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Plane Hacking & Crypto Logjams – WSWiR Episode 153

Are you too busy provisioning new servers and reseting your users’ Windows passwords to keep up with information security news? If so, we have a quick solution for you. Learn the most important security issues in under ten minutes with our weekly security review video.

Today’s episode talks about the latest plane hacking drama, a new cryptographic weakness, and a data breach affecting a popular “adult” online dating site. Watch the video for the details, as well as some security tips, and check the references below for more news.

(Episode Runtime: 8:50)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN3q6KWYKrc

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— 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)

Evasive Malware & No More Patch Day – WSWiR Episode 151

In one short week there’s been two new variants of evasive malware, a zero day flaw in a popular blogging framework, some proof-of-concept GPU malware, and a major change to the biggest OS vendor’s patching cycle. How is one poor IT guy to keep up with this every changing Information Security (InfoSec) news? Don’t worry. We got you covered in our weekly InfoSec news round up!

Last week’s episode details that evasive malware and how WatchGuard helps, informs you of the important changes in Microsoft Patch Day, and warns you about the latest Lenovo security flaws. Watch the video for all the details, and check out the Reference section if you’re curious what else happened last week.

As an aside, I’m experimenting with the timing of this weekly blog post. While I will continue to post the weekly video on Friday, I will schedule this blog post the Monday after. If you’d rather see the video on Friday, be sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel.

(Episode Runtime: 14:03)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGEPKUqR1mU

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Political Trojans, WordPress 0day, and Tool Fails- WSWiR Episode 150

Another week, another flood of security news. Do you find yourself falling behind of the latest InfoSec news? Than this weekly video should help you catch up.

This week’s video covers the latest on the White House breach, a new security tool that got hacked a day later, and an old trojan that has received some politically-motivated updates. Press play to learn about all that and more; and don’t forget the references to other stories below.

As an aside, I’m experimenting with the timing of this weekly blog post. While I will continue to post the weekly video on Friday, I will schedule this blog post the Monday after. If you’d rather see the video on Friday, be sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel.

(Episode Runtime: 10:12)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmIr30YlLDA

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

PoS Fail and Browser Side-Channel – WSWiR Episode 149

As if every week wasn’t busy enough with new information security (InfoSec) news, this week was the RSA Conference, which brings with it a whole new batch of security news. If you find yourself struggling to keep up, follow my daily or weekly videos to get a quick summary of the latest relevant news.

This week, I was too busy at the RSA Conference to post my daily videos, but you can still catch some of the week’s news in today’s summary episode. In it, I cover the latest updates about the White House breach, I share some interesting tidbits from an RSA PoS security presentation, and I point out some great new research highlighting a side-channel attack that affect most web browsers. Watch the video for the details, and check out the references for more stories.

As an aside, I will be attending another industry conference next week as well, so I may not be able to post my regular Daily Security Byte. However, I’ll still post a weekly video at the very least. I’ll continue with the Daily Bytes the week following next. Have a great weekend, and stay safe out there.

(Episode Runtime: 7:20)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGqDplwMJA4

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Patches, APT Gangs, and Sony Wikileaks- WSWiR Episode 148

Want to know what went on this week in the InfoSec world? Well then, check out my weekly security news recap video. This week I cover a ton of software security patches, news of China’s DDoS and man-in-the-middle tool, and the latest drama in the Sony breach saga. Press play to learn more, and enjoy your weekend.

(Episode Runtime: 13:25)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBeOUz40tws

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

TV5Monde Pwned, White House Hack, and Snowden – WSWiR Episode 147

Information security threats and attacks are evolving faster than IT generalists can keep up with. If you’re falling behind in your InfoSec news, and need a quick summary, this weekly video can help.

Topics from today’s episode include, more details on an old White House breach, cyber attackers blacking out a French broadcaster, and a funny yet enlightening Snowden interview. Press play to get informed.

(Episode Runtime: 10:38)

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

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Cisco Patch, Twitch Breach, and BitWhisper – WSWiR Episode 145

If you want to be the best woodchopper, you need to sometimes sharpen your tools. In information security, this mean keeping track of the latest threats, vulnerabilities, attack methods, and news. Yet, most IT folks barely have the time to go home and sleep. If you struggle to follow security news yourself, my weekly video summarizes the big stuff for you.

In this week’s episode, I cover a new unlikely attack technique, warn you about dangerous documents, and notify you of the latest router patches. See all this and more in the video below, or just follow the links in the Reference section if you prefer.

(Episode Runtime: 11:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydnP5dZCeGA

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Premera, CISA, and OpenSSL – WSWiR Episode 144

This week’s security news covered topics from biometrics, to nation-state cyber teams, to big data breaches, to new vulnerabilities. How’s the average network Joe to keep up? Let my weekly video help by quickly summarizing the important stuff.

Today’s show covers a US healthcare data breach, a new OpenSSL update, and the US CISA law. You’ll find it all in this week’s video, and more in the Reference section below.

(Episode Runtime: 11:23)

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

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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