Posted Date: 8 Nov 2012
Effective Date: 8 Nov 2012
This week, NUIT's Senior Data Security Analyst, Roger Safian, discusses information security issues of concern to the NU community, including:
- Several important updates, including Chrome and Apple's iOS and Safari
- Flaws in Facebook password protections
- Contracting malware via Skype
Links mentioned in this session are available below in Additional Information. Listen now.
The Information Security News podcast series, hosted by Senior Data Security Analyst Roger Safian, provides the Northwestern University community with timely information security issues and tips for a more secure computing experience.
The Information Security News series is a complement to the NUIT to Go series, which focuses on current and upcoming information technology services, initiatives, and support. Have a topic you'd like to suggest? Contact NUIT Communications.
- Apple Fixes Security Holes with iOS 6.0.1 and Safari 6.0.2
- Chrome 23 closes holes, promises longer battery life
- Misconfigured Apache sites expose user passwords, other private data
- Facebook flaw bypasses password protections
- Hacking affects 200,000 more than expected
- Cybercriminals continue to improve Skype-spreading malware
- Zero-day attack reportedly pierces key Adobe Reader defense
- Windows vs Apple OS X security: market share more important than product
- Coded WWII Message Found on Pigeon Remains
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Last Updated: 8 November 2012