kind, custom maps, be sure to watch today’s video to see what to do.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:56)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ur_nQ0tIHk

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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