Tag Archives: Snowden

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

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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)

SSL FREAK Out – WSWiR Episode 142

Did you catch all the important information security news this week? Do you know what you might learn from it? If not, watch our weekly security recap video to catch up.

Today’s episode covers yet another SSL vulnerability, explores a new Android worm, and mentions a controversy around Turbo Tax-related fraud. Watch the video for the details and check out the Reference section for more.

(Episode Runtime: 8:37 for main video with an extra at the end)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5dryp9wFhE

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Snowden, PowerOffHijack, and Router Phishing – WSWiR Episode 141

From nation state espionage, to Internet rights, to router hijacking emails, each week is packed full on information security (infosec) news. Even if you don’t have time to follow it in depth, you can’t afford to miss the latest intelligence. Let our weekly summary video fill you in.

Today, we cover Snowden’s public interview on Reddit, a dangerous sounding Android threat that’s not so bad, and a spam campaign that’s hijacking Brazilian routers. Press play to learn more, and check out the References for details.

NOTE: Embarrassingly, I wrote this and posted the video on Friday, but forgot to actually publish the blog post. If you subscribe to the YouTune channel you probably already noticed it, but I apologize to blog readers for publishing this post late. 

(Episode Runtime: 9:52)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri8Sg1V8Y7k

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

NSA Get Out of Our Phones – WSWiR Episode 140

According to the news cyber criminals, nation states, and even our own employees are attacking our digital networks. In fact there’s so much information security news each day, it’s hard to keep up. If you find yourself falling behind, perhaps my weekly summary video can help.

Today’s episode covers, nation-state malware, booby-trapped popular web sites, dangerous pre-loaded software, and more. Press play below to get the scoop, and feel free to browse the references for other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 10:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOWUsT2cWgo

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Tax Time Security Woes – WSWiR Episode 139

There’s tons of security news each week. If you can’t keep up, I try to summarize the most important stuff for you in my weekly video.

This week’s show covers a researcher leaking 10M credentials, Forbes’ website getting hacked, a TurboTax security scare, and much more. Watch the video for all the details, or check out the Reference section for other interesting stories.

(Episode Runtime: 9:50)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTycl-zSbVA

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hot Girls Help Hackers – WSWiR Episode 138

The information security (infosec) industry is fast paced, and attackers change tactics every week. Do you have trouble following the latest attacks and security news? Well, our regular infosec video is here to help.

Today’s episode covers attackers masquerading as hot girls, a zero day IE11 flaw, malicious Google Play apps, an one of the largest healthcare data breaches. Watch the video for details on all that an more, and visit the Reference section for links to other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 10:50)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjDCoG7RxsY

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Who Cares About Lovely Horse? – Daily Security Byte EP.20

Oh no… The NSA and GCHQ are following security experts on Twitter! The Sky is falling, the sky is falling! Watch today’s video to learn why I don’t think the latest “Snowden leak” qualifies as news.

(Episode Runtime: 1:29)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz3v3m2w07w

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Blackhat and More – WSWiR Episode 116

Blackhat Summary,Lots of Patches, and MonsterMind

Times have changed. Cyber attacks have increased 10-fold, causing a ton of information security (infosec) news each week. Can’t keep up with it all? Let me help out. In this weekly video summary, I highlight the biggest information and security news every week.

Last week, I had meant to post a Black Hat video summary, but simply couldn’t find the time during my two week travel schedule. I try to make up for it in this week’s episode. In today’s video, I share a bit about Black Hat, cover the latest security patches, comment on the alleged huge password theft, and highlight Snowden’s latest interview and disclosures. Watch the video for the details.

Also, don’t forget to check out the big reference section below for two weeks of security news links, and some videos from Black Hat. Have a great weekend.

(Episode Runtime: 9:09)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv1fUT15AP8

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— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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