Alerts

Exploit Targets Nvidia Tegra-Based Nintendo Systems

Researchers have found an exploit in Nvidia Tegra X1-based systems that they say cannot be patched.


Ransomware Attack Hits Ukrainian Energy Ministry, Exploiting Drupalgeddon2

The Ukrainian Energy Ministry has been hit by a ransomware attack – and for once it looks like this is the work of amateurs, not nation-state attackers bent on making a geopolitical point. However, the bad actors appear to have made use of the recently patched Drupal vulnerability, pointing out yet once again that patch […]


Muhstik Botnet Exploits Highly Critical Drupal Bug

A botnet has exploited a highly critical Drupal CMS vulnerability, which was previously disclosed by Drupal in March.


SB18-113: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of April 16, 2018

Original release date: April 23, 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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HackerOne CEO Talks Bug Bounty Programs at RSA Conference

Can bug bounty programs be designed to protect consumer privacy and how do programs balance white hat disclosure versus companies sitting on vulnerabilities until they are fixed?


Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry

Researchers have identified a hacking group behind several widescale maritime shipping industry business email compromise (BEC) attacks since June.


Researcher Billy Rios, Talks Medical Device Security at RSA Conference 2018

Researcher Billy Rios, founder of WhiteScope, discusses medical device hacking at RSA Conference 2018 with Threatpost’s Tom Spring.


Oracle Releases April 2018 Security Bulletin

Original release date: April 17, 2018 Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for April 2018 to address 254 vulnerabilities across multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the Oracle April 2018 Critical Patch Update and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.


Russian Malicious Cyber Activity

Original release date: April 16, 2018 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom’s (UK) National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a joint Technical Alert (TA) about malicious cyber activity carried out by the Russian Government. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the Russian government as GRIZZLY STEPPE. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review the GRIZZLY STEPPE – Russian Malicious Cyber Activity page, which links to TA18-106A – Russian …
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TA18-106A: Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

Original release date: April 16, 2018 Systems Affected Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Enabled Devices Cisco Smart Install (SMI) Enabled Devices Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Enabled Network Devices Overview This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). This TA provides information on the worldwide cyber exploitation of network infrastructure devices (e.g., router, switch, firewall, Network-based …
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