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Security Information

This page is dedicated to security, it includes local security information, as well as a number of syndicated security feeds, alerts, tools and news from major security portals. This page aims to provide a single security information access point, helping you stay current with recent security threats. You can check the SG Security FAQ and visit the SG Security forum with any questions you might have.



SG Security Scan

The SG Security Scan is a great tool that tests a number of ports on your computer for the most common vulnerabilities.

SG Security Scanner
Vulterable Ports
Commonly Open Ports
SG Ports - comprehensive database of known TCP/UDP ports

 

SG Security Articles

General Security Guide
How To Crack WEP and WPA Wireless Networks
IRDP Security Vulnerability in Windows
Why encrypt your online traffic with VPN ?



Latest Threats - Symantec

Trojan.Herherminth - (2016.05.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
W32.Cryptolocker.AQ - (2016.05.27) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Worm.
Trojan.Zekapab - (2016.05.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Zekapab - (2016.05.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Psiload - (2016.05.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.AV - (2016.05.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Furtim - (2016.05.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Prikormkak - (2016.05.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.AU - (2016.05.23) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Trojan.Huntpos g1 - (2016.05.24) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


Google Releases Security Update for Chrome (2016.05.26)
Original release date: May 26, 2016

Google has released Chrome version 51.0.2704.63 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.




Adobe Releases Security Update for Adobe Connect (2016.05.23)
Original release date: May 23, 2016

Adobe has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Adobe Connect for Windows. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-17 and apply the necessary update.




VMware Releases Security Updates (2016.05.18)
Original release date: May 18, 2016

VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0005 and apply the necessary updates.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2016.05.18)
Original release date: May 18, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in its Web Security Appliance software. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could cause a denial-of-service-condition on an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates.

  • Cisco Web Security Appliance HTTP POST Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • Cisco Web Security Appliance Cached Range Request Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • Cisco Web Security Appliance HTTP Length Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • Cisco Web Security Appliance Connection Denial of Service Vulnerability



Symantec Releases Security Update (2016.05.16)
Original release date: May 16, 2016

Symantec has released Anti-Virus Engine 20151.1.1.4 to address a vulnerability in Symantec Antivirus products. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Symantec Security Advisory for more information and apply the necessary update.




Apple Releases Multiple Security Updates (2016.05.16)
Original release date: May 16, 2016

Apple has released security updates for tvOS, iOS, watchOS, OS X El Capitan, Safari, and iTunes. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • tvOS 9.2.1 for Apple TV (4th generation)
  • iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, and iPad 2 and later
  • watchOS 2.2.1 for Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Edition, and Apple Watch Hermes
  • OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 and Security Update 2016-003 for OS X El Capitan v10.11and later
  • Safari 9.1.1 for OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10.5, and OS X El Capitan v10.11.5
  • iTunes 12.4 for Windows 7 and later

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Apple security updates for tvOS, iOS, watchOS, OS X El Capitan, Safari, and iTunes and apply the necessary updates.




Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player (2016.05.12)
Original release date: May 12, 2016

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Flash Player. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Adobe Security Bulletins APSB16-15 and apply the necessary updates.




Google Releases Security Update for Chrome (2016.05.11)
Original release date: May 11, 2016

Google has released Chrome version 50.0.2661.102 to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Chrome Releases page and apply the necessary update.




 

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