Alerts

SB18-050: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of February 12, 2018

Original release date: February 19, 2018 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information. The vulnerabilities …
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Microsoft Releases February 2018 Security Updates

Original release date: February 13, 2018 Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s February 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


SB18-043: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of February 5, 2018

Original release date: February 12, 2018 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information. The vulnerabilities …
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Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products

Original release date: February 07, 2018 Cisco has released several updates to address vulnerabilities affecting multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates. Cisco RV132W and RV134W Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerability cisco-sa-20180207-rv13x Cisco Virtualized Packet Core-Distributed Instance Denial of Service Vulnerability  cisco-sa-20180207-vpcdi Cisco UCS Central Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability …
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SB18-036: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of January 29, 2018

Original release date: February 05, 2018 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information. The vulnerabilities …
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Safer Internet Day

Original release date: February 05, 2018 February 6, 2018, is Safer Internet Day (SID), a worldwide event aimed at promoting the safe and positive use of digital technology for all users, especially children and teens. This year’s SID theme—Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better Internet starts with you—encourages everyone to play their part in creating a better, safer, and more secure Internet. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users to view the Safer Internet Day website and the following tips: Keeping Children Safe …
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IC3 Warns of Impersonation Scams

Original release date: February 01, 2018 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on impersonation scams. In these schemes, scammers send emails impersonating IC3 to trick recipients into providing personally identifiable information or downloading malicious files. Users should use caution when reviewing unsolicited messages. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the IC3 Alert and the NCCIC/US-CERT Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this …
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FTC Warns of Online Dating Scams

Original release date: February 01, 2018 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing scams targeting online daters. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money. To stay safer online, review the FTC article on Online Dating Scams and the NCCIC/US-CERT tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you think you have been a victim of an online dating scam, report your experience to the online …
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Pyeongchang 2018: Staying Cyber Safe during the Olympics

Original release date: February 01, 2018 As the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang approach, NCCIC/US-CERT reminds travelers to be aware of cybersecurity risks. At high-profile events, cyber activists may take advantage of the large audience to spread their message. Cyber criminals may attempt to steal personally identifiable information or harvest users’ credentials for financial gain. There is also the possibility that mobile or other communications will be monitored. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users to protect themselves against these risks—especially risks associated with …
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SB18-029: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of January 22, 2018

Original release date: January 29, 2018 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information. The vulnerabilities …
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