Archive | September, 2015

Mobile DDoS from China – Daily Security Byte EP.151

A hosting and security company discovered attackers leveraging mobile devices in China to launch a DDoS attack against one of its customers. Watch today’s video to learn how this DDoS attack is unique, and what you can do to prevent your computer from becoming a pawn in some criminal’s attack.

(Episode Runtime: 2:50)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iznz2iN8PRY

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Lots of Apple Hacks- WSWiR Episode 165

If you have no time to keep up with security news, but do want to know about the most concerning threats, our weekly video was made for you. It summarizes the biggest infosec stories each week (which I also cover in daily videos), and shares tips to protect your organization.

Today’s episode includes a couple of Apple software related threats, a new ATM malware variant, and the latest Flash update. Watch the video below, and check out the Reference section if you are hungry from more security news from the past week.

(Episode Runtime: 8:34)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuzi8SBq804

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

GreenDispenser – Daily Security Byte EP.150

Criminals have infected ATMs with a new malware variant called GreenDispenser. Besides stealing cash from bank machines, this new variant adds two-factor authentication and secure delete to the malware’s arsenal. Watch today’s video to learn more.

(Episode Runtime: 1:51)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWCU-O8VQuM

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

iOS 9 Lockscreen Bypass – Daily Security Byte EP.149

Apple’s not having a great security week. First the XcodeGhost issue, which infected their App Store with malware, now a new iOS 9 lockscreen bypass vulnerability. A Spanish speaking YouTuber disclosed a new lockscreen bypass flaw this week. Today’s episode covers how an attacker might exploit this flaw, and what you can do to mitigate it until Apple patches.

(Episode Runtime: 2:29)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKip1ZpS6I

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Critical Flash Patch – Daily Security Byte EP.148

Adobe usually follows Microsoft Patch Tuesday, and releases updates on the second Tuesday of each month. However, yesterday they released a critical, out-of-cycle Flash update fixing 23 vulnerabilities. Watch today’s video to learn how severe these vulnerabilities are, and what you should do.

(Episode Runtime: 1:45)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

XcodeGhost Pwns App Store – Daily Security Byte EP.147

A booby-trapped version of XcodeApple’s development toolkitis spreading on Chinese forums, and adding a malicious backdoor to any app made with it. Watch today’s video to learn more about XcodeGhost, and what developers and users should do to avoid it.

(Episode Runtime: 2:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC_oyFg7AnA

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

D-Link Leaks Key – Daily Security Byte EP.146

A curious netizen found more than he expected while checking out his D-link webcam’s firmware. Learn how D-link accidentally leaked some sensitive digital keys, and what that means to the world at large.

(Episode Runtime: 3:24)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIUwVfKMu5k

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

HTTPS Masks Malvertising – Daily Security Byte EP.145

A new malvertising campaign went undetected for three weeks due to advertisers adopting HTTPS. Learn how secure web communications might introduce unexpected new risks in today’s daily video.

(Episode Runtime: 2:57)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3DURxAy7Lw

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple Patches iOS & iTunes – Daily Security Byte EP.144

Today is Apple Patch Day. They released security updates for iTunes, iOS, Xcode, and OS X Server. iOS 9 is the big news, since it’s a pretty big feature update. However, it also fixes a critical AirDrop flaw. Press play below to learn about these updates, and the major AirDrop issue.

(Episode Runtime: 1:39)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

SYNful Knock Pwns IOS – Daily Security Byte EP.143

Sophisticated attackers have injected malicious firmware into at least 14 Cisco routers in four continents. Watch today’s quick video to learn more about this attack, and how you should validate your devices’ firmware.

(Episode Runtime: 2:07)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agcx4Xkv7Yw

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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