NSA Facial Recognition, OpenSSL Patch, and Zeus Takedown
It’s that time again. If you have a hankering for the latest InfoSec news, this is the place to get it. You can watch me summarize all of the week’s biggest security stories in one short video.
Today I talk about the NSA scanning the Internet for our pictures, a big OpenSSL security update, and the latest botnet takedown that puts a damper on GOZeus and Cryptolocker. Watch the video for the scoop, and check out the Extras below for other news.
Hope you have a great weekend, and stay safe out there.
(Episode Runtime: 8:33)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp46hzT6G1E
- Microsoft to release seven bulletins next week – Microsoft
- Snowden Leak: NSA scanning the web using facial recognition – NYTimes
- OpenSSL Updates fix six vulnerabilities – OpenSSL
- Global task force takes down GOZeus, scan and clean your computer now – The Guardian
- Latest Cupid OpenSSL flaw details (heartbleed attack on wireless EAP) – Ars Technica
- The UK Queen says hackers should get life – The Guardian
- Sydney teen falsely arrested for SWATing – Naked Security
- Some “Get Safe Online” sites offer bad security advice – Ars Technica
- GnuTLS suffers serious buffer overflow vulnerability – Radare Blog
- Soraya malware targets POS systems – SC Magazine
- Another white hat researcher jumps on the car hacking bandwagon – Network World
- Bad guys use UDP a lot to attack and hide malicious activity – Network World
- Security flaws found in WordPress SEO plugins – PCWorld
- Car hacking short documentary – Vice
- Google launches an online game to help find web application security researchers – The Register
- Check out Sabu’s (Anonymous hacker) chat logs with Brazilian hackers – The Guardian
- Hacking office IP telephones (hacking IoT) – Wired
- Microsoft will finally patch the 0day ZDI disclosed – ThreatPost