Software Patching mike@aurainfosec.com
What is Patching?Patching = Updating
Why update software?• Software is like a puppy,its not just for Christmas.• Software needs to be looked after,or it can be...
DemoWhat happens when an unpatchedweb browser visits a hackers website?
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John Smith• Has been ignoring those pesky  warnings about updating software• Likes Facebook and checking his  internet ban...
The Hacker• Lures victims to her malicious website• Exploits computers and steals from  bank accounts
Demo
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SummaryIf you have unpatched software and youvisit a hackers site….the hacker can steal your:• Money• Email• Anything that...
What can you do?When your computer prompts forupdates install them!Take your web browser out for a WoFhttps://browsercheck...
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  • John Smiths computer is the screen on the right
  • The Hackers computer is the screen on the left
  • John Smith follows a link from his friend on facebook1. The link takes him to the hackers server2. The hackers exploits john smiths web browser3. The hacker can now take money from john smiths bank account
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    1. 1. Software Patching mike@aurainfosec.com
    2. 2. What is Patching?Patching = Updating
    3. 3. Why update software?• Software is like a puppy,its not just for Christmas.• Software needs to be looked after,or it can be turned against you.
    4. 4. DemoWhat happens when an unpatchedweb browser visits a hackers website?
    5. 5. Cast
    6. 6. John Smith• Has been ignoring those pesky warnings about updating software• Likes Facebook and checking his internet banking.
    7. 7. The Hacker• Lures victims to her malicious website• Exploits computers and steals from bank accounts
    8. 8. Demo
    9. 9. DemoRoll demo
    10. 10. SummaryIf you have unpatched software and youvisit a hackers site….the hacker can steal your:• Money• Email• Anything that the computer can access
    11. 11. What can you do?When your computer prompts forupdates install them!Take your web browser out for a WoFhttps://browsercheck.qualys.com/

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