Tag Archives: IOS

Apple’s May Updates – Daily Security Byte EP. 263

It time to update your OS X software before hackers take a bite out of your Apple. This week, Apple released five software updates fixing security flaws in many of their most popular operating systems and products. Watch the “traveling edition” of my Daily Security Byte for the details. 

(Episode Runtime: 1:33)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRI7-CxTtRw

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

FBI Delays Apple Case – Daily Security Byte EP. 237

The FBI vs Apple court hearing was supposed to start Tuesday, but the FBI delayed it. What happened? Watch my daily video to find out and to learn what I think this means to the case.

(Episode Runtime: 4:52)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0hVttpqeB0

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple Patches iMessage and More – Daily Security Byte EP. 236

Today, Apple released security updates for all their operating systems, Safari, and Xcode. The updates fix many vulnerabilities, including a number of remote code execution flaws, and some cryptography issues with iMessage. Watch today’s video to learn more, and be sure to download the updates if you use Apple software.

(Episode Runtime: 2:29)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple vs.The FBI – Daily Security Byte EP. 218

This week, Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, posted a public letter to his customers explaining why Apple intends to fight a court order demanding that they help crack the security of a dead terrorist’s iPhone. Hearing this, you might think, “I don’t use Apple stuff, so I don’t care,” or “this doesn’t affect me and I want them to catch terrorists.” The problem is, this issue could set a precedent that will affect all of us. Watch today’s Byte to learn more about this issue and why it could affect you, and check out the references belowespecially Cook’s Letterfor more details.

Show Note: Unfortunately, this episode is posting a few days late, and I missed a day of the Daily Byte. Technical issues forced me to re-shoot the content. 

(Episode Runtime: 8:01)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIVHl-tO0BQ

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Oracle & Apple Patches – Daily Security Byte EP. 206

Another week, another pile of patches. If you use Apple or Oracle products, it’s time to download the latest updates to keep your computers and servers safe. Watch today’s video for a quick summary of the affected products and issue, and check the link below to learn more.

(Episode Runtime: 2:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT5OqG8VG9k

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)

iOS Bounties, Android Auto-root, and Guy Fawkes Day – WSWiR Episode 168

Nowadays, each week has more information security news that we used to have each month. If you find yourself falling behind, and need a shortcut to stay informed, this is the weekly video for you. Every Monday, I summarize our daily security video from last week.

Today’s episode covers a new Android malware variant, an iOS zero day that’s bad for the industry, a couple hacktivism campaigns, and more. Watch the YouTube video for all the details, and check out the references below to learn more.

(Episode Runtime: 13:13)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7Xgnd8CHQ8

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Claimed iOS Bounty is Bad News – Daily Security Byte EP. 170

Some happy researchers apparently claimed a one million dollar bounty by finding a remote root jailbreak vulnerability in iOS 9. Yet, as exciting as that might sound, it’s bad news for Apple users because the bounty was offered by a company that doesn’t plan to disclose the flaw to Apple. Watch today’s video to learn more about this news, and why I think companies like Zerodium are bad for security.

(Episode Runtime: 2:35)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILF_lR3TsIc

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Apple’s October Updates – Daily Security Byte EP. 164

 

Are you an Apple fan, or do you at least use Safari or iTunes for Windows? If so, yesterday was Apple patch day. If you haven’t updated yet, watch today’s video to learn what you’re missing.

(Episode Runtime: 1:08)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMSg5eyRynI

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

YiSpecter iOS Malware – Daily Security Byte EP.154

Another piece of iOS malware is affecting Chinese and Taiwanese users. It works against non-jailbroken devices and uses Apple’s private APIs to hide its malicious activities. Watch today’s video to learn more about it, and what users should do to avoid it.

(Episode Runtime: 3:17)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lAUaPeiHCo

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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