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Critical Symantec AV Flaws – Daily Security Byte EP. 282

Tavis Ormanday, a well-known security engineer for Google, disclosed a number of critical vulnerabilities in some of Symantec’s endpoint security products. If you use Symantec or Norton’s antivirus (AV), watch the video below to learn how bad these flaws are, and where to find the updates. You can also stick around to hear what I think about vulnerabilities in security products in general. 

(Episode Runtime: 7:13

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWr_U2iH7-E

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Ransomware Costs $18M – Daily Security Byte EP.104

I’ve mentioned ransomware repeatedly in my videos, but today the FBI warned business how dangerous ransomware can be. Watch our video to learn how much ransomware has cost US companies this year, and how to protect yourself from it.

(Episode Runtime: 2:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1WVM7_xLMQ

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Nation States Spy on AV Vendors – Daily Security Byte EP.103

You would hope our governments only spy on or hack the bad guys, but apparently they target security companies too. The latest Snowden leaks cover how the NSA and GCHQ target foreign antivirus companies, and reverse engineer their products to presumably find weaknesses. Watch today’s video to learn why I think this is bad for the security of all countries.

(Episode Runtime: 2:31)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1ZTOb_uChU

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)


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