Tagged: passwords

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 )

IRS Releases Fourth Tax Security Tip 0

IRS Releases Fourth Tax Security Tip

Original release date: December 17, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the fourth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip focuses on protecting your passwords. Recommendations include creating longer and more complex passwords, not using the same passwords for multiple accounts, and changing your passwords on a regular basis