Ccleaner is one of the most widely used Windows maintenance programs out there, with over 2 billion downloads. In fact, it was a utility that even I used often before moving to OS X. Read more “Ccleaner Supply-chain Attack – Daily Security Byte”

Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have stunned the world with their?car hacking research for years. Their big break through was a remote hack of a Jeep Cherokee through its onboard entertainment systems Read more “Latest Car Hacks – Daily Security Byte”

To keep Friday’s story fun, I covered an?incident that?involves both?gaming and infosec. Attackers have already created a malicious version of the popular Pokemon Go app. If you’re an Android user trying to download Pokemon Go from non-official sources, this story is no joke. Read more “Backdoor in Pokemon Go – Daily Security Byte EP. 287”

If you use Android devices, it’s time to update. Google released an Android update that fixes hundreds of vulnerabilities, including the Qualcomm chipset flaw that has been in the news lately Read more “July Android Security Update – Daily Security Byte EP. 285”

Back-channel attacks,?where attackers send information?using unusual and hard to spot communication channels, are not new. However, I think they’re cool, if not a bit impractical. In this video, I cover the Fansmitter research from an Israeli University’s Cyber Security team Read more “Fansmitter Hacks Air Gaps – Daily Security Byte EP. 281”

A new double phishing scam is targeting ISPs and pirates. Watch Friday’s video to learn how attackers are tricking ISPs into making their phishing emails look even more legitimate.? (Episode Runtime: 3:33 Direct YouTube Link:? EPISODE REFERENCES: Piracy double extortion scam ?–? BGR Piracy phishing scam targets ISPs –? Torrent Freak —? Corey Nachreiner, CISSP ?( @SecAdept ) Read more “Double Phishing Scam – Daily Security Byte EP. 279”

Security nerds, like me, often advise you to tape up your webcam when you’re not using it. However, many people think this is too paranoid. “Who’s going to spy on my computer,” they ask? Read more “Tape Your Webcam – Daily Security Byte EP. 277”

Early last week, the Democratic National Committee admitted they were hacked. Later, a security team blamed the attack on two Russian hacking groups. Now,?another hacker claims credit for the attack and shares some sensitive documents to prove it. Read more “DNC Hack Drama – Daily Security Byte EP. 274”