Oracle Patches, Heartbleed Update, and Cool Gaming Hacks
Information security has become a hot topic, with tens of new infosec articles and issues showing up each week. Perhaps you’re concerned with the latest security news, but don’t have to time to keep up with it among your other administrative tasks. If that sounds like you, check out my weekly infosec news video for a quick summary of the week’s most interesting stories.
Today’s episode is quite simple. I quickly cover Oracle’s April Critical Patch Update (CPU), share some interesting Heartbleed vulnerability updates, and end with a fun, gaming-related hack to cap off the week. Watch the video below, and browse the Reference section for links to more stories and details.
Have a great Easter weekend.
(Episode Runtime: 6:42)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtwbM82vVF0
- Oracle’s April CPU Summary Alert – Oracle
- Heartbleed vulnerability stories and updates
- NSA allegedly knew about the heartbleed flaw – Bloomberg
- Attackers leverage Heartbleed to steal tax id info – Ars Technica
- Guy who mocks Heartbleed and shares passwords gets hacked (duh) – Naked Security
- 19-yr old arrested for the Heartbleed tax id hack – Business Insider
- Attacker’s already targeting Heartbleed – PC Authority
- Chinese attackers allegedly targeting Heartbleed – Bloomberg
- Infographic showing popular sites affected by Heartbleed – BGR
- Reddit AMA with Heartbleed test tool creator – Reddit
- Metasploit modules for Heartbleed – Rapid7
- Good post on how Heartbleed affects clients too – Meldium
- Cool Lego hack that grinds freemium games for you – Wired
- Flickr fixes major SQLi bug – The Hacker News
- FBI creating a 52M face database of citizens – The Inquirer
- Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked – BGR
- Snowden talks to Putin on Russian TV – The Daily Beast
- Lacie suffers a network breach; customer data affected – PC World