April Patch Day, NSA Encryption Backdoors, and APT Blocker
Ready for your weekly summary of InfoSec news? Well here it is.
This week’s episode covers what you need to know about next week’s Microsoft patch day, shares details about the latest NSA/RSA encryption scandal, and unveils WatchGuard’s latest security service, which can protect you from zero day malware. Watch the video for the whole scoop, and scope out the references for links to other news.
I continue my travels in Asia next week, so the video may continue to post at unusual times. We’ll be back to our normal scheduling soon.
(Episode Runtime: 5:23)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkFmxEVveRY
- Early warning for next week’s April Patch Day – WGSC
- Smart five year old uncovers Xbox One security flaw – Ars Technica
- NSA allegedly weakened another RSA algorithm [Technical PDF] – Reuters
- WatchGuard Announces APT Blocker to protect you from zero day malware – WatchGuard
- RAT from the Middle East infects 24K victims – V3
- iOS vuln allows attackers to bypass iCloud and Find my Phone – Slate
- Cryptolocker copycat uses crappy encryption – PCWorld
- 24M routers can be used in DNS amplification DDoS – Computer Weekly
- Latest on the case against the Silk Road administrator – The Verge
- Snowden reports about NSA and GCHQ hacking German Satcom – The Register
- Boxee.tv breached; user PII stolen – Ars Technica
- North Korea “drone program” apparently just hobbyist RC – Phys.org
- Microsoft toughens their adware stance – Network World
- Bitcoin mining malware found on DVRs (attacking the Internet of Things) – Ars Technica
- Safari update fixes Pwn2Own flaws – Apple