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MalumPOS Targets Oracle MICROS – Daily Security Byte EP.93

If you work at a restaurant, hospitality service, or retaileror you help support the IT needs of such organizationsyou should be on the look out for Point-of-Sale (POS) malware. Today’s daily security video covers a new POS malware variant called MalumPOS, which targets Oracle MICROS POS systems. Watch it to learn how to protect yourself.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:58)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVk8KhWFiIk

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hacking Nation States & Crashing iPhones – WSWiR Episode 154

Unfortunately, lots of security news suggests lots of cyber crime. If you want to stay protected, you need to keep up to date; but who has time? Hopefully our weekly InfoSec video can help.

Last Friday’s episode covered an IRS data leak, a mysterious text message that crashed iPhones, some scary new crowd-sourced ransomware, and more. Watch the YouTube video below for all the details, and check out the References for other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 11:53)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85fEsnnTf7E

Show Note: I’ll be traveling for the next two weeks to attend various security conference. I’ll try to keep up with semi-daily videos, but will not post as regularly, or at the normal times. 

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Crowd-sourced Ransomware – Daily Security Byte EP.90

Cyber criminals are getting more creative with malware dissemination by crowd-sourcing distribution. A ransomware author is giving away his creation for free, in return for help finding new victims. Cyber criminals spread the malware far and wide, and the author gets a 30% cut of the illicit profits. Watch today’s security video to learn more about this new threat called Tox.

 

(Episode Runtime: 3:47)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNB4zNF8wrw

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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)

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)

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