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February Patch Day Plugs Microsoft and Adobe Flaws- Daily Security Byte EP. 214

If you’re an IT administrator, you probably know that yesterday was Microsoft Patch Day. You might even know that Adobe shares this day. Watch today’s video for a quick summary of the affected products, and the scope and impact of some of the flaws. More importantly, be sure to follow the links in the Reference section to find out where to get the updates so you can patch quickly.

(Episode Runtime: 2:48)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhZFzPAjN8Q

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Upgrade to IE11 or Edge No Matter What – Daily Security Byte EP. 202

Last month, I warned you that Microsoft planned to End-of-Life all version of Internet Explorer (IE) after January 12, except version 11. This means they will only release security updates for IE11 and the new Edge browser, so if you use Microsoft browsers you need to upgrade to stay safe. However, in today’s video I tell you why you need to upgrade to IE11 (or Edge) even if you don’t plan on using Microsoft’s browsers.

(Episode Runtime: 2:24)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

New Year, New Microsoft Patches – Daily Security Byte EP. 201

Why not start your new year security plan right by staying current with patches? Tuesday was Microsoft and Adobe’s monthly patch day. Watch the video below to learn about the affected products, the severity of the issues, and how quickly to patch. Or at the very least skip to the reference section to find links to the proper patches.

(Episode Runtime: 2:51)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NGW6T3m36U

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Was Dell Hacked? – Daily Security Byte EP. 196

Dell customers have been suffering from phone-based phishing scams, and some suggest the attackers are using stolen Dell information to support their social engineering. Whether or not that’s true, watch today’s video to learn a bit more about “vishing,” and how to identify and avoid it.

(Episode Runtime: 3:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VouLQ4ki0ww

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Devastating Kerberos Flaws? – Daily Security Byte EP. 193

A few stories surfaced yesterday talking about “devastating” vulnerabilities in Windows’ Kerberos. Today’s vlog explores whether or not these are new issues, how severe they really are, and where you can learn how to mitigate them.

(Episode Runtime: 3:44)

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

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)

A Dozen Microsoft Updates – Daily Security Byte EP. 174

If you use Microsoft or Adobe productsas the majority of computer users do—it’s that time again… Patch Day.

For November’s Patch Day, Microsoft released a dozen bulletins fixing many flaws in their most popular products. Watch today’s video for the quick highlights about these and Adobe’s updates.

UPDATE: As gung-ho as I am about applying patches quickly, there have been reports that some of the Windows 10 updates can cause problems. You may want to test these updates before deploying them throughout your network.

(Episode Runtime: 1:43)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGj2grkLQfk

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)

Patch Day Improves Browser Security – Daily Security Byte EP.157

As boring and repetitive as it may seem, patching is one of the most effective things you can do to improve your security. That’s why I suggest you keep up with Microsoft Patch Day on the second Tuesday of every month. Today, I quickly highlight Microsoft’s October security updates, so that you know the types of holes you’ll be patching. I even throw in an Adobe update as an extra. Whether or not you stick around to watch the video, I highly recommend you at least follow the links below to get the latest Microsoft patches, or let Windows’ auto-update feature apply them for you.

(Episode Runtime: 2:37)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Adult Ransomware and Hacked WhatsApp – WSWiR Episode 164

Do you have little time for security news, but wish you could keep abreast of the latest threats? In that case, our weekly summary video can help. Every Monday, we summarize last week’s infosec news for you, often in under ten minutes.

This week’s show includes Microsoft and Adobe patches, some adult-themed mobile ransomware, and a sneaky new malware command and control technique. Watch the episode below, and don’t forget to glance at the Reference section if you are interested in other news.

(Episode Runtime: 8:44)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnJivvR7nRw

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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