Tag Archives: cyber security

Terrorism & InfoSec – Daily Security Byte EP. 177

On the surface, terrorist attacks and information security (infosec) seem unrelated. However, the abhorrent terrorist attacks carried out against innocent victims in Paris have stirred up two long-running information security topicsis hactivism valuable and should governments have access to public encrypted data? Neither of these are black and white issues, but watch today’s daily video to get my opinion on these subjects.

(Episode Runtime: 4:27)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q9YZfeRcuU

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple Flaws and Cyber Sanctions – WSWiR Episode 163

Are you interested in the latest security news, but have no time to source it yourself? No problem! Let our weekly video summarize the latest for you in ten minutes or less. If you want to watch the video Friday, subscribe to our YouTube channel. Otherwise, we’ll post the weekly episode on the first day of the following week.

This week’s “traveling” episode included a story about US cyber sanctions, two different threats to Apple products, and news of a security breach to Mozilla’s bug tracking system. Watch below, and check out the references for more of last week’s infosec news.

(Episode Runtime: 7:55)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ993RVG48s

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hacktivists Expose Cheaters – Daily Security Byte EP.116

We can’t condone cyber crime, even when the hacktivists have morals. A group of attackers calling themselves The Impact Team have breached a well-known online cheating site, and threatened to expose all its customers if they don’t shutdown shop. Watch today’s video to learn about this scandalous cyber drama, and why you shouldn’t post anything online that you don’t want your Grandma to see.

(Episode Runtime: 3:41)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvow48dkF54

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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)

Obama Orders Cyber Sanctions – Daily Security Byte EP.57

President Obama released a new executive order threatening economic sanctions against foreign cyber attackers. Learn what this means in today’s video.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:17)

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

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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)

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