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Emergency Java Update – Daily Security Byte EP. 213 0

Emergency Java Update – Daily Security Byte EP. 213

Normally, Oracle only releases patches every three months. However, they broke that cycle to release an emergency Java update. Watch today’s video to learn what it fixes, (Episode Runtime: 1:58 ) Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3OjtxHzZFs EPISODE REFERENCES: Oracle’s out-of-cycle Java advisory  –  Oracle Story on Oracle’s emergency Java patch  –  V3.co.uk Old Java installer might install malware –  Digital Trends —  Corey Nachreiner, CISSP  ( @SecAdept )

TaoBao Account Hijack – Daily Security Byte EP. 211 0

TaoBao Account Hijack – Daily Security Byte EP. 211

TaoBao, China’s Ebay, suffered a major account hijack where attackers accessed over 20M user accounts. However, the attack wasn’t the fault of the e-commerce site itself. Watch today’s video to learn how this happened, why it should concern everyone in the world, and what you can do about it. (Episode Runtime: 2:47 ) Direct YouTube Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVFmSIz4ITQ EPISODE REFERENCES: Over 20M TaoBao accounts hijacked in China  –  The Stack —  Corey Nachreiner, CISSP  ( @SecAdept )

France Rejects Back Doors in Encryption Products 0

France Rejects Back Doors in Encryption Products

For the right reasons too: Axelle Lemaire, the Euro nation’s digital affairs minister, shot down the amendment during the committee stage of the forthcoming omnibus digital bill, saying it would be counterproductive and would leave personal data unprotected. “Recent events show how the fact of introducing faults deliberately at the request – sometimes even without knowing – the intelligence agencies has an effect that is harming the whole community,” she said according to Numerama . “Even if the intention [to empower the police] is laudable, it also opens the door to the players who have less laudable intentions, not to mention the potential for economic damage to the credibility of companies planning these flaws

Upgrade to IE11 or Edge No Matter What – Daily Security Byte EP. 202 0

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.