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Flash 0day and MS Patch Day – Daily Security Byte EP. 273

The second Tuesday of each month is infamously known as Microsoft Patch Day by IT pros. However, this month Adobe’s security news trumps Microsoft’s. Watch today’s video to learn why you should update Flash before your Microsoft products, but also why you shouldn’t skimp on the Microsoft patches either.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPo6vF9vrCU

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Advanced Lingering Malware – Daily Security Byte EP. 270

Microsoft’s Background Intelligent Transfer Service helps Windows and other programs quietly deliver updates in the background, without taxing your network bandwidth. Unfortunately, cyber criminals have also figured out how to exploit it to continually reinstall malware on a cleaned computer. Watch the video below to learn more.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSNeCHWNpN4

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

May Day, May Day, Patch Day – Daily Security Byte EP. 261

Do you want to stay safe online? Then you need to keep your patches up-to-date since most Internet exploits target old flaws. Tuesday’s Byte video covers Microsoft and Adobe’s security bulletins for May. Watch below, but more importantly, go update.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbmSGgL3TzY

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Remove QuickTime for Windows – Daily Security Byte EP. 248

Trend Micro researchers found two serious vulnerabilities in Quicktime for Windows. Normally I’d tell you to patch, but instead I’m suggestion you remove. Watch today’s video to find out why.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JmCwViLPuM

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

April Patch Day 2016 – Daily Security Byte EP. 247

Microsoft and Adobe have delivered a fresh batch of security updates for April. If you use products from either vendor, watch today’s short Security Byte to get a summary of the updates, and more importantly, follow the links below to get your patches.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r95SPareQU4

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Microsoft Macro Tip – Daily Security Byte EP. 238

Malware spread via malicious Office documents with evil macros is on the rise again. While Microsoft does have settings that allow you to disable or warn about macros, most businesses share documents with legitimate macros. How do you protect your users from evil macros while letting the legitimate documents use them? Watch today’s video to learn about Microsoft’s new macro safety feature.

(Episode Runtime: 2:20)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhqq7npI8l8

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Flash 0day & Patches – Daily Security Byte EP. 229

Frankly, I’m a bit sick of talking about patches and security updates after focusing on them for the last two days. However, so many important security updates got released today that I have to cover them for a third day in a row. If you use Adobe Flash, Microsoft products, Firefox, or a Cisco cable modem, watch today’s video to learn about these important patches, including one that fixes a zero day flaw.

Show Note: Please excuse the irritating audio pops. I have since replaced the defective mic.

(Episode Runtime: 2:37)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LDgnICKE-Y

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

February Patch Day Plugs Microsoft and Adobe Flaws- Daily Security Byte EP. 214

If you’re an IT administrator, you probably know that yesterday was Microsoft Patch Day. You might even know that Adobe shares this day. Watch today’s video for a quick summary of the affected products, and the scope and impact of some of the flaws. More importantly, be sure to follow the links in the Reference section to find out where to get the updates so you can patch quickly.

(Episode Runtime: 2:48)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhZFzPAjN8Q

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Upgrade to IE11 or Edge No Matter What – Daily Security Byte EP. 202

Last month, I warned you that Microsoft planned to End-of-Life all version of Internet Explorer (IE) after January 12, except version 11. This means they will only release security updates for IE11 and the new Edge browser, so if you use Microsoft browsers you need to upgrade to stay safe. However, in today’s video I tell you why you need to upgrade to IE11 (or Edge) even if you don’t plan on using Microsoft’s browsers.

(Episode Runtime: 2:24)

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

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

New Year, New Microsoft Patches – Daily Security Byte EP. 201

Why not start your new year security plan right by staying current with patches? Tuesday was Microsoft and Adobe’s monthly patch day. Watch the video below to learn about the affected products, the severity of the issues, and how quickly to patch. Or at the very least skip to the reference section to find links to the proper patches.

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Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NGW6T3m36U

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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