Monday, January 24, 2022

Weekly Update 279

Presently sponsored by: Kolide provides endpoint security for teams that value privacy, transparency, and employee productivity. Try Kolide for free today!It's mostly breaches this week and that's mostly business as usual, except for one. I didn't know whether I...

Weekly Update 278

Presently sponsored by: Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. Try Kolide Today!I recorded this a week after Charlotte appeared with me, fresh out of isolation with a...

Weekly Update 277

Presently sponsored by: Meet compliance objectives in a remote-first world without resorting to rigid device management. Try Kolide for 14-days free!Well that all changed very quickly. One week ago, I was like "I'm going to do this video from...

Weekly Update 276

Presently sponsored by: Kolide enables cross-platform fleet visibility for your Linux, Mac, and Windows devices. Start your free 14-day trial today!2021 Dumpster fire? Harsh, but fair and I shall keep this 3D-printed reminder handy and hope I don't end...

Weekly Update 275

Presently sponsored by: Kolide provides endpoint security for teams that value privacy, transparency, and employee productivity. Try Kolide for free today!I'd say this is probably the most epic scene I've ever done one of these videos from and equally,...

Weekly Update 274

Presently sponsored by: Got Slack? Got Macs? Get Kolide: Device security that fixes challenging problems by messaging your users on Slack. Try Kolide Today!As I start out by saying this week's video, it's very summer here and not a...

Weekly Update 273

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineGeez, I'm a bit orange today! I think mucking around with the (excepti0nally cool!) moon lamp towards the beginning of this video threw...

Weekly Update 272

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineCheck out that lighting! The Elgato Key Lights have made a massive difference and they're easily controlled via their Stream Deck or the...

Weekly Update 271

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineIt's been a busy week with lots of little bits and pieces demanding my attention. Coding, IoT'ing, 3D printing and a milestone academic...

Weekly Update 270

Presently sponsored by: Redgate’s SQL Monitor: always understand the health of your SQL Server estate and avoid potential issues before they impact your business.I'm outdoors! I've really wanted to get my mobile recording setup slick for some time now...

Weekly Update 269

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineWhere does the time go? The video is an hour and 35 mins today, I suspect in part because I've done it on...

Weekly Update 268

Presently sponsored by: Varonis. Reduce your SaaS blast radius with data-centric security for AWS, G Drive, Box, Salesforce, Slack and more.Where does the time go? Feels like not a lot happening then three quarters of an hour later... But...

Weekly Update 267

Presently sponsored by: VMwareNow this office is starting to look good! New wallpaper is in and brackets for the shelf are ready, just waiting for it to be made and fitted now. Oh - I mentioned a sound absorbing...

Weekly Update 266

Presently sponsored by: VMwareWell this is a totally different office view! I'm properly getting into working more on the acoustics and aesthetics to make this the most productive environment possible which means this week things are in a bit...

Weekly Update 265

Presently sponsored by: Axonius provides an always up-to-date asset inventory, helping IT and security uncover gaps and automate action. Learn more and try it free.I had a bunch of false starts with this one. I don't know if it...

Weekly Update 264

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineA lot of cyber things this week: loads of data breach (or "scrape", In LinkedIn's case) incidents, Windows 11 upgrade experiences and then...

Weekly Update 263

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineLots of little bits and pieces this week in a later and shorter than usual update. See the references for all the details,...

Weekly Update 262

Presently sponsored by: Boxcryptor cloud security: Free end-to-end encryption for your files. Check out the seamless encryption solution, Made in Germany!5 years of weekly updates, wow. It's not like anything of much significance has happened in that time, right?!...

Weekly Update 261

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineNever a dull moment! Most important stuff this week is talking about next week, namely because Scott Helme and I will be dong...

Weekly Update 260

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe onlineAn early one today as I made space in the schedule to get out on the water 😎 I'm really liking the new...

MoleRats APT Launches Spy Campaign on Bankers, Politicians, Journalists

State-sponsored cyberattackers are using Google Drive, Dropbox and other legitimate services to drop spyware on Middle-Eastern targets and exfiltrate data.

The Case for Backing Up Source Code

As enterprise data security concerns grow, security experts urge businesses to back up their GitLab, GitHub, and BitBucket repositories.

Surge in Malicious QR Codes Sparks FBI Alert

QR codes have become a go-to staple for contactless transactions of all sorts during the pandemic, and the FBI is warning cybercriminals are capitalizing on their lax security to steal data and money, and drop malware.

Dark Souls 3 Servers Shut Down Due to Critical RCE Bug

The bug can allow attackers to remotely execute code on gamers’ computers. The devs temporarily deactivated PvP servers across multiple affected versions.
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REvil gang member arrests strike fear among cybercriminals on the Dark Web

Dark Web forum posts uncovered by Trustwave show that the recent arrests in Russia have triggered major concerns among fellow criminals.