Chester Wisniewski

Type: Person
Name: Chester Wisniewski
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Point-of-sale security: Targeted malware, Windows XP cause problems

The breachthat struck Target Corp. over the 2013 holiday shopping period was the biggest in a string ofrecent security incidents involving retailers, with tens of millions of customers' credit cardnumbers and other sensitive data lost in the past year ... [Published SearchSecurity.com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. probe of Target breach a long one

WASHINGTON — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding ofthe methods that hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems in December.But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole about ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Don’t Let RATs Hijack Your Mac!

My partner and I have seven pet rats at home and I love every single one of them. But there is one kind of rat I am keen on keeping out of my home—and my computer—and that’s a Remote Access Trojan. These nasty, malicious applications let attackers use ... [Published Ecoustics.com - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Rats, Infectious, Malware
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chet Chat 143 - Apr 16, 2014

From the latest Heartbleed revelations to various successes by law enforcement, Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin take you through the big computer security stories of the week.Be entertained as you learn from the news, all in our regular ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

SSCC 143 – Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks busted, failed malware cleanup censured by FTC [PODCAST]

From the latest Heartbleed revelations to various successes by law enforcement, Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin take you through the big computer security stories of the week.Be entertained as you learn from the news, all in our re ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chet Chat 142 - Apr 10, 2014

Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin help you to understand - and explain what you can do about - the big ticket security news items of the past week.The epic "Heartbleed" bug in OpenSSL, the last patches ever for XP and Office 2003, and ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

What you need to do about Heartbleed

Computerworld -That means virtually everyone should be taking steps to protect themselves, starting first by updating passwords for important online sites."It's like this is a huge Internet reset," said Steve Sundermeier, founder of Thirtyseven4.com, ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

How Heartbleed bug endangered all

>Editor's note: Chester Wisniewski is a senior security adviser at Sophos Inc., Canada. He researches computer security and privacy issues and is a regular contributor to the Naked Security blog. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

SSCC 141 - Adobe revisited, MS-DOS, Word, XP, Snapchat and backup [PODCAST]

News, opinion, advice and research!Here's our latest security podcast , featuring Sophos experts and Naked Security writers Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin .[embedded content](Audio player above not working for you? Download to listen offline, or ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

There Are 2 Sets of Underground Economy: Wisniewski

March 25 (Bloomberg) -- Sophos Senior Security Adviser Chester Wisniewski discusses the hacking economy on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Will Proposed NSA Changes Appease Critics?

March 25 (Bloomberg) -- Sophos Senior Security Adviser Chester Wisniewski discusses the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records, e-mail and Internet data ending under legislation on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: B ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 3 reports

SSCC 136.5 - RSA 2014 Conference Special: the good, the weird and the interesting! [PODCAST]

Paul Ducklin hooks up "live at RSA" with Chester Wisniewski and John Shier for a Conference Special podcast.Find out what was good, weird, interesting, or all of the above, at this year's RSA 2014 event! ... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Feb 28 2014]

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How to prevent RATs from taking over your Mac [Published ITProPortal.com - Apr 22 2014]
Point-of-sale security: Targeted malware, Windo... [Published SearchSecurity.com - Apr 21 2014]
Safety you can bank on: Chromebook, Linux, phone [Published USA Today - Apr 20 2014]
'Target hackers may take years to find' [Published NDTV - Apr 18 2014]
U.S. probe of Target breach a long one [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
Target hackers may take years to find, Secret S... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 17 2014]
Don’t Let RATs Hijack Your Mac! [Published Ecoustics.com - Apr 17 2014]
Three alternatives to using passwords [Published Gizmag - Apr 17 2014]
Chet Chat 143 - Apr 16, 2014 [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 17 2014]
Don't Let RATs Hijack Your Mac! [Published PC Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Your Favorite Websites Could Have Warned You Ab... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
SSCC 143 – Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 16 2014]
SSCC 143 - Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Naked Security Podcast - Apr 16 2014]
SSCC 143 - Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Apr 16 2014]
35 days to go for XP – 8 tips if you aren’t goi... [Published Web-Release.info - Apr 16 2014]
Heartbleed jabs its first victims: UK parents' ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 15 2014]
Please vote for Sophos Naked Security in the Eu... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 14 2014]
Reports that NSA knew about Heartbleed Bug unle... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 12 2014]
Chet Chat 142 - Apr 10, 2014 [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 11 2014]
What you need to do about Heartbleed [Published India Everyday - Apr 10 2014]
What you need to do about Heartbleed [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 10 2014]
How Heartbleed bug endangered all [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
35 days to go for XP - 8 tips if you aren't goi... [Published Eye of Riyadh - Apr 07 2014]
Apple updates OS X Safari - patches a year's wo... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 04 2014]
SSCC 141 - Adobe revisited, MS-DOS, Word, XP, S... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 02 2014]
Latest Word zero-day similar to exploits in oth... [Published CSO Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Will Proposed NSA Changes Appease Critics? [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 25 2014]
There Are 2 Sets of Underground Economy: Wisnie... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 25 2014]
There Are 2 Sets of Underground Economy: Wisnie... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 25 2014]
Will Proposed NSA Changes Appease Critics? [Published Bloomberg - Mar 25 2014]
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SSCC 143 – Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 16 2014]
From the latest Heartbleed revelations to various successes by law enforcement, Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin take you through the big computer security stories of the week.Be entertained as you learn from the news, all in our re ...
SSCC 143 - Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Naked Security Podcast - Apr 16 2014]
From the latest Heartbleed revelations to various successes by law enforcement, Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin take you through the big computer security stories of the week.Be entertained as you learn from the news, all in our regular ...
SSCC 143 - Heartbleed revisited, cybercrooks bu... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Apr 16 2014]
From the latest Heartbleed revelations to various successes by law enforcement, Sophos experts Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin take you through the big computer security stories of the week.Be entertained as you learn from the news, all in our regular ...
Source Boston 2013 - Inside the Black Hole Expl... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Mar 21 2014]
Chester Wisniewski, Sr. Security Advisor, Sophos (@chetwisniewski)One of the most successful drive-by attack toolkits available to criminals, Black Hole, is dominating the criminal marketplace. In this talk we will explore how the exploit kit is sold, ...
SSCC 136.5 - RSA 2014 Conference Special: the g... [Published Naked Security - Sophos - Feb 28 2014]
Paul Ducklin hooks up "live at RSA" with Chester Wisniewski and John Shier for a Conference Special podcast.Find out what was good, weird, interesting, or all of the above, at this year's RSA 2014 event! ...
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