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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

W32.Cridex gen10 - (2016.09.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Worm.
Exp.CVE-2016-4282 - (2016.09.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Ransom.MarsJoke - (2016.09.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
Backdoor.Minzen - (2016.09.25) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.Poweliks gen2 - (2016.09.16) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.
SONAR.Heur.RGC g224 - (2016.09.16) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.JSDownloader g9 - (2016.09.20) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.SuspLaunch g14 - (2016.09.20) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.BC.CryptDrop g6 - (2016.09.20) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.
SONAR.BC.Cryptlk g4 - (2016.09.20) Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan, Virus, Worm.

 

Latest Security Advisories (US-CERT)


ISC Releases Security Updates for BIND (2016.09.27)
Original release date: September 27, 2016

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released updates that address a vulnerability in BIND. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Available updates include:

  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.10.4-P3
  • BIND 9 version 9.11.0rc3
  • BIND 9 version 9.9.9-S5

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review ISC Knowledge Base Article AA-01419 and apply the necessary updates.




OpenSSL Releases Security Updates (2016.09.23)
Original release date: September 23, 2016 | Last revised: September 26, 2016

OpenSSL has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in previous versions. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.

Available updates include:

  • OpenSSL 1.1.0b for 1.1.0 users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.2j for 1.0.2i users
  • OpenSSL 1.0.1u for 1.0.1 users *

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the OpenSSL Security Advisory and apply the necessary updates.

* Please see this previous Security Advisory for information on 1.0.1u.




FTC Releases Data Breach Recovery and Prevention Video (2016.09.22)
Original release date: September 22, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a step-by-step video to users whose personal information may have been exposed in a data breach. This video provides instruction on how to report an incident and develop a personal recovery plan after a data breach has occurred.

US-CERT encourages users to review the FTC blog and US-CERT Tips on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks, Safeguarding Your Data, and Protecting Your Privacy for more information.




Drupal Releases Security Advisory (2016.09.21)
Original release date: September 21, 2016

Drupal has released an advisory to address vulnerabilities in Drupal core 8.x versions prior to 8.1.10. Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Drupal's Security Advisory and apply the necessary update.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2016.09.21)
Original release date: September 21, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates:




Mozilla Releases Security Updates (2016.09.20)
Original release date: September 20, 2016

Mozilla has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.

Available updates include:

  • Firefox 49
  • Firefox ESR 45.4

Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Mozilla Security Advisories for Firefox and Firefox ESR and apply the necessary updates.




Apple Releases Security Updates (2016.09.20)
Original release date: September 20, 2016

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in macOS Server, macOS Sierra, Safari, and iCloud for Windows. 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 the Apple security pages for macOS Server, macOS Sierra, Safari, andiCloud for Windows and apply the necessary updates.




Cisco Releases Security Updates (2016.09.16)
Original release date: September 16, 2016

Cisco has released security updates to address a vulnerability in several products. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information from an affected system.

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




 

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