The Olympics are over, and watching this year’s performance was far from disappointing, all the athletes were incredible, and the ceremonies looked stellar. The events all kicked off at the beginning of February starting with the opening ceremonies, but with a hitch, a large system outage. Before the opening ceremonies, most all the computer systems went down and were … [Read more...]
Gazon Android Worm – Daily Security Byte EP.37
Are you an Android user? If so you'll probably want to know about the new worm that spreads via texts, and has infected over 4000 US users. Press play to learn more. (Episode Runtime: 1:43) Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV-E7EojS3M EPISODE REFERENCES: Gazon: Android malware SMSs Amazon card scam - AdaptiveMobile — Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept) … [Read more...]
[JOKE] Breaking Update: ByteMarx Virus Targets Computing Devices with "Zombification"
WatchGuard's LiveSecurity team has discovered an alarming new strain of computer virus that is plaguing devices of all types, and even spreading to household electronics such as microwaves, electric toothbrushes and coffee makers. The new threat, known colloquially as ByteMarx (based on its file attachment ByteMarx.exe), is spreading rapidly throughout North America and Europe, … [Read more...]
Zero Day SMB Vulnerability Affects Windows Server 2003 and XP
Yesterday, a gray hat going by the alias Cupidon-3005 posted details about a zero day Windows SMB vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to gain control of fully patched Windows Server 2003 and XP computers. Microsoft is currently investigating this surprise release, but hasn't had time to post an early Security Advisory about the issue yet, let alone deliver a … [Read more...]