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June Apple Patch Day – Daily Security Byte EP.107

If you use Apple products — on Mac or PC — know that today is Apple Patch Day. The popular software company released six security advisories (originally five, but they had a late breaking advisory) fixing many security flaws in most of their most popular products. Watch today’s video to learn which products are affected, and what you should patch (or check the Reference section for a link to the page with all the details)

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Microsoft Posts Critical Patches – Daily Security Byte EP.95

It happens every month… Microsoft released their June patches on Tuesday, fixing 45 vulnerabilities in a range of popular products. If you manage a Windows network, you should watch this video to get the Patch Day highlights, and to learn which products to update first. As an aside, I recorded this video Wednesday, but was not able to edit and post it until today due to travel.   (Episode Runtime: 2:07) Direct YouTube Link: h ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dUGG1eP3A8 EPISODE REFERENCES: Microsoft’s June Patch Day Summary Bulletin  –  Microsoft Nice blog write up will all you need for June Patch Day  –  Ghacks.net —  Corey Nachreiner, CISSP  ( @SecAdept )

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iOS Crash Text – Daily Security Byte EP.89

High schoolers around the nation likely woke up to randomly rebooting iPhones due to pranksters exploiting a mysterious new flaw triggered by a simple text message. The news of this malicious text started on Reddit, but quickly spread as security researchers and the press jumped on the issue. Learn more about it in today’s video.

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Cryptography Logjam – Daily Security Byte EP.86

Are you getting sick of SSL/TLS and other cryptography related vulnerabilities? I sure am! Nonetheless, we need to keep on top of them in order to keep our communications private. In today’s daily video I cover Logjam, a new named vulnerability having to do with the Diffie-Hellman key negotiation

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VM Venom, MS Patches, & GTA V Malware – WSWiR Episode 152

Last week was full of a wide range of information security news; from the latest critical Microsoft updates, to a new virtualization system vulnerability, and finishing off with malware targeting a popular video game. If you find yourself falling behind with the latest security intelligence, you’re not alone. Don’t worry though, we’re here to pick up the slack.