From Paul's Security Weekly
Recorded May 16, 2019 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!
- We have exciting news about the Security Weekly webcast program: We are now partnered with (ISC)2 as an official CPE provider! If you attend any of our webcasts, you will be receiving 1 CPE credit per webcast! Register for one of our upcoming webcast with Zane Lackey of Signal Sciences, Ian McShane from Endgame, or Stephen Smith and Jeff Braucher of LogRhythm (or all 3!) by going to securityweekly.com/webcasts If you have missed any of our previously recorded webcasts, you can find our on-demand library at securityweekly.com/ondemand
- So many of the big East Coast cybersecurity tradeshows take place in crowded cities like Boston and New York, where parking is a nightmare and will cost you an arm and a leg. However, this year's Compass Cybersecurity Symposium is being held at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI, just 15 minutes outside of Providence! The venue has plenty of free and easy parking. Speakers include social engineering expert Chris Hadnagy and Security Weekly podcast founder Paul Asadoorian. Use the discount code "SW2019" to save $20 on registration!
- Security Weekly will be at Hacker Halted in Atlanta, GA this October 10th-11th! EC-Council is offering our listeners a $100 discount to attend the two day conference. Use discount code HH19SW when you register or go to securityweekly.com/hackerhalted and register there! Make sure you checkout the keynote (Paul Asadoorian) and Mr. Jeff Man's talk as well!
- Have you been trying your hardest to get a ticket to DerbyCon FinishLine?! We know that tickets sold out almost immediately, as they do almost every year, and we have an exciting announcement: Security Weekly is giving away 7 tickets to DerbyCon! Here's what you need to do - subscribe to the Security Weekly YouTube channel and send an email to email@example.com with either a written or video testimonial about what Security Weekly means to you! That's it, it's really that simple! First 7 people to complete this will receive a ticket to DerbyCon! You will also be invited to participate in our Security Weekly DerbyCon interview series that Sam and Mark will be running at the conference!
Interview: Julian Zottl, Raytheon - 6:00-6:30PM
Tech Segment: How To Fix Identity & Access Management, Federico Simonetti - 6:30 - 7:30PM
- Former professor of operating systems security at the University of Milan
- Developed software for the Italian anti-terrorism and anti-pedophile police
- Serial entrepreneur with several successful exits in his past
- Hardcore software designer, with award-winning software titles on his resume
Topic: How to fix Identity and Access Management
All IAM solutions are logically flawed from a security standpoint, they either ask for a synchronized copy of the identity database or for open inbound ports on the firewall. But there is a design that fixes all those issues, making IAM much safer.
Security News - 7:30PM-8:30PM
- Microsoft plugs wormable RDP flaw, new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities - Help Net Security
- Passwords Are Dead, Long Live The Password
- A flaw in Google Titan Security Keys expose users to Bluetooth Attacks
- Severe Linux kernel flaw found in RDS
- Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerability | US-CERT
- More Attacks against Computer Automatic Update Systems - Schneier on Security
- Google 0Day In the Wild project tracks zero-days exploited in the Wild
- thrangrycat, Cisco 0-day, and the first exploit named with only emoticon….
- MDS attacks, Rogue In-flight Data Load, and intel CPU hardware attacks.
- 0-day in Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, pre-authentication
- Plane radio navigation can be hacked with a $600 SDR…easily thwarted, but this article puts all of the parts together.
- Google’s BLE titan security keys are easily hijacked
- …and because IBM felt left 0ut RCE in WebLogic
- Singapore passes anti-fake-news law Requires debate to be based on a foundation of truth, honor and honesty. The definitions of falsehood and public interest in the bill remain concerns. This is one to watch.
- White label GPS trackers hacked Generic GPS trackers SIM can be reset by hackers to enable and change functionality such as enabling the microphone. Security appears to be an afterthought. Also the question of why these features exist in a GPS tracker comes to mind.
- Microsoft RDP/wormhole patch Microsoft issues patch for RDP services to close RCE hole. Patch includes Windows XP update.
- WhatsApp used to distribute malware WhatsAPP on Android and iOS can be used to distribute malware. Update released 5.13 resolves the flaws.
- US House of Representatives requires Information Security trainng The US House of Representatives is just requiring itself to complete annual cyber training. In today's threat environment, quarterly and monthly training is more the norm, and NIST SP 800-53 already requires it for federal information system users.
- Supply Chain Security training legislated Training proposed for acquisition officials on the heals of ASUS and other similar hardware issues. Supply chain defects bypasses traditional perimeter protections, and has to apply to anyone processing your dats.
- Cisco Router bug in boot Trust Anchor While not being actively exploited, update your cisco routers NOW, check the Cisco Advisory for specific products and updates
- New Zombieland Intel Security flaw using speculative execution There are more and more flaws that exploit the speculative execution in Intel chips. They are getting media attention with sexy names and logos. Most are low-risk due to the level of direct intervention to exploit.
- Hackers add Magcart skimmer to Forbes online shopping cart Hackers insert skimmer that collected card numbers, CCV, Expiration, home addresses, etc.
Let's pause to remember one of the great Cryptologic Successes of World War II
It's been a banner week for vulnerability disclosures...
- Microsoft Issues Urgent Fix for Windows in First XP Patch since Wannacry Wait, what? Nobody is still using XP are they???
- Major Security Issues Found in Cisco Routers
- WhatsApp Vulnerability Exploited to Infect Phones with Israeli Spyware
- Install updates now to address a vulnerability in most Intel CPUs